2019 Keynote Speakers

Senator Thomas Daschle

Senator Thomas Daschle

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Daschle Group
Former Senate Majority Leader

John Evans

John Evans

Chief Executive Officer, Beam Therapeutics

A. Marc Harrison, M.D.

A. Marc Harrison, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Intermountain Healthcare

Trent Haywood, M.D.

Trent Haywood, M.D.

President, Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Wright L. Lassiter III

Wright L. Lassiter III

President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ford Health System

Julie Kaplow, Ph.D.

Julie Kaplow, Ph.D.

Vice Chair for Behavioral Health and Head of Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Trauma and Grief Center and Chief of Psychology, Texas Children’s Hospital

Sarah Krevans

Sarah Krevans

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sutter Health

Vivian Lee, M.D., Ph.D., MBA

Vivian Lee, M.D., Ph.D., MBA

President, Health Platforms, Verily Life Sciences

Martin Makary, M.D., MPH

Martin Makary, M.D., MPH

Surgeon and Professor of Health Policy, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Larry J. Merlo

Larry J. Merlo

President and CEO, CVS Health

R. Lawrence Moss, M.D.

R. Lawrence Moss, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Nemours Children’s Health System

Marvin O’Quinn

Marvin O’Quinn

President and Chief Operating Officer, CommonSpirit Health

Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley

Host, CBS Sunday Morning

Tom Skelton

Tom Skelton

Chief Executive Officer, Surescripts

Martin VanTrieste

Martin VanTrieste

President and CEO, Civica Rx

Seema Verma

Seema Verma

Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Rachel M. Werner, M.D., Ph.D.

Rachel M. Werner, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
Professor of Health Care Management, Wharton School
Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Feng Zhang, Ph.D.

Feng Zhang, Ph.D.

Investigator, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James and Patricia Poitras Professor of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Biological Engineering
Core Member, Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2019 Speakers

Zach Adams

Zach Adams

Senior Health Data Analyst, U.S. News & World Report

Sanjeev Arora, M.D.

Sanjeev Arora, M.D.

Director, Project ECHO
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Jeffrey	R. Balser, M.D., Ph.D.

Jeffrey R. Balser, M.D., Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Sarah E. Barlow, M.D., MPH

Sarah E. Barlow, M.D., MPH

Professor of Pediatrics and Data and Population Sciences; Director, Children’s Health Integrated Program in Childhood Obesity, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Fred Bentley

Fred Bentley

Managing Director, Avalere Health

Jay Bhatt, D.O.

Jay Bhatt, D.O.

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital Association

Marc L. Boom, M.D.

Marc L. Boom, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Houston Methodist Hospital

Chris Bormann

Chris Bormann

Director, Health, HDR

Michael-Anne Browne, M.D.

Michael-Anne Browne, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Stanford Health Care Alliance
Associate Chief Medical Officer for Accountable Care, Stanford Children’s Health

Sunil Budhrani, M.D., MPH, MBA

Sunil Budhrani, M.D., MPH, MBA

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Innovation Health

David Carmouche, M.D.

David Carmouche, M.D.

President and Senior Vice President, Ochsner Health Network, Ochsner Health System

Douglas Chaet, FACHE

Douglas Chaet, FACHE

Chief Managed Care Officer, Cleveland Clinic

Yu-Feng Yvonne Chan, M.D., Ph.D.

Yu-Feng Yvonne Chan, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Center for Digital Health; Associate Professor, Genetics and Genomic Sciences; Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Health System

Alisahah J. Cole, M.D.

Alisahah J. Cole, M.D.

Chief Community Impact Officer, Atrium Health

Ceci Connolly

Ceci Connolly

President and Chief Executive Officer, Alliance of Community Health Plans

Elaine Cox, M.D.

Elaine Cox, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Riley Children’s Health

Myriam J. Curet, M.D.

Myriam J. Curet, M.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Intuitive

Imelda Dacones, M.D.

Imelda Dacones, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Permanente

Marcy Doderer, FACHE

Marcy Doderer, FACHE

President and Chief Executive Officer, Arkansas Children’s

Martin E. Doerfler, M.D.

Martin E. Doerfler, M.D.

Sr. Vice President, Clinical Strategy & Development, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Northwell Health

Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, M.D.

Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, M.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Community Impact Officer, Ascension
President and Chief Executive Officer, Providence Health System

Ihuoma Eneli, M.D., MS, FAAP

Ihuoma Eneli, M.D., MS, FAAP

Director, Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Ohio State University

David A. Feinberg

David A. Feinberg

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D.

Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Iora Health

Laura L. Forese, M.D.

Laura L. Forese, M.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New York-Presbyterian

Claudia Fox, M.D., MPH, MPA

Claudia Fox, M.D., MPH, MPA

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine, University of Minnesota

Karen Fratantoni, M.D., MPH

Karen Fratantoni, M.D., MPH

Medical Director, Complex Care Program, Children’s National Health System

Christopher F. Freer, D.O.

Christopher F. Freer, D.O.

Co-Chair, RWJBarnabas Health Tackling Addiction Task Force
System Director of Emergency Medicine, RWJBarnabas Health
Chairman, Emergency Department, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D.

Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Halena	M. Gazelka, M.D.

Halena M. Gazelka, M.D.

Director, Inpatient Pain Service, Division of Pain Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Cathryn E. Gunther

Cathryn E. Gunther

Associate Vice President, Global Population Health, Merck & Co.

