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The Innovators podcast, a product of Harris Search Associates, features interesting conversations with global thought leaders in the areas of higher education and research, engineering, technology, and the health sciences and provides our listeners an opportunity to benefit from lessons learned from the national leaders changing the landscape of innovation and discovery. Visit the Harris Search Associates website here.

May 8, 2018

Paul Ubach - the Founder and Senior Principal at Tripp Umbach, a Pittsburgh, Pa. based consulting firm focused on healthcare, higher education, community health, economic development and real estate development - joins Innovators to talk about the impact of academic health centers in the wider healthcare landscape. He...


Apr 9, 2018

Dr. Joseph Brennan, a public relations professional with a long career working inside colleges and universities, joins Innovators to talk about how institutions of higher education can more effectively communicate through times of crisis on their campuses.

In his career, Dr. Brennan served as the Vice President...


Mar 19, 2018

Dr. Ed Funai, the Chief Operating Officer at USF Health - whose academic career includes time at Yale, Ohio State University, and the University of South Florida, among others - joins Innovators to talk about the importance of well-coordinated teamwork in providing great healthcare to their patients.

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Feb 20, 2018

Dr. Terry Curry, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources at Michigan State University, joins Innovators to talk about how recruiting talent in academia and higher education has changed over time due to globalization, the women's movement, and many other factors.

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Jan 31, 2018

Dr. Dennis Mitchell, Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion for Columbia University, joins Innovators to talk about the importance of diversity in institutions of higher education. Dr. Mitchell talks with Rick Skinner about how complex problems that universities (and societies) face require diversity...