Dana Lustbader, MD
Dana Lustbader, MD

Chair of Department of Palliative Medicine, ProHEALTH

Expertise: Home-Based Palliative Care (HBPC) Program @ ProHEALTH Care ACO

  • Dr. Lustbader is the Chief Medical Officer for Optum Supportive Care, an advanced illness program providing care to people with serious illness utilizing in home visits and telemedicine.
  • Dr. Lustbader is a national expert in serious illness care. She is currently working with NCQA to develop national quality standards for community palliative care programs.
  • She also helped draft the Alternative Payment Model (APM) proposed to CMS for innovative payment models for home palliative care.
  • She is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine.
Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS
Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS

Founding Executive Director , IMPaCT

Expertise: Employing Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Improve Population Health via the IMPaCT Model @ Penn Center for Community Health Workers

  • Dr. Kangovi is the founding Executive Director of the Penn Center for Community Health Workers and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • She is a leading expert on improving population health through community health workers. Her work also sheds light on the perspectives of low-income patients on health and healthcare utilization.
  • Dr. Kangovi led the community-academic-health system team that developed the IMPaCT™ (Individualized Management towards Patient-Centered Targets) model.
Elizabeth Washington, RN
Elizabeth Washington, RN

Chronic Disease Program Manager, People’s Community Clinic

Expertise: Implementing an Interdisciplinary Collaborative Experience in Diabetes Care @ People’s Community Clinic

  • Elizabeth graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Masters Degree in Public Health Nursing in 2012 and has been a Registered Nurse since 2010.
  • Following a desire to improve the lives for those living with Diabetes, she became a Certified Diabetes Educator in 2014.
  • Elizabeth has a passion to serve the community and promote healthier lives for the underserved.
Tamala Carter
Tamala Carter

Community Based Research Coordinator, IMPaCT

Expertise: Employing Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Improve Population Health via the IMPaCT Model @ Penn Center for Community Health Workers

  • Has lived in Philadelphia for her entire life and has decades of experience with community outreach.
  • Before joining the Penn Center for CHWs, she worked with a community development corporation, going door-to-door to educate and organize residents in her community.
  • Has conducted over 400 hundred in-depth interviews with lower-income patients and co-authored several publications detailing her findings. Her original patient interviews were used to design the IMPaCT model.
Ann M. Schaeffer, DNP, CNM
Ann M. Schaeffer, DNP, CNM

Director of Women’s Health Services, Harrisonburg Community Health Center

Expertise: Improving Multicultural Depression Screening and Follow-up via Multilingual and Standardized Tools @ Harrisonburg Community Health Center

  • Certified Nurse Midwife with over 20 years experience in the delivery of full-scope women’s health care across a variety of settings.
  • She currently steers HCHC’s new Centering Pregnancy program (funded through a grant from the March of Dimes) and a LARC initiative (funded by the Virginia Department of Health) designed to expand contraceptive choices for all women.
  • She is on the nursing faculty at Eastern Mennonite University.
Scott Tornek, MBA
Scott Tornek, MBA

Chief Strategy Officer, IMPaCT

Expertise: Employing Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Improve Population Health via the IMPaCT Model @ Penn Center for Community Health Workers

  • Scott’s role as CSO is to work with other health systems, insurance companies and government organizations to design and implement economically sustainable, scalable CHW programs.
  • Scott received his MBA from the Wharton School, after which he worked as a management consultant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in their Strategy practice.
  • Scott co-founded and grew as CEO of a leading children’s educational media company.
  • Scott co-founded and grew as CEO of a leading children’s educational media company.
Olenga Anabui, MBA, MPH
Olenga Anabui, MBA, MPH

Director, IMPaCT

Expertise: Employing Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Improve Population Health via the IMPaCT Model @ Penn Center for Community Health Workers

  • Olenga’s professional healthcare journey began in information technology at a Fortune 50 company. Strategies she led and managed contributed in the range of $2 million to $120 million in fast revenue growth and immediate cost savings for her company.
  • Olenga received her MPH from University of Pennsylvania and MBA from Pennsylvania State University.
  • Olenga is the founder of The Echewa Fund, a non-profit entity that helps create first-generation college graduates in low-income families.
Jill Feldstein, MPA
Jill Feldstein, MPA

