MEMBERS: See the
Highlights of the

Mobile Health Clinics: Partnerships for a Healthier America

September 14 - 17, 2013
Palm Springs, California ♦ Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center


Mobile Healthcare Association is honored to present the following speakers at the Mobile Health Clinics Forum

Keynote Address

Earl Maxwell, CPA
Chief Executive Officer, St. David's Foundation (Austin, TX)

Welcome Addresses

Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD, California 36th District
Olga Carrillo, Senior Lead Payor Analyst, Tri City Medical Center;
Student, California Baptist University

Plenary Panel Session - Build It and They Will Come…or Not!
Outreach Strategies to Promote Maximum Utilization of Mobile Health Services

Panel: Heather Gjerde, Social Media Specialist, Scripps Health (CA),
              Rebecca Heyl, President, Rebecca Heyl Communications (CA)
Moderator: Michele Rigsby Pauley, RN, MSN, CPNP, Program Director,
COACH for Kids, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CA)

Plenary Session - Pursuing Innovative Partnership Opportunities for Mutual Benefit
Panel: Deborah Love, Executive Director, Access Now (VA);
Sallie Neillie, Executive Director, Project Access Northwest (WA);
Linda Nilsen Solares, Executive Director, Project Access NOW (OR)

Moderator: Beth Merchant, MBA, MHA, Administrative Director, Community Health Services,
Bon Secours Health System (VA)

Plenary Session - Emergency Management: A Plan for Disaster Response

Panel: Garrett Ingoglia, Vice President Emergency Response, AmeriCares (CT),
Mollie Melbourne, Director Emergency Management, National Association of Community Health Centers (MD),
Jen Silverman, PA-C, Clinical Director Mobile Medical Services, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (NY)
Moderator: Madge Vasquez, Director, Dental Operations, St. David's Foundation (TX)

Plenary Session - Healthcare Reform: A Changing Environment

Featured Speaker: Aparna Mekala, Director, Cohn & Reznick (NY)
Panel: Susan Kraenzle, RN, BA, MPP, Manager Breast Health Center, Barnes Jewish Hospital (MO),
Paul Schulz, DDS, Dental Director, Outreach Programs, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry (MN)
Moderator: Anthony Vavasis, MD, Director of Medicine, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (NY)

Breakout Learning Sessions

Patricia Bartholomew, MSN, Director Community Health, Tuba City Regional Health Care (AZ)
Jennifer Bennet, Executive Director, The Family Van (MA)
Marcy Borofsky, DDS, MPH, Mobile Dentists (MI)
Renea Duffin, MPH, Vice President, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (LA)
Robin Gardner, Manager, Deployment & Logistics, Mobile Unit, Provincial Health Services Authority (BC)
Delaney Gracy, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Children's Health Fund (NY)
Roy Grant, Senior Director Applied Research, Children's Health Fund (NY)
Peter Hennecke, RN, BScN, CPN(c), Clinical Operations Director, Provincial Health Services Authority (BC)
Kelli Johnson, RDH, Dental Program Manager, Suncoast Community Health Centers (FL)
Matthew Levy, MD, MPH, FAAP, Medical Director, Georgetown KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic (DC)
A. Kevin Moore, Practice Specialist, Southern California Permanente Medical Group (CA)
Niel Nathason, MPH, USC Ostrow School of Dentistry (CA)
Nancy Oriol, MD, Harvard Medical School (MA)
Roselyn Riggs, AS, Manager Mobile Program, Tuba City Regional Health Care (AZ)
Heidi Schumacher, MD, Pediatric Chief Resident, Children's National Medical Center (DC)
Barbara Shendrick, RNC, MSN, Department Administrator, Southern California Permanente Medical Group (CA)
Santosh Sundaresan, DDS, Chairman Community Dentistry, USC Ostrow School of Dentistry (CA)
Marcee White, MD, Medical Director, Children's Health Project (DC)
Latoya Wilson, DMD, St. Louis Children's Hospital (MO)

Seventh Annual - Intensive Training Course
A Basic Guide for Mobile Clinics: Program Development & Operations

James Comeaux, LCSW, Chief Operating Officer, Access Health Louisiana (LA)
George Hayes, NCPT, CRR, Manager, Mobile Medical Program, Scripps Health (CA)

Training Workshops and Discussion Forums

Protocols for Drivers, Vehicle Operations & Safety – Gary Lewis, Director, RV Basic Training (CA)
Communications Technology – Jerry McLarty, PhD, LSU-Shreveport Health Sciences/Feist-Weiller (LA)
Aron Hall, CEO, Hobnob Inc. (CA); Roni Zeiger, MD, Smart Patients (CA)
Peter West, President, Staunch Systems (FL)

Designing a Mobile Dentistry Program – Richard Gesker, DMD, MBA, Chief Dental Officer, Mary's Center (DC)
Revenue Models for Mobile Health Clinics -
Anthony Vavasis, MD, Director of Medicine,
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (NY)

New in 2013 - Mentoring Sessions

One-on-One Conversations with Mobile Healthcare Experts – Look for the ASK ME button!