Paul Limburg, M.D., M.P.H.
Paul Limburg, M.D., M.P.H., is a consultant in the Department of Internal Medicine and professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic. He is a prolific author, speaker and researcher, specializing in chronic disease prevention. As the medical director for both Global Business Solutions and the Office of Wellness, Dr. Limburg oversees our robust product portfolio so that the business strategies align with client and market needs. Dr. Limburg is also a local youth sports coach, member of the Augustana College Athletic Hall of Fame, and retired trumpet player. Learn more about Dr.Limburg here: http://gbs.mayoclinic.org
Adam Perlman, MD, MPH
Dr. Adam Perlman is an Associate Professor of Medicine and works within the Duke University Health System as Executive Director of Duke Integrative Medicine and in a leadership role as Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness. He has responsibility for Duke’s Health and Wellness portfolio, including Duke Integrative Medicine, the Duke Diet and Fitness Center as well as the Duke Health and Fitness Center. In his role, he is contributing to the work of healthcare transformation within and beyond the University System. Additionally, he is the Founder and Director of the Leadership Program in Integrative Healthcare at Duke University. Since assuming his position in 2011, Dr. Perlman has worked to transform the business model for many aspects of Health and Wellness, including such changes as adding insurance coverage as well as a concierge Integrative Primary Care practice at Duke Integrative Medicine. Learn more about Dr.Perlman here: www.dukeintegrativemedicine.org
As Senior Director for the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Enterprise, Tom Gubanc is responsible for directing the strategic and tactical planning, development, distribution and coordination of new wellness products and services that improve health and the cost effectiveness of healthcare delivery. The goal of Cleveland Clinic’s wellness efforts is to make preventive care and wellness a driving force in medicine and society.
The goal of Cleveland Clinic’s wellness efforts is to minimize the physical, emotional and economic costs of illness through health and wellness services and education. Cleveland Clinic has a strong history of leadership in the Wellness sphere. As a top ranked healthcare institution, Cleveland Clinic has consistently sought to shift the national focus from providing “sick” care to promoting wellness. From designating its entire health system smoke free on July 4, 2005, to no longer hiring smokers as of Sept. 1, 2007, banning trans-fats from its menus and appointing the country’s first Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic is dedicated to creating a healthier environment for its employees, patients and community.
Gina Diez Barroso | President and CEO, Grupo Diarq
Gina Diez Barroso is president and CEO of Grupo Diarq, a Mexico City-based firm whose vision is to promote and develop Mexican creativity; with 1,000-plus employees and eight subsidiaries, the company runs the gamut from real estate development to the creation of “Centro,” a University of Design, Film, Media and Innovation. Grupo Diarq’s publishing house, GYA, published Harmony, Serenity, Balance: Spectacular Spas of Mexico.