Elizabeth G. Nabel

President, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth G. Nabel is president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. She leads a premier academic integrated health delivery system focused on health care reform. In her prior position as director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, she oversaw an annual $3 billion research portfolio where she created the Red Dress Heart Truth campaign, launched the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, and created scientific programs in genomics and stem cells. As a physician-scientist, she studies the molecular genetics of cardiovascular diseases and has authored over 250 publications. Her memberships include the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among others, and she is a fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Nabel serves on the editorial boards of the New England Journal of Medicine and Science Translational Medicine.

Videos/Audio of Elizabeth G. Nabel

Wrapping up the 2012 Festival, from women's heart health to resisting the urge to over acheive to storing wind energy... See more
With health spending representing nearly one-fifth of US GDP, the debate on fixing the US economy is inextricably bound... See more