MEMBERS: See the
Highlights of the

Eighth Annual

The Mobile Health Clinic: Building an Innovative & Efficient Model of Care

September 22-25, 2012
Charlotte, North Carolina ♦ Hilton Center City Hotel


Keynote Speaker
Ahmed Calvo, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Chief Medical Officer & Senior Advisor
Office of Health IT and Quality, Office of Special Health Affairs, Office of the Administrator.
Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Featured Speakers (partial list)
Welcome Address: Peggy Valentine, EdD, Dean, School of Health Sciences, Winston-Salem State University (NC)

Plenary - Applied Ethics in Providing Service & Continuity of Care and Avoidance of Patient Abandonment: Allen Finkelstein, DDS, CEO, Bedford Healthcare Solutions (MD); Marisue Garganta, Director, Community Health Integration, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (AZ); Melody Goodman, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Plenary - Healthcare Reform and the ACA:Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Director of Policy, National Health Care for the Homeless Council (MD); Matthew Levy, MD, MPH, FAAP, Medical Director, Georgetown KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic (DC); Pamela Silberman, JD, Dr.PH, President & CEO, North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NC)

Plenary - Innovative Models of Care: Amy Biel, MPH, Heart to Heart International (KS); Chris Petsko, MS, MHA, RCEP, CES, Director Mobile Health Services, Valley Health Winchester Medical Center (VA); Kris Volcheck, DDS, MBA, Dental Director, Central Arizona Shelter Services, CASS Dental Clinic for the Homeless (AZ)

Special Plenary - Integrating Public Health Quality and Prevention into the Mobile Health Model: Peggy Honore, DHA, Director, Public Health System, Finance, & Quality Programs, Office of Healthcare Quality, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Sixth Annual Intensive Training Course - Saturday, September 22
A three-hour morning presentation -
starting and operating a successful mobile medical, mammography or dental program.

New in 2012!
Five afternoon workshops - driver training, grant writing, communications technology, program advocacy, oral health infection prevention & control challenges.

Eighth Annual MOBILE HEALTH CLINICS FORUM - September 23 - 25
Advancing knowledge, networking, and leadership - You dont want to miss this years Annual Forum!
Mobile Healthcare professionals share their insights and invaluable expertise on a broad range of topics. Whether you currently operate a mobile health clinic or are launching a new mobile outreach program, the Forum curriculum will enhance your skills and expand your knowledge-base. The Forum is an opportunity to create an invaluable network of new mobile program contacts and develop long-term resources.

The Forum - Plenary topics highlighting key issues that impact mobile healthcare services. Breakout sessions in dedicated service disciplines: mammography/women’s health, oral healthcare, preventative/primary care, and specialty care.
Interactive peer Roundtables.
Plus - Poster Sessions, Mobile Health MAP updates, Mobile Healthcare Association Annual Leadership Awards Dinner.

The Mobile Health Clinics EXPO - tour Health Specialty Vehicles - Plus - allied companies with vehicle financing, insurance, program software, medical and dental equipment, and communications technology.

Continuing Education Accreditation Provided by Forum Co-Sponsors
University of Nevada School of Medicine and University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine

Forum Co-Chairs - Catherine Amiot, Executive Director, Mission of Mercy International (AZ); Susan Finn, MSN, Program Director, Loyola University Medical Center (IL); Deborah Kennedy, Community Outreach Coordinator, Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center/Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography (IN); Richard Gesker, DMD, MBA, Chief Dental Officer, Mary’s Center for Maternal & Child Health and the March of Dimes Mama & Baby Bus (DC); Glenn Lopez, MD, MPH, President, Onsite Health Solutions Medical Corporation (CA)

National and Regional Hosts - American Telemedicine Association, Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America,/Breathmobile Network (CA), Delta Dental of California, First Health of the Carolinas, Florida Mobile Health Clinics Coalition, Free Clinics of the Western Region, Heart to Heart International, March of Dimes Foundation, Mobile Health MAP, Mobile Health Providers Coalition of Chicago, National Assembly on School-Based Health Care, National Dental Association, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, North Carolina Association of Free Clinics, North Carolina Community Health Center Association, North Carolina Mobile Health Clinics Coalition, Northern & Southern CA Mobile Health Clinics Coalition, NYC Mobile Health Clinics Coalition, St. Joseph of the Pines (NC), Texas Mobile Health Clinics Coalition, VSP Vision Care, Winston-Salem State University School of Health Sciences (NC)

Program Agenda, Topics, Speakers, To Register -
Assistance - Mobile Healthcare Association @ TBA or TBA