Chief Operating Officer, IMPaCT

Expertise: Employing Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Improve Population Health via the IMPaCT Model @ Penn Center for Community Health Workers

  • Jill trained as a community organizer and has extensive experience leading policymaking efforts at the city, state and federal levels.
  • In 2014, she was hired as the inaugural Director of the Penn Center for CHWs and transitioned in 2016 to Chief Operating Officer to help other organizations build effective CHW programs.
  • She earned her Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Malia Davis MSN, RN, ANP-C, NP
Malia Davis MSN, RN, ANP-C, NP

Director of Nursing Services and Clinical Team Development, Clinica Family Health

Expertise: Expanding Nursing Role via RN “Co-Visit” Model @ Clinica Family Health

  • Leading work nationally and locally on RN role expansion in primary care, including complex care management, nurse lead co-visits, utilizing design thinking to improve health and wellness in underserved populations, and optimizing team based care.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow.
  • She earned her master's degree in nursing at Yale School of Nursing.
Karen Funk, MD, MPP
Karen Funk, MD, MPP

VP of Clinical Services, Clinica Family Health

Expertise: Expanding Nursing Role via RN “Co-Visit” Model @ Clinica Family Health

  • Currently VP of Clinical Services at Clinica Family Health, formerly Assistant Medical Director. She received her MD from the University of Illinois and trained in family medicine at Rose Medical Center.
  • She has served as a family physician at Clinica’s Lafayette Clinic since 2004.
  • Past positions and honors include Quality Improvement Coordinator for Planned Parenthood of Greater Chicago and Albert Schweitzer Fellow.
  • Currently a national faculty member for the CMMS TCPI (Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative.
Joanna D'Afflitti, MD, MPH
Joanna D'Afflitti, MD, MPH

Medical Director for the Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Program, Boston Medical Center

Expertise: Nurse Practitioner-Physician Primary Care Teams via “NP Anchor” @ Boston Medical Center

  • Currently a PCP in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center, where she served as the Associate Medical Director for Primary Care Quality and Innovation from 2014-2018.
  • Now serves as the Medical Director for the Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) program at Boston Medical Center.
  • Received a Master in Public Health from Columbia University in 2001 and a Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine in 2007. She completed the General Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in 2010.
Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH
Ashish Atreja, MD, MPH

Associate Professor and Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) for Medicine , Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Expertise: Achieving IBD Clinical Trial Recruitment in a Day via Digital Medicine Platform @ Mount Sinai Health System

  • Dr. Atreja completed internal medicine and gastroenterology training at the Cleveland Clinic. He has formal training and experience in public health and informatics.
  • Joined Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2013.
  • Serves as the Chief Strategy Officer at Rx.Health and also serves as director of the Sinai AppLab, which focuses on developing and building disruptive health technologies.
Sachin H. Jain MD, MBA
Sachin H. Jain MD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, CareMore Health

Expertise: Palliative Care Mentor Program for Generalists @ USC & CareMore Health System

  • CEO at CareMore Health; Previously CareMore’s chief medical officer (CMO) and chief operating officer (COO).
  • Consulting professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a contributor at Forbes.
  • Previously was Chief Medical Information & Innovation Officer at Merck & Co. and an attending at the VA-Boston Medical Center.
  • Was the first deputy director for policy and programs at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and was a senior advisor to Donald Berwick in the Obama Administration.
Michael Hochman MD, MPH
Michael Hochman MD, MPH

Director of the Gehr Center for Health Systems Science , Keck USC School of Medicine

Expertise: Palliative Care Mentor Program for Generalists @ USC & CareMore Health System

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and inaugural director of the Gehr Center for Health Systems Science.
  • Board-certified general internist who attended Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Cambridge Health Alliance and completed a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Serves as the senior deputy for Health Services and Advocacy for Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Member Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Caryn van Zyl MD
Caryn van Zyl MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine USC

Expertise: Palliative Care Mentor Program for Generalists @ USC & CareMore Health System

