2019 National Healthcare Executive Forum

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National Governing Board Co-Chairs

Texas

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
William F. McKeon William F. McKeon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Texas Medical Center

National Governing Board Members

California

Lori Armstrong, DNP, RN Lori Armstrong, DNP, RN
Chief Nurse Executive
Kaiser Permanente
Sameer Badlani, MD, FACP Sameer Badlani, MD, FACP
Chief Health Information Officer and System Vice President
Sutter Health
Timothy W Cutler, PharmD, BCGP Timothy W. Cutler, PharmD, BCGP
Interim Assistant Chief, Department of Pharmacy
UC Davis Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, UCSF
Alan DubovskyD Alan Dubovsky
Chief Patient Experience Officer
Cedars-Sinai Health System
John Grubbs, MS, MBA, RPh John Grubbs, MS, MBA, RPh
Chief Pharmacy Officer
UC Health
Kelly M. Johnson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC Kelly M. Johnson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Stanford Children’s Health / Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics- Infectious Disease, Stanford
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
Michelle Lopes, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Michelle Lopes, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive
John Muir Health
Dennis P. Lund, MD Dennis P. Lund, MD
The Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Professor Professor of Surgery, Chief Medical Officer and Interim Chief Executive Officer
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Associate Dean of the Facility for Maternal and Child Health, Stanford University School of Medicine
Chris Palkowski, MD Chris Palkowski, MD
Physician in Chief
The Permanente Medical Group
Marilyn	Stebbins, PharmD Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD
Vice Chair of Clinical Innovation
UCSF School of Pharmacy
   

Georgia

Arjun Srinivasan, MD Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
   

Idaho

Aimee Baerlocher Aimee Baerlocher
Infection Prevention Director
St Lukes Boise Medical Center
   

Kentucky

Christopher E. Johnson, PhD Christopher E. Johnson, PhD
Professor and Chair, Health Management and Systems Sciences
University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences
   

Maryland

Chiledum Ahaghotu, MD, MBA, MHL, FACS Chiledum Ahaghotu, MD, MBA, MHL, FACS
Vice President of Medical Affairs
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital
M. Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, MBA, FACOG M. Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, MBA, FACOG
Chief Medical Officer, Vice President Medical Affairs
Howard County General Hospital
Anika Alvanzo, MD, MS, FACP Anika Alvanzo, MD, MS, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Substance Use Disorders Consultation Service
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences Informatics
Krishnaj Gourab, MD, FAAPMR Krishnaj Gourab, MD, FAAPMR
Vice President, Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
J. Gregory Jolissaint, MD, MS, CPE, FAAPL J. Gregory Jolissaint, MD, MS, CPE, FAAPL
Medical Corps, US Army, Retired
Vice President, Military and Veterans Health Program
Trinity Health
Mustapha Saheed, MD Mustapha Saheed, MD
Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Michigan

Keith Kaye, MD, MPH Keith Kaye, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine Director of Clinical Research, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Michigan Medical School
   

Minnesota

Walter Chesley Walter Chesley
Vice President of Human Resources
Hennepin Healthcare
   

Montana

Michael Bertagnolli Michael Bertagnolli
Director of Pharmacy
Bozeman Health
   

New Mexico

Michael Richards, MD Michael Richards, MD
Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs, Executive Physician-in-Chief
University of New Mexico Hospitals
   

North Carolina

Gerald Capraro, PhD Gerald Capraro, PhD
Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Carolinas Pathology Group
   

Oklahoma

Michael L. Talbert, MD Michael L. Talbert, MD
Chief of Pathology Services
OU Medicine
   

Oregon

Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
OHSU Healthcare
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
OHSU School of Nursing
Cort Garrison, MD, MBA Cort Garrison, MD, MBA
Chief Health Information Officer
OHSU Healthcare
Jim Guyn, MD Jim Guyn, MD
Senior Vice President, Population Health
St. Charles Health System
Banning Hendriks Banning Hendriks
Director, Patient Experience
OHSU Healthcare

Pennsylvania

Robert Bart, MD Robert Bart, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer

UPMC
Jodi Cichetti, RN, MS, CPHQ Jodi Cichetti, RN, MS, CPHQ
Senior Director, Quality Management & Clinical Improvement
WellSpan Health
Timothy J. Friel, MD Timothy J. Friel, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Lehigh Valley Physician Group
Allan S. Klapper Allan S. Klapper
System Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Allegheny Health Network
Tami Minnier Tami Minnier
Chief Quality Officer
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Executive Director
Beckwith Institute
Stephen Sigworth, MD, MSHA Stephen Sigworth, MD, MSHA
Associate Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Jefferson Physicians
Jefferson Health

Tennessee

Allen P. Broome, PharmD, DPLA Allen P. Broome, PharmD, DPLA
Senior Director of Pharmacy
Erlanger Health Systems
Christoph Lehmann Christoph Lehmann
Professor for Biomedical Informatics
Vanderbilt University
David Roberts, MD David E. Roberts, MD
Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
West Tennessee Healthcare
   

