Julia A. Haller, M.D.

DEBRA L. CAPLAN is currently serving as an Executive-in-Residence at The Forbes Funds, where she advises nonprofits in governance and leadership. During her longstanding career as a leader in healthcare at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and more recently as Interim CEO of Partner4Work, Ms. Caplan has been a steadfast advocate for community health and workforce development and advancing women's leadership. This passion continues through her many nonprofit board affiliations, including currently chairing the JewishHealthcare Foundation Board and previously serving as WQED Board Chair and President of the Pittsburgh International Women's Forum. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Harvard Kennedy School, she has received numerous honors, including the YWCA Tribute to Women and the Pittsburgh Women of Influence Award.

Julia A. Haller, M.D.

JULIA A. HALLER, M.D. is the Ophthalmologist-in-Chief and William Tasman Endowed Chair at Wills Eye Hospital and Chair of Ophthalmology for Jefferson Health. She is a trailblazing retina surgeon-scientist who has innovated translational advances against blindness on many fronts, including drug delivery devices, ocular pharmacotherapy, retinal ‘chip’ implants, gene therapy, telemedicine, and combating health care disparities. A graduate of Princeton, Harvard Medical School, and Johns Hopkins, she has over 400 scholarly publications and is a National Academy of Medicine member. A trustee of the Philadelphia Orchestra, President of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, past trustee of Princeton, and past President of numerous professional organizations, she serves as Director of Bristol Myers Squibb, Opthea, and Outlook Therapeutics. She and her husband, John Gottsch, MD, have five children.

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