Issue 287: Spring 2020

In This Issue


Five Questions: Dr. Chee Yang Chen

Using medicine to figure out who we are.

Bill Gates

Responding to COVID-19.

First Person: Jesse Marks

Joining a winning team.


The Health List


Cover Profile

Jean Case

By Daisy Milo

Her name may be synonymous with AOL, but Jean Case’s legacy lies in her giving.

Adam Sud

By Mariah Pardy

Adam Sud transformed his life to help improve the lives of those in recovery.

Meredith Rose Burak

By Meagan Gillmore

Meredith Rose Burak is turning to cannabis to promote women’s health.

Dr. Jonathan Simons

By Ruth Green

Insight into the world of medical research with the CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Dr. Jonathan Simons.

Steve Gleason

By Leah Morrison

Steve Gleason has humbly inspired people throughout the world.

Natasha Müller

By C.M. Berg

Natasha Müller is working around the clock to recognize—and cheer on—those involved with mental health.

Dr. Toby Cosgrove

By Nancy A. Ruhling

Dr. Toby Cosgrove wants physicians to be informed, not overwhelmed.

Jay Feinberg

By Courtney Greenberg

By recruiting donors in advance, Jay Feinberg is ensuring people in need of a stem cell or bone marrow transplant are helped immediately.

Marcus Whitney

By Holly Banting

Marcus Whitney is juggling many titles, but knows that balancing them starts and ends with his own mental health.


  • amfAR Gala New York
  • Plates for Pediatrics
  • The Forward Gala
  • Big Game Big Give
  • Viennese Opera Ball
  • Backyard Ball