  • Board-certified palliative care specialist and serves as the director of the Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care team at USC.
  • Completed her residency at LA County Olive View Medical Center and her medical training at the Chicago Medical School.
Sohera N. Syeda, MD
Sohera N. Syeda, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Expertise: TOPS: Telephonic Outreach in the Pulmonary Service @ Boston VA

  • Staff physician at VA Boston and serves as the medical director for The Coordinated Care and Case Management Program, an intensive case management program focusing on improving care for high risk Veterans with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Graduated from Rush Medical College and completed internal medicine residency and Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at BU Medical Center.
Craig Cochran
Craig Cochran

Senior Project Specialist, Ambulatory Management Team, Massachusetts General Hospital/Massachusetts General Physician Organization

Expertise: Direct Scheduling in Primary Care @ Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Craig leads patient access analytic and improvement projects at various MGH departments including Primary Care, Gastroenterology, and Cardiology.
  • Received his Master of Public Administration and Health Policy at the George Washington University
  • Previously, Craig managed the MGH Diabetes Center for 6 years and also served for 3 years as a manager in the MGH Emergency Department responsible for emergency preparedness efforts.
Amber Larson, MHA
Amber Larson, MHA

Director of Specialty Services and Quality Improvement , Park Nicollet HealthPartners Care Group

Expertise: Driving Down Opioid Prescribing via nudging behavior @ HealthPartners

  • Worked as a primary care clinic manager prior to joining and now leading quality improvement.
  • Certified in Lean Quality Improvement and is faculty for internal improvement training offerings in process and clinical improvement.
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago in the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science and Medicine and a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Healthcare Administration.
Azam Tayyebi DNP
Azam Tayyebi DNP

Family Nurse Practitioner , Elmhurst Wound Care Clinic

Expertise: Improving Timely Referrals via implementation of Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) Tool @ Suburban Wound Care Clinic

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP @ Frontier Nursing University, KY
  • Experienced in geriatric, cardiovascular, infection prevention, hospice, & home health nursing
  • Practices and conducted QI on advanced wound care nursing at the Elmhurst Wound Clinic
Sandra Santos
Sandra Santos

Senior Project Specialist, Ambulatory Management Team, Massachusetts General Hospital/Massachusetts General Physician Organization

Expertise: Direct Scheduling in Primary Care @ Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Leads consulting engagements in outpatient areas, facilitate collaborations with physicians, administrative leaders, and staff at all levels. Focuses on Patient Access.
  • As an Epic Credentialed trainer was training physicians during the Epic implementation on the clinical side but also did administrative staff training in Epic during the Revenue Cycle implementation
  • Previously, Sandra served as a Team Lead for the MGPO Budget and Analytics department for 5 years
  • Received her Bachelor of Science, Business Management with a minor in Finance at UMASS Boston.
Alexander Young, MD
Alexander Young, MD

Professor, UCLA Department of Psychiatry; Director of Health Services

Director of Health Services, VA Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center in Southern California

Senior Scientist, RAND

Expertise: Weight Management for Patients with Serious Mental Illness via “Weight Web” Computerized Peer Coaching @ Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center

  • Dr. Alexander S. Young is a psychiatrist & health services researcher.
  • He led EQUIP, a controlled trial with 801 patients with serious mental illness at 8 VA medical centers in 4 states, in partnership with policymakers.
  • He led WebMOVE, a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of a personalized computer system with peer coaches to help people with serious mental illness improve their diet and activity, and lose weight.
  • Leading a multi-site VA controlled trial of the effectiveness and budget impact of a patient centered medical home tailored to improve general medical care, psychiatric treatment and cardiovascular health in patients with serious mental illness.
Paul Giboney MD
Paul Giboney MD

Associate Chief Medical Officer, LA Department of Health Services

Expertise: eConsults @ the LA Department of Health Services

  • Currently serves as Associate Chief Medical Officer of the Los Angeles Department of Health Services
  • Previously served as Director of Specialty Care for the Department of Health Services in LA
  • Trained as a primary care doctor. Previously worked at Clinica Msr. Oscar Romero, a non-profit community health center in LA.
  • Graduated from the Northwestern University School of Medicine
Andrea Feinberg, MD
Andrea Feinberg, MD

