2019 Speaking Faculty



Yener Balan
Yener Balan, MD, DFAPA
Executive Director, Behavioral Health
Kaiser Permanente


Brian K. Brooks
Brian K. Brooks, MEd, LPC
Growth Director, Behavioral Health Government Business Division
Anthem


Marianne Burdison
Marianne Burdison, LCSW
Senior Director, Strategic Alliances & Development, Government Relations
Centene Corporation


Shannon Cosgrove
Shannon Cosgrove, MHA
Director, Community Health
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan


Brian D. Coyne
Brian D. Coyne
Vice President, Federal Affairs
Magellan Health


Devan Cross
Devan Cross
President and Chief Executive Officer
MHN


The Honorable Charlie Dent
The Honorable Charlie Dent
Senior Policy Advisor
DLA Piper LLP (US)


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Maureen Dixon
Special Agent in Charge, Philadelphia Regional Office, Office of Inspector General-Office of Investigations
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


William L England
William L England, PhD, JD
Director, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)


Chris Esguerra
Chris Esguerra, MD, MBA
Senior Medical Director
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan


Arthur C. Evans, Jr.
Arthur C. Evans, Jr., PhD
Chief Executive Officer / Executive Vice President
American Psychological Association


Brooke M. Feldman
Brooke M. Feldman, MSW
Philadelphia Center Manager
CleanSlate Outpatient Addiction Medicine


W. Carson Felkel II
W. Carson Felkel II, MD, FAPA
System Medical Director, Behavioral Health
Bon Secours Health System


Gina Fleming
Gina Fleming, MAG
Director, Care Transformation
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan


Mohit M. Ghose
Mohit M. Ghose
Vice President, Government Relations
Beacon Health Options


Mary T. Giliberti
Mary T. Giliberti, JD
Executive Vice President, Policy
Mental Health America


Stuart Yael Gordon
Stuart Yael Gordon, JD
Director, Policy and Communications
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)


Pamela Greenberg
Pamela Greenberg, MPP
President and Chief Executive Officer
Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW)


Al Guida
Al Guida, JD
Principal
Guide Consulting Services (GCS)


Gabe Howard
Gabe Howard
Mental Health Advocate and Award Winning Author and Speaker; Host of the Psych Central Podcast, an iTunes Top Ten show


Matthew O. Hurford
Matthew O. Hurford, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization
UPMC Insurance Services Division


Chuck Ingoglia
Chuck Ingoglia
President & CEO
National Council for Behavioral Health


Max Isaacoff
Max Isaacoff
Government Affairs and Policy Manager
National Rural Health Association


Natasha Khouri
Natasha Khouri
Associate Vice President, Telehealth Solutions
UPMC Health Plan


Kody H. Kinsley
Kody H. Kinsley
Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health & Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
N.C. Department of Health and Human Services


Robert Krebbs
Robert Krebbs
Staff Vice President, Payment Innovation
Anthem


James Laughman
James Laughman, MSW, LSW
President of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Solutions
AmeriHealth Caritas


Ben Lawrence
Ben Lawrence, MA, LPC-S, CCM
Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Operations, Risk Identification & Outreach Program
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)


Bradley E. Lerner
Bradley E. Lerner
Vice President, Government Affairs and Associate General Counsel
Beacon Health Options


Keith Maccannon
Keith Maccannon
Director, Marketing, Community Relations and Outreach
AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia


Paul Mango
Paul Mango
Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Colleen McKee
Colleen McKee
Chief, Division of Health Investigations, Office of Enforcement
US Department of Labor - EBSA


Chris Molaro
Chris Molaro
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
NeuroFlow


Elizabeth Murphy
Elizabeth Murphy
State Policy Director
Sandy Hook Promise


Sabrina N'Diaye
Sabrina N'Diaye, Phd, MDiv, LCSW-C
Founder
The Heart Nest Center for Peace and Healing;
Senior Faculty
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine


Doug Nemecek
Doug Nemecek, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer - Behavioral Health; National Medical Officer - Coverage Policy and Affordability
Cigna


Len M. Nichols
Len M. Nichols
Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, Professor of Health Policy
George Mason University
former Senior Advisor for Health Policy
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)


Lauren Niles
Lauren Niles, MPH
Senior Research Associate, Performance Measurement
National Committee for Quality Assurance(NCQA)


Mary Nugent
Mary Nugent, CIE, AMCM, FLMI, AIRC
Compliance and Enforcement Division Director, Oversight Group, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)


Chinwe Nwosu
Chinwe Nwosu, MS
Director, Clinical Innovations
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)


Nyota Pieh
Nyota Pieh, MD, MPH
Psychiatrist
CareMore Health System


James A. Polo
James A. Polo, MD, MBA, MSS, FAPA, FACHE
Executive Medical Director,
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon;
Behavioral Health Medical Director,
Cambia Health Solutions


Kristin Potterbusch
Kristin Potterbusch
Program Director, National TA & Training Center for Ryan White Sustainable Strategies (RWHAP)
Primary Care Development Corporation


Brie Reimann
Brie Reimann
Assistant Vice President
National Council for Behavioral Health


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Carl Reinhardt
Director, SIU West
Anthem, Inc.


Vik Shah
Vik Shah, MD, MBA
Lead Medical Director
Cigna


Brendan Shane
Brendan Shane, MSW, LICSW, MBA
Director, Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota


Frank E. Shelp
Frank E. Shelp, MD, MPH
Senior Director, Centene Behavioral Health
Centene Corporation


David Shillcutt
David Shillcutt, JD
Attorney
Epstein Becker Green PC


June S. Sivilli
June S. Sivilli
Senior Advisor, Public Health, Education and Treatment
ONDCP


Joycelyn Smart-Sanchez
Joycelyn Smart-Sanchez, LCSW, PPSC
Senior Manager, Social Services
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan


Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
NOCD


Judith Solomon
Judith Solomon
Senior Fellow
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


Mark Steffen
Mark Steffen, MD, MPH
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota


Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions


Noreen K. Vergara
Noreen K. Vergara
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief HR Executive
New Directions Behavioral Health, LLC


Mitch Vidovich
Mitch Vidovich
Director, Government Affairs
Independence Blue Cross