Register Now2018 Baltimore/DC Evening of Innovation Dinner
December TBD

Governing Board Co-Chairs

Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP Bernard A. Harris, Jr., MD, MBA, FACP
NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut
Board Member, Texas Medical Center
President, Harris Foundation
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Vesalius Ventures
Peter Hill, MD Peter Hill, MD
Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs
Johns Hopkins Health System

Governing Board Members

  • Kert Anzilotti, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care; Neuroradiologist, Christiana Care Health System
  • Robert Brutcher, PhD, PharmD, Lieutenant Colonel, Army; Deputy Director, Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Medical Center
  • Claudia Butler, Vice President, Chief Data and Performance Improvement Officer, Centra Health
  • Neil Carpenter, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Research, LifeBridge Health
  • Daniel Cashman, Director of Performance Improvement, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Josh Clark, RN, CPPS, Senior Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Carilion Medical Center
  • Norvell V. Coots, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Holy Cross Health and Maryland Region, Trinity Health
  • Terri Corbo, PharmD, MHCDS, FASHP, Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Christiana Care Health System
  • Glenn Crotty Jr., MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Health System
  • Blair Eig, MD, MA, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Holy Cross Health
  • Kolaleh Eskandanian, PhD, MBA, PMP, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Children’s National Health System
  • Krishnaj Gourab, MD, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
  • Peter S. Greene, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Associate Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Health System
  • Richard Hamrick III, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, HCA Capital Division
  • Jennifer Harrington, Vice President of Clinical and Support Services, Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Brad Haws, Chief Executive Officer, University of Virginia Physicians Group
  • Robin Hemphill, MD, MPH, Chief Quality and Safety Officer, Associate Dean of Quality, Safety, and Service, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Tracey Hoke, MD, MSc, FAAP, Chief of Quality and Performance Improvement, University of Virginia Health System
  • Barbara Jacobs, RN, Vice President Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer, Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Greg Jolissaint, MD, MS, CPE, Colonel, US Army; Vice President, Military and Veterans Health, Trinity Health, Holy Cross Health System
  • Shirley J. Knelly, Vice President of Compliance and Patient Safety, President of Pathways, Corporate Compliance Officer, Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Sharon Kurfuerst, Ed.D, OTR/L, FACHE, FAOTA, FABC,
    Chief Operating Officer, Health Services, Christiana Care Health System
  • Stephen Morgan, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, Carilion Clinic
  • Michelle Patch, MSN, APRN-CNS, ACNS-BC, Patient Safety Innovation Coordinator, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
  • Charles B. Reuland, ScD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Marci Salow, PharmD, Salem VA Medical Center
  • Mitchell Schwartz, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Anne Arundel Medical Center
  • Allen Taylor, MD, Chief, Cardiology Division, MedStar Health & Vascular Institute
  • Neel Vibhakar, MD, MBA, FACEP, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Anne Whiteside, Vice President Chief Nursing Officer, Winchester Medical Center
  • Ken Wood, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Director, Maryland Critical Care Network; Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Medical System; Chief Clinical Officer, University of Maryland Medical Center



We will be working with the Governing Board to develop the agenda based on their insight and direction from our Forum held July 9-10, 2018. We will post topics and speakers as soon as they are finalized.




The Governing Board is reviewing nominated sponsors and selecting the industry-leading partners that they will be inviting to participate. For sponsorship inquiries, please email Tony Dunham at


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Location and Venue

We are awaiting on venue finalization, please check back for full details coming soon.




Dinner Contact

Please contact Tony about any of your dinner or sponsorship needs.

Tony Dunham, Executive Director, Healthcare Innovation ForumsTony Dunham

Executive Director
Healthcare Innovation Forums

503.765.5467 – Direct
503.919.1717 – Cell

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