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Howard Moon

Howard Moon is an Executive Director of Government Affairs at Amgen. Howard is responsible for directing Amgen’s advocacy with the House of Representatives, working directly with key Members of Congress and their staff. Howard provides strategic advice to senior executives on policy matters important to Amgen and works to educate…

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Hon. Allyson Y. Schwartz

Hon. Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO of the Better Medicare Alliance and a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania who served from 2005-2015, is a nationally recognized leader on health care issues. Better Medicare Alliance is the leading advocacy coalition supporting Medicare Advantage. Having worked…

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Gabriel Maldonado

Raised in the City of Compton, Gabriel Maldonado is the Founder and CEO of TruEvolution — a social justice and community health organization advancing the quality of life and human dignity of LGBTQ people based in Riverside, California. Having served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV, Gabriel works to…

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Dr. Edward Ramos

Edward Ramos, Ph.D., is team lead and program director for the Participant Center, a component of the All of Us Research Program managing overall operations for national enrollment of participants as direct volunteers. Ed is also the federal point person for the Sync for Science initiative—an interagency effort aimed at developing technologies for…

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Dr. Gary Puckrein

Gary A. Puckrein, PhD, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Minority Quality Forum (formerly the National Minority Health Month Foundation), a not-for-profit organization that he founded in 1998. The Forum addresses the critical need for strengthening national and local efforts to use evidence-based, data-driven initiatives to guide…

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Dr. Garth N. Graham

Garth Graham, M.D., MPH, is a leading authority on social determinants of health. President of the Aetna Foundation and Vice President of Community Health for Aetna, Inc., Garth is also a cardiologist and public health expert. He oversees the community health initiatives for the Foundation and Aetna, Inc., bringing his…

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Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. is Director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), which seeks to advance the science of minority health and health disparities research through research, training, research capacity development, public education, and information dissemination.  Dr. Pérez-Stable practiced general internal…

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Chris Swonger

As President & CEO for Responsibility.org, Chris Swonger brings his knowledge leading the industry in corporate social responsibility strategies. With over 25 years of experience in the public and private sector, representing elected officials and three diverse, global consumer goods companies, Chris has led integrated corporate affairs strategies with responsibility…

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CHCI AND CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY PARTNER TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO LATINX LEADERS

Qualified CHCI alumni will receive scholarships that cover a minimum of 30% of tuition per semester when enrolling in Heinz College’s master’s programs. Washington D.C. - January 25, 2019. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy have partnered…

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