Chief Health Officer, Geisinger Health System

Expertise: Diabetes Management via Food as Medicine "Fresh Food Farmacy" in Primary Care @ Geisinger Health System

  • Board certified Internal Medicine physician with fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Designed Geisinger's Fresh Food Farmacy, a pioneering initiative that uses a “food as medicine” approach to treat Type 2 diabetes
  • Former Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Former Medical Director, Clinical Chief for Internal Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care practice at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
Yhenneko J. Taylor, PhD
Yhenneko J. Taylor, PhD

Director of Health Services Research, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Atrium Health.

Expertise: Emergency Department Discharges to Medical Home @ Carolinas HealthCare System Anson

  • Director of Health Services Research for the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at Atrium Health.
  • Holds an appointment as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she serves on the Public Health Programs Advisory Board.
  • Research interests include access to care and outcomes of pregnancy, health outcomes in early childhood, social determinants of health and improving health care for people in vulnerable groups.
  • Received her PhD in health services research from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her masters in statistics from North Carolina State University.
Karl Laskowski, MD MBA
Karl Laskowski, MD MBA

Founder, Brigham Care Redesign Incubator Startup Program

Associate Medical Director, Brigham & Women’s Physicians Organization

Expertise: Improving Colonoscopy Prep & No-Show Rates via Medumo’s Text Message Reminder System @ Brigham & Women’s Hospital

  • Dr. Karl Laskowski created and leads grassroots incubator to support and evaluate local care redesign efforts.
  • Leads efforts across BWPO engaging in novel bundled contracting agreements and has expertise in engaging clinicians in innovation, care redesign, and value improvement.
  • Graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and Harvard Business School, and the trained in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he continues to have an active clinical practice.
Akanksha Dadlani MPH
Akanksha Dadlani MPH

Project Lead, NEOMED Free Clinic

Expertise: Integration of a Social Needs Assessment @ Northeast Ohio Medical University’s Student Outreach Free Clinic (SOAR)

  • Medical school student at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
  • Master of Public Health through the Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Program
  • During MPH training, focused on adding workflows that addressed social needs to NEOMED's Free Clinic
Kathryn Zager, MS
Kathryn Zager, MS

Social Research Specialist, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

Expertise: Emergency Department Discharges to Medical Home @ Carolinas HealthCare System Anson

  • Works on the Quality of Life Explorer and has worked with Atrium Health. Also works with census data, neighborhood analyses and GIS mapping.
  • Research interests include the spatial aspects of health and healthcare, urban/rural connections and place based policy.
  • Received a bachelor's degree in geography in 2012 from Macalester College and in 2014 she earned a master's degree in geography from UNC Charlotte.
Ella Schwartz
Ella Schwartz

Director of Operations, Community Health Center Network

Expertise: eConsults via RubiconMD to support Medicaid Primary Care Providers @ the Community Health Center Network (CHCN)

  • At CHCN, Ella is responsible for the operational departments including claims, customer care, and provider services.
  • Before joining CHCN, Ella developed and implemented Medicaid policy for the state of Texas and evaluated health plan performance under the 1115 Waiver.
  • She received her masters and bachelors degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.
Laura Miller, MD
Laura Miller, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Center Network

Expertise: eConsults via RubiconMD to support Medicaid Primary Care Providers @ the Community Health Center Network (CHCN)

  • Chief Medical Officer for the Community Health Center Network which serves over 140,000 managed Medi-cal members in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. She joined CHCN in early 2015 as Associate Medical Director
  • Served as Associate Medical Director LifeLong East Oakland Clinic from 2006 to 2014. During her tenure at LifeLong, she led the Over Sixties Hospital service and worked on many quality improvement initiatives.
  • She completed the UCSF-CHCF Health Care Leadership Fellowship in 2014.
  • Dr. Miller received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Ecuador. Her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco.
Mara Sansevero MS, RD, CDE
Mara Sansevero MS, RD, CDE

Senior Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator, Brigham and Women's Advanced Primary Care Associates, South Huntington

