April 20, 2021

Keynote speakers include CDC Director, Eli Lilly and Company Chairman & CEO, Teladoc Health CEO, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital CEO & more

CNBC to host virtual event on Tuesday, May 11

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 20, 2021– CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the speaker lineup for “Healthy Returns Summit: New Era of Innovation,” taking place virtually on Tuesday, May 11 at 12pm ET. The event will highlight what the health care industry has learned over the past 15 months from vaccines to health equity to mental health, and how to apply these key learnings to upcoming treatments and innovations. The summit will also go behind-the-scenes of new groundbreaking ideas that could transform the future of the industry. “Healthy Returns Summit: New Era of Innovation” is sponsored by Change Healthcare and Ontrak.

CNBC’s Healthy Returns Summit will feature some of the most influential voices in health care during this critical juncture in the pandemic when an increasing portion of the population has been vaccinated but concerns still loom over the new variants and long-term effects of COVID that could threaten recent successes and the economy. Topics will include: the latest on vaccine rollout and the reopening of the economy, major leaps in vaccine development, ways to fight health inequality, breakthrough treatments in mental health and the role psychedelics might play, the future of telehealth, and top investment ideas in the health care space.

CNBC’s expert talent will moderate the virtual interviews and the content from the program will be featured on CNBC’s Business Day programming and CNBC Digital.

“Healthy Returns Summit: New Era of Innovation” speakers will include:

Christian Angermayer, Apeiron Investment Group Founder, Dr. Elaine Batchlor, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital CEO, Daniel Carcillo, Wesana Health CEO & Co-Founder and Former NHL Player, Steven Corwin, MD, NewYork-Presbyterian CEO & President, Nicholas Galakatos, Blackstone Life Sciences Senior Managing Director, Sharmin Ghaznavi, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Director and the Director of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Center for the Neuroscience of Psychedelics, Jason Gorevic, Teladoc Health CEO, Dr. John Halamka, Mayo Clinic Platform President, Toni Hoover, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Strategy Planning and Management for Global Health Director, Julia Iyasere, NewYork-Presbyterian Dalio Center for Health Justice VP, Kathrin Jansen, Pfizer Head of Vaccine Research & Development SVP, Peter Lee, Microsoft Research and Incubations Corporate VP, Bill Maris, Section 32 Founder, Michael Neidorff, Centene Corporation CEO, Chairman & President, Dave Ricks, Eli Lilly and Company CEO & Chairman, Vicki Sato, PhD, Vir Biotechnology and Denali Therapeutics Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director

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