2020 National Healthcare Executive Forum

    Governing Board members represent the region’s largest and most prominent hospitals and systems. Board participation and feedback ensures an invitation-only, peer-driven exchange of best practices.

    2019 National Governing Board Co-Chairs

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

    Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC
    Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive
    OHSU Healthcare Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs OHSU School of Nursing

    George H. Perkins, MD
    Chief Medical Officer
    University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Practice Group

    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

    Dennis P. Lund, MD
    The Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Professor
    Professor of Surgery, Chief Medical Officer Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Associate Dean of the Facility for Maternal and Child Health, Stanford University School of Medicine

    Donna Sollenberger
    Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
    University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Health System

    2019 National Governing Board Members

    Allan Klapper, President, Wexford Hospital Chair, AHN Women & Children’s Institute, Allegheny Health Network
    Mark Steiger, Director of Clinical Service Lines & COO, Ascension Texas – GoodHeath Solutions Center
    Mayar Al Mohajer, Chair, Infection Control Committee; Medical Director of CASE at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine
    Tammy Cohen, System Vice President Pharmacy Services, Baylor Scott & White Health
    David Berger, Professor, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
    Jennifer McCarty, Director of Infection Control, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
    Gerald Capraro, Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Carolinas Pathology Group
    Douglas Lawson, President – CHI Texas Division; Senior Vice President, Catholic Health Initiatives, Catholic Health Initiative (CHI)
    Alan Dubovsky, Chief Patient Experience Officer, Cedars-Sinai Health System
    Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Diane Freeman, VP Patient Care/CNO, CHI St Luke’s Health
    Lorie Shoemaker, Division Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, CHI St Luke’s Health
    Peter Wong, Division Vice President, Performance and Organizational Excellence, CHI St Luke’s Health
    Craig Frost, System Vice President, Clinical Pharmacy Services, CHI St Luke’s Health
    Kimberly Putney, Manager, Clinical Pharmacy, Policy, Research and Education, CHI St Lukes Health – Baylor St Lukes Medical Center
    Anahi Santiago, CISM/ Chief Information Security Officer, Christiana Care Health System
    Michael Fischer, Antimicrobial Stewardship Expert, DSHS
    Allen Broome, Assistant Vice President, Pharmacy Services, Erlanger Health System
    William Hazel, Senior Advisor of Strategic Initiatives and Policy, George Mason University
    Debra Caswell, Infection Prevention Director, Harris Health System
    Shanna Cummings (Doucet), Director, Center for Innovation, Harris Health System
    Ericka Brown, Chief Operating Officer, Harris Health System
    Elizabeth Pepe Greenlee, Associate Administrator Quality Programs, Harris Health System
    Harold Gottlieb, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, Harris Health System
    Goldina Erowele, Admin Director, System Pharmacy Operations. Residency Program Director, Harris Health System
    Richard Hamrick III, Chief Medical Officer, HCA Capital Division
    Edward Septimus, Professor Internal Medicine, HCA Healthcare
    Benjamin Foster, Regional Vice President – Human Resources, HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division
    Walter Chesley, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Reources Officer, Hennepin Healthcare
    Robert Phillips, Chief Physician Executive, Houston Methodist
    Daniel Metzen, System Director Pharmacy, Houston Methodist
    M. Shafeeq Ahmed, Chief Medical Officer, Vice President Medical Affairs, Howard County General Hospital
    Thomas Pianta, Chief Strategic Growth Officer, Inova Health System
    Stephen Sigworth, Associate Chief Medical Officer;SVP, Jefferson Physicians, Jefferson Health
    Michelle Lopes, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, John Muir Health
    Mustapha Saheed, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Anika Alvanzo, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Substance Use Disorders Consultation Service, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences Informatics
    Lori Armstrong, Chief Nurse Executive, Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Santa Clara
    Timothy Friel, Leonard Parker Pool Chair, Department of Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network
    Dennis Lund, Chief Medical Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
    Grace Lee, Professor of Pediatrics- Infectious Disease, Associate CMO, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
    Kelly Johnson, VP Patient Care Services / Chief Nursing Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
    Lane Donnelly, Chief Quality Officer, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
    Natalie Anene, Infection Prevention Manager, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
    Derek Curtis Sr., Associate Administrator / Chief Nursing Officer, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
    Chiledum Ahaghotu, Vice President Medical Affairs, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
    Angela Shippy, Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