Expertise: Diabetes Management via Team-Based Approach with Pharmacist & Dietitian Support @ Brigham & Women’s Hospital - South Huntington

  • Received a Masters of Nutrition from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and completed her dietetic internship at Tufts Medical Center.
  • 12+ years as a certified diabetes educator and 15+ years of clinical experience in an outpatient setting
  • Past experiences include East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s Elder service plan and Cambridge Health Alliance’s primary care, medical specialties, HIV clinic, and their migraine clinic.
Rishikesh Dalal, MD
Rishikesh Dalal, MD

Medical Director for Value and Efficiency , Mount Sinai Health Partners

Expertise: Opioid Prescription Guidelines and Monitoring at New York-Presbyterian Medical Groups

  • Dr. Dalal currently serves as Medical Director for Value and Efficiency at Mount Sinai Health Partners.
  • Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Dalal served as Medical Director for Physician Services at New York-Presbyterian.
  • Currently serves on the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) Opioid Advisory Group.
  • He received his BA from Harvard University and his MD from Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, MO. He trained in internal medicine at Bellevue and NYU Hospitals and holds an MPH in Health Policy & Management from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.
Janine Resilard, MSN-Ed, RN
Janine Resilard, MSN-Ed, RN

Clinical Educator, Unity Health Care

Expertise: Nurse Billable Visits in Primary Care @ Unity Health Care

  • ​Experience in various community health care settings, public health, and clinical research in NY, FL, DC and MD for over 14 years
  • Role at Unity Health Care involves inter-professional collaborative team-based development and training, nursing education and nursing recruitment.
  • Adjunct Nursing Faculty for Community Health and Pediatrics at Chamberlain University
Julie Tishler, MD
Julie Tishler, MD

Director of Quality, Primary Care, Tufts Medical Center

Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Expertise: Diabetes Testing Automation @ Tufts, A program to enhance hypertension management at an urban, academic primary care clinic, Opioid Prescribing Optimization @ Tufts

  • Dr. Tishler is an internal medicine/primary care physician at Tufts Medical Center
  • She directs all quality initiatives and a multidisciplinary quality team for Tufts Primary Care, and serves as an Assistant Professor at Tufts School of Medicine
  • Prior to her role at Tufts, she worked at Dimock Health Center in Boston for many years
Kaitlin O'Rourke, PharmD
Kaitlin O'Rourke, PharmD

Pharmacist, Brigham and Women's Advanced Primary Care Associates, South Huntington

Expertise: Diabetes Management via Team-Based Approach with Pharmacist & Dietitian Support @ Brigham & Women’s Hospital - South Huntington

  • Received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at MCPHS University, and completed a Post Graduate residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA
  • Her residency project was utilized for a CMS grant that was awarded $4.9 million dollars to fund a post discharge program to reduce readmissions.
  • Prior to joining South Huntington, initiated a pharmacist led hypertension program.
  • Additionally taught a pharmacotherapeutics seminar at MCPHS University.
James Heckman, MD
James Heckman, MD

Assistant Medical Director & Director of Team Based Initiatives, Healthcare Associates, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston

Expertise: Scribes in Primary Care @ Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • Board certified internal medicine physician
  • Directs team-based medical initiatives and serves as an assistant medical director at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's main academic primary care practice
  • 2016-2017 Linde Family Fellow in Primary Care Leadership
  • 2013 Beth Israel Deaconess Internal Medicine Residency Primary Care Track
  • Passionate about process redesign and systems thinking
Carlos Reines
Carlos Reines

Product and Account Lead, RubiconMD

Expertise: eConsults via RubiconMD to support Medicaid Primary Care Providers @ the Community Health Center Network (CHCN)

  • Originally from Spain, he’s passionate about leveraging technology to drive change in healthcare.
  • Previously, Carlos has worked at Siemens Healthcare and led a division at Telefonica, one of the largest telecom companies in the world.
  • He earned Masters’ in both Bioengineering and Telecom Management in Madrid, and an MBA from Harvard.
Nwando Olayiwola, MD
Nwando Olayiwola, MD

