Innovators

By Harris Search Associates

The Innovators podcast, a product of Harris Search Associates, features interesting conversations with global thought leaders in the areas of higher education and research, engineering, technology, and the health sciences and provides our listeners an opportunity to benefit from lessons learned from the national leaders changing the landscape of innovation and discovery.

  1. 1.
    Leading a Storied HBCU in Times of Promise and of Change (with Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University)
    31:37
  2. 2.
    Food Safety & Security: Commentary from a Texas A&M International Educator, Leader & Policymaker (with Dr. Elsa Murano, Director of the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University)
    43:13
  3. 3.
    Technology & International Education: Convergence and a Unique Leadership Role at Rice University (with Klara Jelinkova, Vice President for International Operations and IT at Rice University)
    40:50
  4. 4.
    Assessing the Long Term Impact of 2020 on Minority Communities – Moving Toward a Culture of Shared Success (with Dr. Michael Lomax, President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund)
    32:46
  5. 5.
    Public Health's Next Big Challenge (with Dr. Caroline Buckee, Associate Director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard University)
    36:45
  6. 6.
    Discussing Rocky Top's COVID-19 Response (with Dr. Donde Plowman, Chancellor of the University of Tennessee Knoxville)
    27:22
  7. 7.
    Making Campus Health a Chief Concern (with Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, Chief Wellness Officer at The Ohio State University)
    37:03
  8. 8.
    Leading a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC): The National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at the University of Nebraska (with Executive Director Robert Hinson, USAF, Lt. General (Ret))
    39:27
  1. 9.
    Prognosis for Higher Education in a Post-Pandemic World (with Dr. Santa Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia)
    25:27
  2. 10.
    A Pioneer in Biomedical Engineering: Reflections and Insights (with Dr. Ajit Yoganathan, The Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Regents' Professor at The Georgia Institute of Technology)
    39:58
  3. 11.
    Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of America's Public Health System in the Time of COVID-19 (with Dr. Donna Petersen, Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of South Florida)
    38:39
  4. 12.
    The State of American Higher Education: Before and During COVID-19 (with Dr. Adrianna Kezar, Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California)
    42:44
  5. 13.
    Improving STEM Education to Build a Workforce (with Dr. Mónica Bugallo, Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stonybrook University)
    35:20
  6. 14.
    Operational & Strategic Leadership (with Dr. Jacqueline Travisano, Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Miami (FL))
    31:42
  7. 15.
    Managing Operations at a System of Universities (with Lesa Roe, Chancellor of the University of North Texas System)
    32:01
  8. 16.
    Affecting Change from Leadership at Northern Illinois University (with President Dr. Lisa Freeman, Provost Beth Ingram, and CFO Sarah McGill)
    30:13
  9. 17.
    The Past, Present, and Future of the University of New Hampshire (with Dr. James Dean, President of the University of New Hampshire)
    35:26
  10. 18.
    Population Health and Tackling Modern Healthcare Challenges (with Dr. David Nash, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Health Policy at the Jefferson College of Population Health)
    27:29
  11. 19.
    Technological Solutions to Scientific Problems (with Dr. Klemen Zupancic, CEO of Scinote)
    35:07
  12. 20.
    How to Deliver Expanded Research Opportunities at Medical Institutions (with Dr. Jeffrey Joyce, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs at Florida State University)
    34:20
  13. 21.
    The Evolution and Development of Hispanic & Latinx Americans in STEM (with Raquel Tamez, CEO of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)
    35:01
  14. 22.
    The Role of the Land Grant University (with Dr. Susan Fritz, the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Dean of the Graduate College at the University of Nebraska)
    27:35
  15. 23.
    The Role of the Supply Chain in Food Security (with Dr. Eleftherios Iakovou, Director, Manufacturing and Logistics Innovation Initiatives, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station)
    38:41
  16. 24.
    The Importance of Veterinary Medicine in Healthcare (with Dr. Michael Lairmore, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis)
    29:56
  17. 25.
    Attracting International Students to U.S. Engineering Programs (with Dr. Leo Kempel, Dean of the College of Engineering at Michigan State University)
    30:30
  18. 26.
    Improving the Student Experience at Drexel University (with Dr. Brian Blake, Provost at Drexel University)
    22:59
  19. 27.
    The Importance of Partnerships in Academia and Healthcare (with Dr. Charles Taylor, Provost and EVP of Academic Affairs at the University of North Texas)
    27:32
  20. 28.
    The Power of Leadership in Healthcare (with Dave Appino and Joe Mazzenga of NuBrick Partners)
    26:18
  21. 29.
    How Technology Can Impact the Doctor/Patient Experience (with Dr. King Li, dean and chief academic officer of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine)
    24:47
  22. 30.
    Artificial Intelligence and Precision Medicine (with Dr. Douglas Miller, Founder & CEO of Cognitive Diagnosis)
    21:25
  23. 31.
    The Critical Role of Biomedical Informatics (with Dr. Philip Payne, Director of the Institute for Informatics at Washington University in St. Louis)
    32:02
  24. 32.
    The Impact of Academic Health Centers (with Paul Umbach, Founder and Senior Principal at Tripp Umbach)
    30:08
  25. 33.
    Crisis Management and Communication in Higher Education (with Dr. Joseph Brennan, PRSA Fellow and Public Relations Professional)
    30:26
  26. 34.
    How to Develop Strong Leadership in Healthcare (with Dr. Ed Funai, Chief Operating Officer, USF Health)
    24:38
  27. 35.
    Overseeing Academic Recruitment: An Institutional View (with Dr. Terry Curry, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources at Michigan State University)
    24:16
  28. 36.
    How Does a Lack of Diversity Hurt Institutions? (with Dr. Dennis Mitchell, Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion for Columbia University)
    18:22
  29. 37.
    Leading the Research Enterprise (with Dr. Sally Rockey, Executive Director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research)
    22:27
  30. 38.
    Are Universities Training Students to Meet the Needs of Employers? (with Dr. Christopher T. Jones, Corporate Vice President and President of Northrop Grumman Technology Services)
    23:36
  31. 39.
    The Chief Diversity Officer and Its Impact in Higher Education (with Dr. Judy Jackson, Chief Diversity Officer at MIT)
    35:28
  32. 40.
    The Role of the Chair in Search Committees (with Danielle Holley-Walker, Dean of the Howard University School of Law)
    21:00
  33. 41.
    Strategic Enrollment Management (with Dr. Pelema Morrice, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of Missouri)
    21:19
  34. 42.
    STEM Research and Higher Education's Role (with Dr. Emily Miller, Associate Vice President of the Association of American Universities)
    21:23
  35. 43.
    The Evolution and Importance of Research Institutions (with Dr. Stephen Lanier, Vice President for Research at Wayne State University)
    16:46
  36. 44.
    Building STEM Capacity (with Patricia Woody Reeves, Founder and President of PWR Consulting)
    19:44
  37. 45.
    The Role of Leadership in Higher Education (with Dr. Lisa Freeman, Interim President of Northern Illinois University)
    17:42
  38. 46.
    The Research Enterprise in Higher Education (with Dr. Walter Horton)
    17:18

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