    Khalid Almoosa, Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
    Brian Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
    Lourdes Cuellar, Administrative Director Pharmacy; Adj. Clinical Professor, University of Houston, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
    Rodney Cox, Director of Pharmacy Services, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
    Christopher Langan, Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
    David Kaelber, CMIO, MetroHealth (AKA: Metro Health System – Cleveland)
    Francisco Vazquez, Medical Center Director, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
    Christina Pereira, Outpatient Pharmacy Program Manager, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
    Jason Parks, President – Pulse Heart Institute, MultiCare Health System
    Banning Hendricks, Director, Patient Experience, OHSU Healthcare
    Cort Garrison, Chief Health Information Officer, OHSU Healthcare
    Joe Ness, SVP & COO, OHSU Healthcare
    Dana Bjarnason, Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive, OHSU Partners
    Michael Talbert, Chief of Pathology Services, OU Medicine
    David Lopez, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Parkland Health and Hospital System (Fka: Parkland Hospital)
    Klara Jelinkova, Vice President for International Operations and IT and Chief Information Officer, Rice University
    Connie Davis, Regional VP and Chief Medical Officer, Skagit Regional Health
    Jim Guyn, Senior VP, Population Health, St Charles Health System
    Sameer Badlani, Chief Health Information Officer & System Vice President, Sutter Health
    Eric Williams, System Chief Quality Officer, Texas Children’s Hospital
    Prem Oommen, Assistant Director, Department of Pharmacy, Texas Children’s Hospital
    Bernard Harris, President and CEO (Advisory Board Member Co-Chair), Texas Medical Center
    Uche Anadu Ndefo, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Southern University
    Chris Palkowski, Physician in Chief, The Permanente Medical Group
    Terry Simon, Chief Medical Officer, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas
    J. Gregory Jolissaint, Vice President, Military and Veterans Health Program;Colonel U.S. Army, Trinity Health System
    Timothy Cutler, Interim Assistant Chief, Department of Pharmacy, UC Davis Health
    John Grubbs, Chief Pharmacy Officer, UC Health
    Marilyn Stebbins, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Vice Chair of Clinical Innovation, UCSF School of Pharmacy
    Kevin Garey, Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, University of Houston System
    Renu Khator, Chancellor and President, University of Houston System
    Stephen Spann, Founding Dean, UH Medical School, University of Houston System
    Christopher Johnson, Professor and Chair, Health Management and Systems Sciences, University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences
    Krishnaj Gourab, VP-Medical Affairs, CMO, University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute
    Keith Kaye, Professor of Internal Medicine Director of Clinical Research, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School
    Michael Richards, Vice Chancellor of Clinical Affairs;Executive Physician-in-Chief, University of New Mexico Hospitals
    Tami Minnier, Chief Quality Officer, UPMC; Executive Director, Beckwith Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Robert Bart, Chief Medical Information Officer, Health Services Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Kim Currie Mason, Director, Department of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, Professor and Vice Chairman of Medicine for Healthcare Quality, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Giuseppe Colasurdo, President, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    George Perkins, Chief Medical Officer Physicians Referral Service, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Donna Sollenberger, EVP & CEO UTMB Health System, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    David Marshall, Vice President and Chief Nursing & Patient Care Services Officer, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    David Callender, President, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Mack Mitchell, Vice President, Medical Affairs and CMO for Population Health, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (AKA: UT Southwestern Medical Center)
    Kavita Bhavan, Chief Innovation Officer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (AKA: UT Southwestern Medical Center)
    Lynda Chin, Executive Director, REDI Platform, University of Texas System
    Angelo Giardino, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah
    Julie Duncan, Director of Quality Assessment & Improvement, University of Washington Medical Center
    Chris Lehmann, Professor, Pediatrics & Biomedical Informatics Pediatrics Director, Clinical Informatics Education, Vanderbilt University
    Jodi Cichetti, Senior Director, Quality Management & Clinical Improvement, WellSpan Health
    David Roberts, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, West Tennessee Healthcare

    Designed by and for healthcare’s most prominent executives, the agenda addresses the most critical issues impacting healthcare organizations today.

    Full agenda details will be announced shortly.

    Speakers are thought leaders with cutting-edge insights redefining the healthcare industry.

    Check back regularly as speaker announcements are released.

    Please contact Graham Keavney with any questions about the Twin Cities Healthcare Leadership Exchange.

    Graham Keavney, President
    Direct: 503.607.8646
    Mobile: 503.351.6436

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