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, RubiconMD

Expertise: eConsults via RubiconMD to support Medicaid Primary Care Providers @ the Community Health Center Network (CHCN)

  • Family physician and the inaugural Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for RubiconMD, a leading eConsult platform that improves primary care access to specialty care for underserved patient
  • Provides clinical care to underserved patients at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and is an Associate Physician and Clinical Instructor at UCSF.
  • Prior to her role at RubiconMD, she served as the Director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Previously served as the Chief Medical Officer of the largest Federally Qualified Health Center system in Connecticut, Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI).
  • Named one of America’s Top Family Doctors by the Consumers Research Council of America annually and received the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Emerging Professional Award.
Daniel Croymans, MD MBA MS
Daniel Croymans, MD MBA MS

Primary Care Physician, Dept of Medicine Quality Team, UCLA Health

Expertise: Chronic Disease Management via Health Coaches, Wearables, and SMS Integration @ UCLA Health

  • Primary care physician at UCLA Health and Principal Investigator of UCLA MyLife Study.
  • Serves on the Dept of Medicine’s Quality team where he focuses on clinical operations.
  • Previously a Resident Informatics Scholar and Quality Improvement Scholar at UCLA Health.
  • Worked with the UCLA Business of Science Center to scale population health strategies at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP
Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP

Professor, University of Chicago School of Medicine

Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, NowPow, LLC

Expertise: Alleviating Food Insecurity via Feed1st @ The University of Chicago

  • Her work and lab focuses on engineering solutions to injustice
  • Examples of solutions she has developed include Feed1st, MAPSCorps, CommunityRx and WomanLab
  • She also founded NowPow, a social enterprise IT company, and MAPSCorps, a community asset mapping organization
  • Leads the Program in Integrative Sexual Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine and directs WomanLab, a virtual platform to promote preservation of female sexual function after cancer
Megan DePumpo, AM
Megan DePumpo, AM

Director of Research Operations and Strategy, Lindau Lab at the University of Chicago

Expertise: Alleviating Food Insecurity via Feed1st @ The University of Chicago

  • Leads strategic planning, grant analysis, operations, and relationship management with the Lab's stakeholders
  • Oversaw the development of the Feed1st Pantry to its first ED site in 2016 and its first ambulatory care setting in 2017
  • Bachelor's Degree in English and Women's and Gender Studies from Boston College
  • Master's in Social Administration from the University of Chicago
Elizabeth Joy, MD
Elizabeth Joy, MD

Expertise: Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment for Social Determinants of Health @ Intermountain Health Care

  • Practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine at the Salt Lake Clinic LiVe Well Center
  • Adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah School of Medicine in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, and in the University of Utah College of Health Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Immediate Past President of both the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the Female Athlete Triad Coalition
  • Serves on the Exercise Is Medicine Steering Committee for the ACSM, and chairs the EIM Clinical Practice Committee, and chairs the Healthcare Workgroup for the National Physical Activity Plan
Cynthia So-Armah MD MPH
Cynthia So-Armah MD MPH

Assistant Director of Quality Improvement, Brigham and Women's Hospital & Brookside Community Health Center

Expertise: Patient Reported Outcomes in Primary Care @ Mass General, Medicare Visit Workflows @ Brookside Community Health Center

  • Dr. So-Armah is a PCP and lead physician for QI at Brookside Community Health Center in Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Assistant Program director of QI for the Brigham and Women's Hospital internal medicine residency program
  • She is a graduate of UCSF Medical School and completed her residency in primary care/internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
  • Prior to pursuing medicine, co-founded a non-profit organization called Yspaniola that promotes quality education and full citizenship for Dominicans and Dominicans of Haitian descent living in bateys of the Dominican Republic
Carly McCord PsyD
Carly McCord PsyD

Director of Clinical Services, Telehealth Counseling Clinic, Texas A&M University

Expertise: Mental Health Counseling via Telehealth @ Texas A&M University

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
  • Responsible for daily operations of clinic, coordinates three practicum programs for psychology doctoral students & graduate students in public health
  • Expertise in starting and supervising successful, innovative training and supervision model for telepsychology
Dara Koppelman, MHSA, RN, BSN
Dara Koppelman, MHSA, RN, BSN

