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Shannon Brownlee

Shannon Brownlee is senior vice president of the Lown Institute and a visiting scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is co-founder of the Right Care Alliance, a network of activist patients, clinicians, and community leaders. Brownlee is author of Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer, which she published while serving as acting director of the Health Policy Program at the New America Foundation. She is a nationally recognized writer and essayist whose work has appeared in The AtlanticNew York Times MagazineWashington Post, Times of LondonTime, and others.

2017 Sessions

Thursday, September 28

Session 6: A Health Care Debate Moderated by Intelligence Squared

4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom
America's premier debate series, Intelligence Squared U.S., will take the main stage at Transform to debate the motion "The U.S. Health Care System is Terminally Broken." The Transform audience will vote to declare a winner of the debate, which will be streamed online and recorded live for national television and radio broadcast. Intelligence Squared U.S. is a non-partisan, non-profit organization founded to restore critical thinking, facts, reason, and civility to American public discourse.