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Each month, What’s Next Health talks with leading thinkers like Daniel Kraft, BJ Fogg, danah boyd, and Sal Khan to inspire us all to think big about the future of health and health care.

This series is all about discovery. We’re connecting with great thinkers inside and outside of health to inspire our work and the work of others.

Leading Thinkers Explore Big Questions

Jay Parkinson

Jay Parkinson

Jay Parkinson, co-founder of Sherpaa, talks about designing a more beautiful health care experience for patients and doctors.

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BJ Fogg

BJ Fogg

BJ Fogg, director of the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, shares his model for behavior change and how aligning motivation, ability and triggers can lead to healthy habits.

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Jessica Green

Jessica Green

Jessica Green, founding director of the BioBE (Biology and the Built Environment Center), explores how good germs might lead to healthier buildings and healthier lives.

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Sal Khan

Sal Khan

Sal Khan, visionary founder of Khan Academy, talks about huge shifts in learning and knowledge sharing and what they mean for health and health care.

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Jake Porway

Jake Porway

How can big data help us solve big problems? Jake Porway, a data scientist and machine-learning enthusiast, talks about big data, a topic that is literally growing each day in its relevance to our work.

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danah boyd

danah boyd

How is the internet shaping our friendships, networks and how we get information? danah boyd—social scientist and high priestess of internet friendship—explores conundrums of a networked society and what this all means for health.

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Daniel Kraft

Daniel Kraft

Inventor, entrepreneur, and flight surgeon Daniel Kraft talks about how we can achieve "escape velocity" in health care.

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Future Conversations

  • Keith Wailoo, vice dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, on:
    A Historian Looks Ahead.
  • Randy Jirtle, senior scientist, University of Bedfordshire, University of Wisconsin-Madison McArdle Laboratory, on: Epigenetics: Are You What Your Grandmother Ate for Breakfast?
  • Sheena Iyengar, inaugural S.T. Lee professor of Business, Columbia Business School, on: The Art of Choosing
  • Nate Garvis, founder, author, Naked Civics, on: Creating Cuture.
  • Jose Gomez-Marquez, Little Devices @ MIT, on: Want More Innovation in Health Care? Do It Yourself

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