Chief Nursing Officer, Mary's Center

Expertise: Nurse Billable Visits @ Mary’s Center FQHC

  • Holds Executive Masters in Health Systems Administration from Georgetown University, Bachelors in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University, and Bachelors in Psychology from University of Maryland
  • Former Nurse Manager at the Georgia Avenue Clinic
  • Interests and expertise include public health nursing, women’s health, nursing leadership, teaching & mentoring
Jane Erb MD
Jane Erb MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Expertise: Medicare Visit Workflows @ Brookside Community Health Center

  • Dr. Erb completed residency in Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
  • Worked with BWH Population Health to build an integrated behavioral health program to care for the psychiatric needs of patients in the primary care setting
  • Helped establish the integrated behavioral health model at South Huntington Primary Care Associates and has since worked with BWH Primary Care leadership to guide the roll out of collaborative care at all BWH practices
  • Now working on integration of depression care into the daily workflow of all Partners primary care practices
Stuart Pollack MD
Stuart Pollack MD

Medical Director, South Huntington Primary Care Associates

Region 1 Medical Director, Brigham Primary Care Center of Excellence

Expertise: Diabetes Management via Team-Based Approach with Pharmacist & Dietitian Support @ Brigham & Women’s Hospital - South Huntington, Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care @ Brigham & Women's Hospital - South Huntington, Scribes in Primary Care @ Brigham & Women's Hospital - South Huntington

  • Dr. Pollack has been a General Internist for 22 years
  • Previously, was the Chair of GIM and Regional Medical Director at the Fallon Clinic (Reliant Health) in Worcester, MA
  • Midcareer, became interested in the future of primary care and after time with Partners in Foxboro, MA became Medical Director at South Huntington Primary Care Associates
  • South Huntington is a Level 3 PCMH, and has received awards from the Society of General Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the Annals of Family Medicine
Erika Pabo MD MBA
Erika Pabo MD MBA

Medical Director, Primary Care & Central Population Health Management, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Expertise: Scribes in Primary Care @ Brigham & Women's Hospital - South Huntington

  • Dr. Pabo is a physician, strategist, social entrepreneur
  • Serves as Associate Medical Director for Primary Care and Medical Director for Central Population Management at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Sees patients as a PCP at South Huntington Primary Care Associates
  • She is Associate Faculty at Ariadne Labs and HMS and provides consulting services to healthcare delivery and health technology companies
  • Previously worked at Twine Health, the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care, the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, and the Global Health Delivery Project
Brinton Clark MD
Brinton Clark MD

Clinic Medical Director & Associate Program Director, Providence Portland Internal Medicine Residency Program

Expertise: Opioid Management using Medication-Assisted Treatment Waivers @ Providence Portland Medical Center

  • Dr. Clark attended medical school at University of California, San Francisco, where she also completed her internal medicine residency
  • She has served on the core faculty of the Providence Portland Internal Medicine Residency program in Portland, OR since 2005. She currently serves as the Clinic Medical Director and Associate Program Director
  • She has been treating patients with opioid use disorders with medication-assisted therapy for 10 years
Janina Morrison MD MPH
Janina Morrison MD MPH

Medical Director, The Wellness Center, LAC+USC Medical Center

Expertise: Wellness Navigators for Social Determinants of Health @ LA+USC Medical Center

  • Dr. Morrison is the Director of Clinical and Preventive Services for the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
  • Serves as Medical Director of The Wellness Center at the Los Angeles County+University of Southern California (LAC+USC) medical center and a physician in the LAC+USC primary care clinic
  • Dr. Morrison completed medical school at UCSF and training in internal medicine and preventive medicine at Columbia University and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Shari Zakim-Yacouby LICSW
Shari Zakim-Yacouby LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Integrated Behavioral Health Program, Boston Medical Center Family Medicine

