2018 Keynote Speakers

Roy Beveridge, M.D.

Roy Beveridge, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Humana

Marcelo Bigal, M.D., Ph.D.

Marcelo Bigal, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Purdue Pharma

Michael L. Cheatham, M.D.

Michael L. Cheatham, M.D.

Chief Surgical Quality Officer, Orlando Health

Toby M. Cosgrove, M.D.

Toby M. Cosgrove, M.D.

Executive Advisor; former CEO and President, Cleveland Clinic
Executive Advisor, Google Cloud Healthcare and Life Sciences

John Donohue

John Donohue

Chief of Strategic Initiatives, New York City Police Department

James R. Downing, M.D.

James R. Downing, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Jeff Eggers

Jeff Eggers

Executive Director, Leadership Institute, McChrystal Group

Eric	J. Gertler

Eric J. Gertler

Executive Chairman, U.S. News & World Report

Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D.

Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D.

President and CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Scott Gottlieb, M.D.

Scott Gottlieb, M.D.

Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

A. Marc Harrison, M.D.

A. Marc Harrison, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Intermountain Healthcare

Joseph Hsu, M.D.

Joseph Hsu, M.D.

Vice Chair for Quality, Musculoskeletal Institute, Atrium Health

Laura G. Kehoe, M.D.

Laura G. Kehoe, M.D.

Medical Director, Substance Use Disorder Bridge Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital

Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly

Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report

Mark W. Kline, M.D.

Mark W. Kline, M.D.

Physician-in-Chief, Texas Children’s Hospital

Andrew T. Leitner, M.D.

Andrew T. Leitner, M.D.

Chief, Division of Interventional Pain Management and Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, City of Hope

John W. Lin, M.D.

John W. Lin, M.D.

Global Strategy Leader, GE Healthcare

Kevin E. Lofton

Kevin E. Lofton

Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Health Initiatives

Naseem Miller

Naseem Miller

Health & Science Reporter, Orlando Sentinel

Mitch Morris, M.D.

Mitch Morris, M.D.

President, Optum Advisory Services

Peter WT Pisters, M.D.

Peter WT Pisters, M.D.

President, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Chas Roades

Chas Roades

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gist Healthcare

Todd P. Sklamberg

Todd P. Sklamberg

Chief Executive Officer, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas

Susan Story

Susan Story

President and Chief Executive Officer, American Water

Holly Stuart

Holly Stuart

Director, Patient Experience, Orlando Health


2018 Speakers

Lylah Alphonse

Lylah Alphonse

Managing Editor, Government Rankings/News, U.S. News & World Report

Joseph Alvarnas, M.D.

Joseph Alvarnas, M.D.

Vice President of Government Affairs and Senior Medical Director for Employer Strategy, City of Hope

Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs, M.D., Ph.D.

Yindalon Aphinyanaphongs, M.D., Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Predictive Analytics, Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Health

Heidi Baskfield, J.D.

Heidi Baskfield, J.D.

Vice President, Population Health and Advocacy, Children's Hospital Colorado

Fred Bentley

Fred Bentley

Vice President, Center for Healthcare Transformation, Avalere Health

Cindy Bo

Cindy Bo

Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer and Operational Vice President, Nemours Children’s Health System

Karim Botros

Karim Botros

Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer, The MetroHealth System

Linda Brancato

Linda Brancato

Vice President of Advertising, U.S. News & World Report

Seth Carmody, Ph.D.

Seth Carmody, Ph.D.

Cybersecurity Program Manager, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lindsay Cates

Lindsay Cates

Associate Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Anthony C. Chang, M.D., MBA, MPH, MS

Anthony C. Chang, M.D., MBA, MPH, MS

Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer Medical Director, The Sharon Disney Lund Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3), Children’s Hospital of Orange County

Joanne Conroy, M.D.

Joanne Conroy, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer and President, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Jesse Cureton

Jesse Cureton

Chief Consumer Officer, Novant Health

Tearsanee Carlisle Davis, DNP, FNP-BC

Tearsanee Carlisle Davis, DNP, FNP-BC

Director, Clinical and Advanced Practice Operations, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Center for Telehealth

Amar A. Desai, M.D., M.P.H.

Amar A. Desai, M.D., M.P.H.

President, Healthcare Partners California

Chris J. Dickinson, M.D.

