National Anthem sang by Sarah Grace Cain
Grand Prize Winner, 2011 Google Science Fair
Thomas Marshburn, M.D.
Winner, 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada
Founding Executive Director, Concussion Legacy Foundation
Sir Richard Roberts, Ph.D.
Winner, 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Winner, Basic Research, 2016 Intel Talent Search
Michael S. Brown, M.D.
Winner, 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Recipient, National Medal of Science
Deborah Bedor, Ph.D.
CEO, College Admission Central
Founder and Executive Director, National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Stephen Ray Mitchell, M.D.
Dean for Medical Education, Georgetown University
Recipient of a Bionic Eye
Grand Prize Winner, 2015 Google Science Fair
Daniel Amen, M.D.
Founder, Amen Clinics
Winner, Global Good, 2016 Intel Science Talent Search
U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (Ret.)
Recipient, Medal of Honor; Recipient, Purple Heart; Recipient, Bronze Star
Bohdan Pomahac, M.D., and his patient Carmen
Harvard Medical School Professor; Director, Burn and Plastic Surgery Transplantation Centers
Kim Lewis, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University
Grand Prize Winner, 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Director, National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH
Director for the Innovations in International Health Initiative, MIT
Carmen Blandin Tarleton
Recipient of one of the world’s first full face transplants
C. Anderson Engh Jr., M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic
HIP ARTHROPLASTY BROADCAST from The Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic in Arlington, VA
First Place, 2014 Intel Science Talent Competition; Grand Prize Winner, 2013 Google Science Fair; Grand Prize Winner, 2013 Siemens Competition
Rick Sacra, M.D.
Humanitarian Physician and Ebola Survivor
Author and Performer, “Runt of the Litter”
J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, J. Craig Venter Institute; CEO, Human Longevity, Inc.