Julie Hall-Barrow, Ed.D.

Julie Hall-Barrow, Ed.D.

Senior Vice President, Network Development and Innovation, Children’s Health

Ben Harder

Ben Harder

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

Jillian Hauser

Jillian Hauser

Director, Performance Services, Duke University Health System

Maia Hightower, M.D.

Maia Hightower, M.D.

Chief Medical Information Officer and Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health

Thomas Howell, M.D.

Thomas Howell, M.D.

Assistant Medical Director of Patient Experience, Mayo Clinic
Medical Director of Patient Experience, Mayo Clinic Health System

Alicia A. Jacobs, M.D.

Alicia A. Jacobs, M.D.

Vice Chair, Clinical Operations, Family Medicine and Family Medicine Physician and Associate Professor, University of Vermont Medical Center

Catherine A. Jacobson

Catherine A. Jacobson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Froedtert Health

Nina Janda

Nina Janda

Chief Executive Officer, Global Health Data @ Work

Monica Jones

Monica Jones

Family Consultant, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Rafael Rivera Jr., M.D., MBA

Rafael Rivera Jr., M.D., MBA

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, NYU Langone Health

M. Narendra Kini, M.D.

M. Narendra Kini, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Nicklaus Children's Health System

Mary Klotman, M.D.

Mary Klotman, M.D.

Dean, Duke University School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University

Carrie Liken

Carrie Liken

Head of Industry, Healthcare, Yext

Anne Lyren, M.D.

Anne Lyren, M.D.

Clinical Director, Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety, UH/Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Kevin B. Mahoney

Kevin B. Mahoney

Chief Executive Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Executive Vice Dean for Integrative Services, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Anwesha Majumder

Anwesha Majumder

Health Data Scientist, U.S. News & World Report

Gregory Makoul, Ph.D.

Gregory Makoul, Ph.D.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PatientWisdom

Greta Martin

Greta Martin

Healthcare Data Scientist, U.S. News & World Report

Emily Maxson, M.D.

Emily Maxson, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Aledade, Inc.

Colleen McCarthy

Colleen McCarthy

Health Systems Engineer, Performance Services, Duke University Heath System

Fredric	B. Meyer, M.D.

Fredric B. Meyer, M.D.

Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Dean, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Mary Modahl

Mary Modahl

General Manager, Marketing Solutions, American Well

Alexandra Morehouse

Alexandra Morehouse

Chief Marketing Officer, Banner Health

Farzad Mostashari, M.D.

Farzad Mostashari, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Aledade

Evan Nadler, M.D.

Evan Nadler, M.D.

Co-Director for the Obesity Program and Director of the Child and Adolescent Weight Loss Surgery Program, Children’s National Health System
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Daniel Nigrin, M.D.

Daniel Nigrin, M.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.

Murrey G. Olmsted, Ph.D.

Project Director, Best Hospitals, RTI International

Mark Olszyk, M.D.

Mark Olszyk, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs, Carroll Hospital
Vice President, Carroll Health Group

Nick Ragone

Nick Ragone

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Ascension

E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., MBA

E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., MBA

Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, UM Baltimore

Anne Pusey Roberts

Anne Pusey Roberts

Product Director, Health, U.S. News & World Report

Ari Robicsek, M.D.

Ari Robicsek, M.D.

Chief Medical Analytics Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health

Timothy C. Robinson

Timothy C. Robinson

Chief Executive Officer, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

Dean, University of Michigan Medical School
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Michigan

Liz Salmi

Liz Salmi

Senior Strategist, Outreach and Communications, OpenNotes / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Maria Santucci

Maria Santucci

Director of Strategic Communications, U.S. News & World Report

Candice Saunders

Candice Saunders

President and CEO, WellStar Health System

Ninfa M. Saunders, FACHE

Ninfa M. Saunders, FACHE

President and CEO, Navicent Health

Heidi Schwarzwald, M.D., MPH

Heidi Schwarzwald, M.D., MPH

Chief Medical Officer, Pediatrics, Texas Children's Health Plan
Associate Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Lou Silverman

Lou Silverman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Advanced ICU Care

Lindsay Smelser

Lindsay Smelser

Vice President, Marketing, Steward Health Care

Fatima Cody Stanford, M.D., MPH, MPA

Fatima Cody Stanford, M.D., MPH, MPA

Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Massachusetts, General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Allison	Suttle, M.D.

Allison Suttle, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Sanford Health

Kim Swafford

Kim Swafford

Group Vice President, Telehealth & Health Technology Strategy, Providence St. Joseph Health

Bruce Swartz

Bruce Swartz

Executive Vice President, Physician Enterprise, CommonSpirit Health

Emily Kagan Trenchard

Emily Kagan Trenchard

Vice President of Digital & Innovation Strategy, Northwell Health

David K. Vawdrey, Ph.D.

David K. Vawdrey, Ph.D.

Chief Informatics Data Officer, Geisinger

Amy Wang

Amy Wang

Principal Data Analyst, Quality Informatics and Analytics, UCLA Health

Meng Wei

Meng Wei

System Director, Quality Informatics and Analytics, UCLA Health

Jeffrey	M. Weiss, M.D.

Jeffrey M. Weiss, M.D.

Vice President for Medical Affairs, Montefiore Health System

Penny Wheeler, M.D.

Penny Wheeler, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Allina Health

Mark Wietecha

Mark Wietecha

President & Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital Association


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