Chris J. Dickinson, M.D.

Chief Clinical Officer, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital and Professor Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Michigan Medicine

Jean Drouin, M.D.

Jean Drouin, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Clarify Health Solutions

Peter Durlach

Peter Durlach

Senior Vice President of Strategy and New Business Development, Healthcare Division, Nuance Communications

John Englehart

John Englehart

Senior Vice President, Communications & Chief Marketing Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery

Phil Englert

Phil Englert

Senior Specialist, Deloitte

Tina Esposito

Tina Esposito

Vice President of Information and Technology Innovation, Advocate Aurora Health

Kim Gallagher

Kim Gallagher

Director of Solutions Education, nThrive

Kevin Galpin, M.D.

Kevin Galpin, M.D.

Executive Director, Telehealth Services, Office of Connected Care, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dina Goldberg

Dina Goldberg

Executive Director of Population Health, Innovations and Transformation, Johns Hopkins HealthCare

Garth Graham, M.D., MPH

Garth Graham, M.D., MPH

President, Aetna Foundation
Vice President of Community Health, Aetna

Jada Graves

Jada Graves

Managing Editor, BrandFuse, U.S. News & World Report

Charles Griffin

Charles Griffin

Healthcare Sector Leader, EYP

Ben Harder

Ben Harder

Managing Editor and Chief of Health Analysis, U.S. News & World Report

Angela Haupt

Angela Haupt

Assistant Managing Editor, Health, U.S. News & World Report

Bill Holiber

Bill Holiber

President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. News & World Report

Kerrie Holley

Kerrie Holley

Technical Fellow, Optum

Larry H. Hollier, M.D.

Larry H. Hollier, M.D.

Surgeon-in-Chief, Texas Children’s Hospital
Chief of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

Damon Hostin

Damon Hostin

Chief Executive Officer, Precision Medicine Alliance, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health

Jennifer Houlihan

Jennifer Houlihan

Network Vice President, Quality and Operational Effectiveness, Jeffords Institute for Quality, The University of Vermont Medical Center

Hannah Alphs Jackson, M.D.

Hannah Alphs Jackson, M.D.

Director of Value Based Care, Northwestern Medicine

Ann Mond Johnson

Ann Mond Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, American Telemedicine Association

Evan Jones

Evan Jones

Vice President & General Manager, Healthcare & Insights Groups, U.S. News & World Report

Brian R. Kelly

Brian R. Kelly

Senior Vice President & Managing Director, PNC
Head of PNC Healthcare

Stephen F. Kingsmore, M.D., D.Sc.

Stephen F. Kingsmore, M.D., D.Sc.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego

Amy Knight

Amy Knight

Chief Operating Officer, Children's Hospital Association

Samarth  Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Samarth Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, CRISPR Therapeutics

Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, M.D.

Dhanunjaya R. Lakkireddy, M.D.

Electrophysiologist and Medical Director, Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute, HCA Midwest Health

Brian Lancaster

Brian Lancaster

Vice President, Information Technology, Nebraska Medicine

Robert Langheim

Robert Langheim

Partner, Whitecap Health Advisors

Manoja Lecamwasam, Ph.D.

Manoja Lecamwasam, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Strategic Innovation and Intellectual Property, Dignity Health

Thomas H. Lee, M.D.

Thomas H. Lee, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey

Mark D. Lo, M.D.

Mark D. Lo, M.D.

Medical Director, Telehealth and Digital Health, Seattle Children's Hospital

Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Health

Chris Logan

Chris Logan

Director, Healthcare Strategy, VMware

Mike Luessi

Mike Luessi

Vice President Healthcare & Life Sciences, Salesforce.com

Anne Lyren, M.D.

Anne Lyren, M.D.

Clinical Director, Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety
Strategic Advisor, Quality & Safety, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Carolyn Magill

Carolyn Magill

Chief Executive Officer, Aetion

Cindy Mann

Cindy Mann

Partner, Manatt Health, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Aaron Martin

Aaron Martin

Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health

Paul Matsen

Paul Matsen

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Cleveland Clinic

Kevin McGeachy

Kevin McGeachy

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Northwell Health

Margaret McKenzie, M.D.

Margaret McKenzie, M.D.

President, Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital

Nupur Mehta, M.D.

Nupur Mehta, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, East Region, CareMore East

Thomas L. Miller, M.D.

Thomas L. Miller, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, University of Utah Health

Spencer Moore

Spencer Moore

Vice President of Facilities Management and Chief Facilities Officer, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Michael Morella

Michael Morella

Deputy Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Betsy Nabel, M.D.

Betsy Nabel, M.D.

President, Brigham Health

Steve Narang, M.D., MHCM

Steve Narang, M.D., MHCM

CEO, Banner—University Medical Center, Phoenix

Kurt Newman, M.D.

Kurt Newman, M.D.

President and CEO, Children’s National Health System

Stacy Nicholson, M.D., MPH

Stacy Nicholson, M.D., MPH

President, Children's Services and Chair of Pediatrics, Atrium Health

Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.

Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.

Project Director, Best Hospitals, RTI International

Natalie Pageler, M.D.

Natalie Pageler, M.D.

Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children's Health

Richard Park, M.D.

Richard Park, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, CityMD

Harold Paz, M.D.

Harold Paz, M.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Aetna

Carol Peden, M.D.

Carol Peden, M.D.

Director, Center for Health System Innovation, University of Southern California
Professor of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Pamela Peele, Ph.D.

Pamela Peele, Ph.D.

Chief Analytics Officer, UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Enterprises

Ginger L. Pilgrim

Ginger L. Pilgrim

Principal, Health Industries Advisory

Aimee Quirk

Aimee Quirk

Chief Executive Officer, innovationOchsner, Ochsner Health System

Marcela Reyes

Marcela Reyes

System Director of Patient Experience, Adventist Health System

Pamela Riley, M.D., MPH

Pamela Riley, M.D., MPH

Medical Director, Office of the Senior Deputy Director and Medicaid Director, Department of Health Care Finance, Government of the District of Columbia

Manny Rodriguez

Manny Rodriguez

Chief Marketing and Experience Officer, UCHealth

Don Rucker, M.D.

Don Rucker, M.D.

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Peggy Sanborn

Peggy Sanborn

Vice President, Strategic Growth, M&A and Partnership Integration, Dignity Health

Suzanne Sawyer

Suzanne Sawyer

Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Penn Medicine

Matthew Schaefer

Matthew Schaefer

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Hospital of New Orleans

Michael Schroeder

Michael Schroeder

Health Editor, U.S. News & World Report

Lois Simon

Lois Simon

Executive Vice President of Policy and Programs, Seniorlink

Shaun Smith

Shaun Smith

Senior Vice President and Chief of Human Resources, NewYork - Presbyterian Hospital

Chad Smolinski

Chad Smolinski

Chief Product Officer, U.S. News & World Report

Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN

Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN

Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Operations, GlobalMed

Lauren Steingold

Lauren Steingold

Head of Strategy, Uber Health

Hussein Syed

Hussein Syed

Chief Information Security Officer, RWJBarnabas Health

Darius Tahir

Darius Tahir

eHealth Reporter, POLITICO

Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas

Enterprise Architect, End User Computing, Geisinger

Peggy Troy

Peggy Troy

President and Chief Executive Officer, Children's Hospital and Health System, Inc.

Ray Tsai, M.D.

Ray Tsai, M.D.

Senior Vice President, Dallas Market Operations at Children’s Health

Chris Tyberg

Chris Tyberg

Divisional Vice President, Product Security, Abbott

Chad VanDenBerg

Chad VanDenBerg

Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, UC San Diego Health

J. Bennet Waters, DHA

J. Bennet Waters, DHA

Principal and Head of Strategic Advisory Services, The Chertoff Group

Chanin D. Wendling

Chanin D. Wendling

Associate Vice President, Informatics Director, Geisinger in Motion, Geisinger

Christopher “CJ” Wiggins

Christopher “CJ” Wiggins

Co-Founder, ORHub

Scott Wilkerson

Scott Wilkerson

Executive Director, Clinically Integrated Network, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Huntington F. Willard, Ph.D.

Huntington F. Willard, Ph.D.

Director, Geisinger National Precision Health, Geisinger

Laura Wilt

Laura Wilt

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Ochsner Health System

Harold F. Wolf, III

Harold F. Wolf, III

President and CEO, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)