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David Wofford and the UN Foundation are Working Toward Improved Accessible Workplace Healthcare

In equality, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   David Wofford serves in the capacity of Senior Director at the UN Foundation with his current work wrapped around equitable workplace healthcare through the Universal Access Project and the corporate policies that have widespread impact potential. He talks with Frontrunners Innovate, Mary Kurek, about the Universal Access Project’s goals and what we can expect from the Foundation and …

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Eriona Hysolli Works to Reconnect Us to Nature’s Thriving Heartbeat by Studying the Wooly Mammoth

In Climate, Planet, Publisher Channel, Technology by Mary Kurek

Eriona Hysolli is the Head of Biological Sciences at US-based Colossal Biosciences. Currently, studying the wooly mammoth as a project to support “de-extinction”of related and other species, she collaboratively works to gain insight on how to utilize science and technology to help elephants increase their opportunity for survival. Considered a key creature in the overall balance of nature on planet …

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Professor Antonio Imeneo Co-Founded Books for Peace to Bring Light and Voice to Those Without

In Peace, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Producer’s Note:  Frontrunners Development, Inc. via our Media Platform, Frontrunners Innovate, is proud to partner with BOOKS for PEACE to help spread the mission for peace and to amplify the voice of those who need to be heard. BOOKS for PEACE is a global organization co-founded by Professor Antonio Imeneo of Italy.  Professor Imeneo is the Director of the International …

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Adam Gordon Gives Researchers a Better Digital Search Tool

In Publisher Channel, Technology by Mary Kurek

Adam Gordon, CEO of Plumb.one Independent Search knows that a lot of people aren’t just looking for the nearest coffee shop or how to get rid of pimples. He knows there are journalists, clinical researchers, thought leaders, health and wellness professionals, and those looking for specific information on health, legal, or historical topics, and more. Sometimes, that information isn’t as …

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Enrique Mendizabal Helps The World’s Researchers Develop Better Think Tanks

In Publisher Channel, Think Tanks by Mary Kurek

Enrique Mendizabal comes from a think tank background. He’s been involved in studying think tanks and evidence-based policy and policy entrepreneurship for over 20 years. In 2010, he headed the Research and Policy in Development (RAPID) programme at the Overseas Development Institute where he led the organisation’s research and practice on think tanks, networks, research communications, and policy influence. RAPID’s …

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Tracey D. Brown: American Diabetes Association

In Game Changers 17 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Tracey D. Brown is Chief Executive Officer of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the nation’s largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Tracey, herself, has been thriving while living with Type 2 diabetes for over 16 years. She is the first CEO in the organization’s almost 80-year history that is living with Type 2 diabetes and is committed …

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Youth Impact Game Changer: Alejandro Gaytan (United States)

In Game Changers 14 by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Alejandro Gaytan is Mobilizing Youth Leaders to Work on World Issues Alejandro Gaytan is a teenage leader who is way ahead of his years.  He is an innovator passionate about seeing others succeed.   Currently, he is the Head Tutor Teacher for the Department of Mathematics at Independence High School, teaching from rudimentary algebra to basic abstract algebra. Alejandro was named UN …

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Caribbean Health Research To Serve a UNSDG

In Africa, Features12, Health, Health Tech, News by Mary Kurek2 Comments

 IMPLEMENTING A CARIBBEAN HEALTH RESEARCH INFORMATICS NETWORK By Gene D. Morse, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS Small island nations in the Caribbean face diverse health challenges. To address these challenges, health systems in the region need to be strengthened, especially in the area of surveillance and monitoring of health outcomes. This step is also a critical input for countries to be able …