Donna E. Shalala to present Healthcare Policy Analysis
at 2023 Annual Meeting



LUGPA will hold its 15th Annual Meeting November 2-4, 2023 at the Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Lake Buena Vista, FL. LUGPA’s Annual Meeting is the premiere education and networking event for independent urology practice physicians, administrators, advanced practice providers and managers.

We are happy to announce Donna E. Shalala will present "Healthcare Policy Analysis" at the 2023 Annual Meeting and she will join the Q & A with LUGPA’s Health Policy and Political Affairs Team directly after her presentation. 

A distinguished educator, Donna E. Shalala is Trustee Professor of Political Science and Health Policy at the University of Miami. She was President of the University of Miami (2001-2015), Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1987-1993), and President of Hunter College of the City University of New York (1980-1987).

One of the most honored academics of her generation, she has been elected to seven national academies including the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Education, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. She has more than five dozen honorary degrees from American and International Universities. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

One of the country's first Peace Corps Volunteers (Iran), her public service also includes serving as Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services in the Clinton administration for eight years. In 2008 President George W. Bush selected her as the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award. She was named one of "America's Best Leaders" by U.S. News & World Report (2005), received the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights (2010), and was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame (2011).

Professor Shalala received her A.B. from Western College for Women and her PhD from Syracuse University.