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Joseph Califano, Jr.

President and Chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

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 Joseph Califano, Jr. Biography

Joseph Anthony Califano Jr. is a former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and the founder and chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia), an evidence-based research organization.

He has been Adjunct Professor of Public Health in Health Policy and Management at Columbia University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and School of Public Health and is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Califano began his career in the military as a Navy ensign and served three years in the Office of the Judge Advocate General in Washington, D.C., being released to inactive duty as a lieutenant. He also served as General Counsel of the Army and Special Assistant to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense and to President Lyndon B. Johnson. He continued working in government, becoming the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1977.

After serving the Carter administration, Califano formed the law firm of Califano, Ross & Heineman and served as the senior partner and head of the Washington office of Dewey Ballantine. In 1992, he founded the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.

Califano was Founding Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. As well, he is a director of CBS Corporation and Willis Group Holdings, Ltd. He is a Trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital, The Century Foundation, The Urban Institute, The American Ditchley Foundation, The LBJ Foundation and the National Health Museum; Trustee Emeritus of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and a member of the advisory council of the American Foundation for AIDS Research and the Council on Foreign Relations.

He has authored of twelve books written articles for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Readers Digest, New Republic, Journal of the American Medical Association, The New England Journal of Medicine, America, The Washington Monthly, and other publications.

Califano received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1952, and his LL.B. magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1955.

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Joseph Califano, Jr.

President and Chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

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Joseph Califano, Jr. Biography

Joseph Anthony Califano Jr. is a former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and the founder and chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia), an evidence-based research organization.

He has been Adjunct Professor of Public Health in Health Policy and Management at Columbia University Medical School Department of Psychiatry and School of Public Health and is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Califano began his career in the military as a Navy ensign and served three years in the Office of the Judge Advocate General in Washington, D.C., being released to inactive duty as a lieutenant. He also served as General Counsel of the Army and Special Assistant to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense and to President Lyndon B. Johnson. He continued working in government, becoming the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1977.

After serving the Carter administration, Califano formed the law firm of Califano, Ross & Heineman and served as the senior partner and head of the Washington office of Dewey Ballantine. In 1992, he founded the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.

Califano was Founding Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. As well, he is a director of CBS Corporation and Willis Group Holdings, Ltd. He is a Trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital, The Century Foundation, The Urban Institute, The American Ditchley Foundation, The LBJ Foundation and the National Health Museum; Trustee Emeritus of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and a member of the advisory council of the American Foundation for AIDS Research and the Council on Foreign Relations.

He has authored of twelve books written articles for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Readers Digest, New Republic, Journal of the American Medical Association, The New England Journal of Medicine, America, The Washington Monthly, and other publications.

Califano received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1952, and his LL.B. magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1955.

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  • How to book Joseph Califano, Jr.?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Joseph Califano, Jr. for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Joseph Califano, Jr., or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Joseph Califano, Jr. or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Joseph Califano, Jr.?

    Booking fees for Joseph Califano, Jr., or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Joseph Califano, Jr., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Joseph Califano, Jr.?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Joseph Califano, Jr. for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Joseph Califano, Jr. for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Joseph Califano, Jr. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Joseph Califano, Jr. or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Joseph Califano, Jr. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Joseph Califano, Jr. for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Joseph Califano, Jr. generally travels from Manhattan, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Rich McKeown, Stacey Abrams, Amanda Nguyen, Jennifer Higgins and Tom Price. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Joseph Califano, Jr. for an upcoming event.

Joseph Califano, Jr. Speaker Videos

  • An Evening with Joseph A. Califano, Jr. - YouTube
    Joseph A. Califano, Jr: “The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon ...
  • Bill Moyers and Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Discuss the Public ...
    Excerpt: Joseph A. Califano, Jr. Reveals How LBJ Convinced Head ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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