Expertise: Opioid Management via Group Visits @ Boston Medical Center

  • Ms. Zakim-Yacouby is a Clinical Social Worker for the Integrated Behavioral Health Program at BMC Family Medicine
  • Graduated from the Boston University School of Social Work in 2014
  • Uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, solution focused therapy, and a myriad of other patient focused interventions. Provides individual and group therapy within the Family Medicine Clinic
  • Previously worked in substance abuse treatment in a methadone clinic setting and on the inpatient social work team at BMC
Tu-Mai Tran MD
Tu-Mai Tran MD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Expertise: Opioid Management via Group Visits @ Boston Medical Center

  • Born in Vinh-Long, South Vietnam, Dr. Tran’s interest in medicine flourished as she observed her parents, both pharmacists, help those who were sick or dying there
  • Dr. Tran graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Biology at the University of California, Irvine
  • Received her doctorate in medicine at Tufts University Medical School and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Brown University
  • Dr. Tran’s interests include teen health care, international health care and maternal/child health
Kristen Lee MD
Kristen Lee MD

Medical Director, Adult Primary Care HCV Program, Boston Medical Center

Expertise: Hepatitis C Management via Patient Financial Incentives @ Boston Medical Center

  • Dr. Lee is a primary care provider at BMC and attending physician at the Boston University School of Medicine
  • Serves as medical director for the Adult Primary Care HCV Treatment Program at BMC
  • Graduated from medical school at UCSD and completed residency at both the Emory University Internal Medicine Primary Care Track Residency Program and the Tufts Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • At Emory, participated in the Distinction of HIV medicine program and subsequently was certified as an HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine in 2014
  • Work focuses on improving access to HCV treatment and enhancing HIV prevention and treatment in primary care setting
Alison Landrey MD
Alison Landrey MD

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont Medical Center

Expertise: Teaming in Primary Care @ University of Vermont's Aesculapius Medical Center

  • Dr. Landrey is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and a primary care doctor at Adult Primary Care, South Burlington
  • Received her medical degree from SUNY Downstate and completed her Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Colorado
  • A dedicated educator, she has taught in Doctoring and Professionalism courses, and precepts internal medicine residents
  • In her clinical innovation role, she focuses on enhancing teams in primary care and chronic disease management
Kristin Huang MD
Kristin Huang MD

Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Expertise: A program to enhance hypertension management at an urban, academic primary care clinic, Opioid Prescribing Optimization @ Tufts, Diabetes Testing Automation @ Tufts

  • Dr. Huang is a primary care physician and the Assistant Director of Quality Improvement at Tufts Primary Care - Boston.
  • Her dual interests in global health and community health have intersected in her current practice of caring for Cantonese-speaking immigrants in the Chinatown community surrounding Tufts
  • When not working, she likes to spend as much time as possible outdoors with her family
Blair Fosburgh MD
Blair Fosburgh MD

Medical Director, Internal Medicine Associates at Massachusetts General Hospital

Expertise: Diabetes Population Health Management @ Massachusetts General Hospital, Patient Reported Outcomes in Primary Care @ Mass General

  • Dr. Fosburgh is an internal medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • She is Medical Director of the Internal Medicine Associates at Massachusetts General Hospital, a resident-faculty practice, and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School
  • She has deep expertise in General Internal Medicine and has published on topics such as shared decisionmaking, resident education in primary care, diabetes management, and cancer screening
Irina (Era) Kryzhanovskaya, MD
Irina (Era) Kryzhanovskaya, MD

Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Expertise: Opioid Management via Multidisciplinary Committee @ UCSF

  • Clinician-educator within the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF
  • Graduate of the UCSF Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Former Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
  • Expertise in treatment of patients with substance use disorders
  • Chairs the Division of General Internal Medicine Controlled Substance Review Committee and chairs clinic efforts around buprenorphine prescribing.
Scott Steiger, MD
Scott Steiger, MD

Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Deputy Medical Director, Opiate Treatment Outpatient Program, San Francisco General Hospital

Expertise: Opioid Management via Multidisciplinary Committee @ UCSF

  • Directs the Opiate Treatment Outpatient Program at San Francisco General Hospital
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine
  • Maintains a primary care practice and attends on the inpatient medicine wards at San Francisco General Hospital
  • Academic interests focus on teaching about addiction and its treatments