Texas

Khalid Almoosa, MD Khalid Almoosa, MD
Regional Chief Medical Officer
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Mayer Al Mohajer, MD Mayer Al Mohajer, MD
Chair, Infection Control Committee
Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director of CASE
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Natalie Anene, MD Natalie Anene, BSN, RN, CIC
Infection Prevention Manager
Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
Robert Atmar, MD Robert Atmar, MD
Professor and Interim Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases
Baylor College of Medicine
Kavita Bhavan, MD Kavita Bhavan, MD
Chief Innovation Officer
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
David Berger, MD David Berger, MD
Senior Vice President, Medical Operations and Chief Operating Officer
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Ericka Brown, MD, MBA, FACHE Ericka Brown, MD, MBA, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Harris Health System
Debra Caswell Debra Caswell
Infection Prevention Director
Harris Health System
Lynda Chin, MD Lynda Chin, MD
Executive Director, REDI Platform
University of Texas System
Giuseppe Colasurdo, MD Giuseppe Colasurdo, MD
President
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Shanna Cummings Shanna Cummings
Director, Care Management and Center for Innovation
Harris Health System
Derek L. Curtis, BSN, MA, RN Derek L. Curtis, BSN, MA, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
Mauro Ferrari, PhD Mauro Ferrari, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Houston Methodist Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Michael Fischer, MD Michael P. Fischer, MD, MPH, TM
Antimicrobial Stewardship Expert
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Benjamin Foster Benjamin Foster
Regional Vice President, Human Resources
HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division
Diane Freeman, RN, MBA, CNOR Diane Freeman, RN, MBA, CNOR
Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
CHI St Luke’s health
Puneet Freibott, MD Puneet Freibott, MD
Chief Nursing Officer
Park Plaza & Plaza Specialty Hospitals/HCA
Kevin W. Garey, MD Kevin W. Garey, MD
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Elizabeth Pepe Greenlee, MD Elizabeth Pepe Greenlee, MD
Associate Administrator Quality Programs
Harris Health System
Harold Gottlieb, MD Harold Gottlieb, MD
Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs
Harris Health System
Klara Jelinkova Klara Jelinkova
Vice President for International Operations and IT and Chief Information Officer
Rice University
Renu Khator, PhD Renu Khator, PhD
Chancellor, University of Houston System
President, University of Houston
Christopher Langan, MD, MBA, FACEP Christopher Langan, MD, MBA, FACEP
Chief Medical Officer
Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
Douglas Lawson, MD Douglas Lawson, MD
Chief Executive Officer, CHI Texas Division
Senior Vice President, Catholic Health Initiatives
David Lopez, FACHE David Lopez, FACHE
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Parkland Health and Hospital System
Jennifer McCarty Jennifer McCarty
Director of Infection Control
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
David Marshall David Marshall, RN, DNP, CENP, MSN, NEA-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing & Patient Care Services Officer
University Of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
Mack Mitchell, MD Mack C. Mitchell, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Chief Medical Officer
Southwestern Health Resources
Jennifer Nitschmann Jennifer Nitschmann
Chief Nursing Officer
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Luis Ostrosky, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, CMQ Luis Ostrosky, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, CMQ
Professor and Vice-Chairman of Medicine for Healthcare Quality, Division of Infectious Diseases
McGovern Medical School
Medical Director for Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
George H. Perkins, MD George H. Perkins, MD
Chief Medical Officer
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Practice Group
Robert Phillips, MD Robert Phillips, MD, PhD, FACC
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Houston Methodist
Peter Pisters, MD Peter Pisters, MD
President
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Edward Septimus, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA Edward Septimus, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA
Professor Internal Medicine
Texas A&M Medical College
Angela Shippy, MD, FACP, FHM Angela Shippy, MD, FACP, FHM
Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
Robert Atmar, MD Lorie Shoemaker, RN, MSN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
CHI St Luke’s health
Terry L. Simon, MD Terry L. Simon, MD
Chief Medical Officer
The Woman’s Hospital of Texas
Donna Sollenberger Donna Sollenberger
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Health System
Mark Steiger Mark Steiger
Director of Clinical Service Lines and Chief Operations Officer
GoodHeath Solutions Center
Francisco Vazquez Francisco Vazquez
Medical Center Director
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Eric A. Williams, MD, MS, MMM, FAAP, FCCM Eric A. Williams, MD, MS, MMM, FAAP, FCCM
System Chief Quality Officer
Texas Children’s Hospital
Peter K. Wong, PhD, MBA, MS, RPH Peter K. Wong, PhD, MBA, MS, RPH
Division Vice President, Performance and Organizational Excellence
CHI St Luke’s Health

Utah

Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD
Wilma T. Gibson Presidential Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer
Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital
   

Virginia

Richard	Hamrick, MD Richard Hamrick, MD
Chief Medical Officer
HCA Capital Division
Thomas Pianta Thomas Pianta
Chief Strategic Growth Officer
Inova Health System

Washington

Julie Duncan Julie Duncan
Director of Quality Assessment and Improvement
University of Washington Medical Center
Beth Ann Kavanagh Beth Ann Kavanagh
Infection Prevention Director
Swedish Medical Center – First Hill Campus
Jason Parks Jason Parks
President, Pulse Heart Institute
MultiCare Health System
   

Agenda

We are currently working with the Governing Board to develop the agenda based on their insight and direction. We will post sessions and speakers as soon as they are finalized. Below is our program schedule.

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Speakers

Our speakers will be added in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned…

Sponsors

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 Graham Keavney at grahamk@healthcareforums.com.

Location and Venue

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Four Seasons Hotel Houston
1300 Lamar St
Houston, TX 77010

Phone: +1 (713) 650-1300 | Website

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