Dr. Paul Rothman
Johns Hopkins Medicine
In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Rothman used his position as head of the famed Baltimore-based health system to not only advocate for social distancing and other mitigation measures but explain why they were needed to stop to spread of the virus. More recently, he’s discussed the need to better address social disparities that were amplified during the pandemic. Rothman began his second six-year term as CEO of the organization in 2017.