2018 Speaking Faculty



Ashish Atreja
Ashish Atreja, MD
Chief Innovation and Engagement Officer, Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Scott Berkowitz
Scott Berkowitz, MD, MBA, FACC
Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine Alliance for Patients; Senior Medical Director, Accountable Care, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University


Janet Prvu Bettger
Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD
Associate Professor, Director of Health Policy and Implementation Science, Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Faculty Affiliate, Duke Clinical Research Institute and Global Health Institute


Deborah Boswell
Deborah Boswell
Director,Community Outreach Services
Harris Health System


Donna Cohen
Donna Cohen, RN, BSN, CCM
Deputy Director, Population Health QIN-QIO
Alliant Quality


Rich Feifer
Rich Feifer, MD, MPH, FACP
Chief Medical Officer, Genesis Physician Services
Genesis HealthCare


Marianne Ferlazzo
Marianne Ferlazzo, BSc, CPHQ, CHTS-PW, PCMH CCE
QPP SURS HIT Specialist
Alliant Quality


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Krystal Gamarra, MSW, LCSW, CCM
Director, Clinical Case Management, Ambulatory Care Services
Harris Health System


Lynn Gastin
Lynn Gastin, LSW, MAOL, CCM
Director, Discharge Services, Care Coordination
Aultman Hospital


Neil Gomes
Neil Gomes
Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health


Patrick Hammond
Patrick Hammond
Chief Executive Officer, Emory Healthcare Network; Chief Market Services Officer and Chief Innovations and Population Health Officer, Emory Healthcare


Stacey Hodgman
Stacey Hodgman
Division Vice President Clinical Integration
Kindred Healthcare


Brandy Hoell
Brandy Hoell, MSN, RN, CCM
Director of Care Management
St. Dominic Hospital


Wright L. Lassiter III
Wright L. Lassiter III
President and CEO
Henry Ford Health System


Jonathan Lewin
Jonathan Lewin, MD
President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board
Emory Healthcare


Lisa Lilley
Lisa Lilley, RNC, MS, LSSBB
Director of Quality/CPG Chief Nurse
Christus Physician Group


Jamie Mathis
Jamie Mathis, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Associate Administrator, Population Health & Disease Management, Ambulatory Care Services
Harris Health System


Akil McClay
Akil McClay, MS, MHA
System Director, Alternative Payment Model Operations
Trinity Health


Brad Miner
Brad Miner
National Director, Client Services and Program Development
RehabCare-Kindred Healthcare


Rachele Misiti
Rachele Misiti, LCSW, MSSW
Program Manager
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System


Jennie Oberkrom
Jennie Oberkrom, MSW, LCSW
Clinical Program Coordinator
Signature Medical Group


Jill Piazza
Jill Piazza, PT, DPT
Vice President of Care Integration, Population Health Services Organization
Adventist Health System


Elizabeth Polek
Elizabeth Polek, MBA, LCSW
Executive Director of Care Management and Patient Transitions
University of California San Francisco Medical Center


Dorothy Sanders
Dorothy Sanders, RN
Nurse Manager
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System


Christopher Sandles
Christopher Sandles, MBA, FACHE
Medical Center Director
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System


Ron Scharff
Ron Scharff, MSPT
Assistant Vice President, Research
Kindred Rehabilitation Services


Roy Schoenberg
Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer
American Well Systems


Aric Sharp
Aric Sharp
Vice President
UnityPoint Accountable Care


Mary Simpson
Mary Simpson
HIT Specialist
Alliant Quality


Bryan Sisk
Bryan Sisk, RN, MPH
Nurse Executive, Associate Director, Patient Care Services
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System


Debra K. Thompson
Debra K. Thompson, DNP, FNP-BC
Vice President, Care Transformation
Vidant Health


Janet Tomcavage
Janet Tomcavage, RN, MSN
Chief Population Health Officer
Geisinger Health Plan


Beth Weagraff
Beth Weagraff
Vice President, Post-Acute Development and Implementation
Adventist Health System


Richard E. Wild
Richard E. Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer
Atlanta Regional Office
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Katie M. Wright
Katie M. Wright, MSN, RN
Associate Vice President – Healthcare Delivery System Care Coordination & Utilization Management
Aultman Hospital


Mohammad Zare
Mohammad Zare, M.D., M.S.
Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care Services
Harris Health System
Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine Vice-Chair of Community Affairs