Principal Investigators and Staff

David Gergen

Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Director
Professor of Public Service, Harvard Kennedy School

Director, Center for Public LeadershipDavid R. Gergen is a Professor of Public Service and Director of the Center for Public Leadership. Over the past three decades, he has served as a White House advisor to four presidents: Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton. In the mid-1980s, he began a career in journalism, becoming editor of U.S. News & World Report. He joined the Kennedy School faculty in January 1999, while remaining editor at large for U.S. News and a frequent television analyst. In the fall of 2000 he published a best-seller, Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership, Nixon to Clinton. He also chairs the National Selection Committee for the Innovations in American Government program. More

Leonard Marcus

Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Director
Lecturer on Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health
Director, Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Dr. Marcus is founding Co-Director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, a collaborative effort of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government (HKSG), developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House, and the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Defense. In recent years, Marcus’ research, teaching, and consultation have played a key role in national and international terrorism preparedness and emergency response. He is also founding Director of the Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and serves as Lecturer on Public Health Practice and Director, Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at HSPH. He is considered a pioneer in the field of health care negotiation and conflict resolution. More

 

Program Staff

Dr. Dorn works at the Harvard School of Public Health as Associate Director of the NPLI. He is also Associate Director of the Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution and an Instructor in Public Health Practice at HSPH as well as a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Formerly, he practiced at Excel Orthopedic Specialists. He retired from medical practice in 2007. Dr. Dorn is among the leaders in the development of the health care negotiation and conflict resolution field.
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Regina Jungbluth
Managing Director

Regina Jungbluth is currently the Managing Director for the Harvard School of Public Health, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) and the Program for Healthcare Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. Prior to this she served as the program manager beginning in 2006. She oversees all programmatic responsibilities of the multi-million dollar sponsored award – NPLI – as well as several other sponsored initiatives and individual trainings and is responsible for business development of the program. Ms. Jungbluth also handles the recruitment for the NPLI executive education class. She has more than 15 years experience in program management and business development. Please contact her with questions about the program or if you are interested in attending the NPLI executive education class.

Eric J. McNulty
Director, Research and Professional Programs

Eric McNulty serves as Director of Research and Professional Programs of the NPLI at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is responsible for research and writing relating to leaders and leadership in the high stakes, high pressure situations typically faced by those charged with preparedness and response. He is a former editor at large and director of conferences at Harvard Business Publishing. He has written for Harvard Business Review and other leading publications.

Eric Goralnick
Senior Associate

Eric Goralnick is Senior Associate at the NPLI. He attended the United States Naval Academy and served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy. After shadowing Navy Physicians and Corpsmen overseas, he then began his medical career by attending the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and completing his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital, serving as Chief Resident during his final year. Eric is currently the Medical Director of Emergency Preparedness and Associate Clinical Director at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Andrew Schwartz
Staff Assistant

Andrew Schwartz is the staff assistant for the NPLI and the Program for Healthcare Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the Harvard School of Public Health.