Meet the Speakers

December 2020 Speakers


Assistant Secretary James Gfrerer
Assistant Secretary James Gfrerer
Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Cheryl Mason
Cheryl Mason
Chairman of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D.
Executive Director PREVENTS Task Force
Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Margarita Devlin, MA, CRC
Margarita Devlin, MA, CRC
Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Carolyn Clancy, MD
Carolyn Clancy, MD
Deputy Under Secretary for Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks (10X), Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Amy Parker
Amy Parker
Chief Learning Officer / Executive Director
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Matthew A. Miller, SES, PhD, MPH
Matthew A. Miller, SES, PhD, MPH
Director, Suicide Prevention Program
Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Thomas Osborne, MD
Thomas Osborne, MD
Director of VA National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation
CMIO of VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Chad Kessler
Dr. Chad Kessler
National Director for Emergency Medicine for VHA & Lead, Clinical Coordination Cell for VHA COVID-19 Clinical Response
Durham VA Medical Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Brian James
Brian James
Associate Director eLearning VA Virtual Medical Center
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Cheryl Ludwa
Cheryl Ludwa
Associate Director EES eLearning Division
VHA Employee Education System
Drew Myklegard
Drew Myklegard
Executive Director Demand Management
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Maureen Marks
Dr. Maureen Marks
Executive Director, VHA National Center for Organizational Development (NCOD)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Michael Renfrow
Michael Renfrow
Deputy Director for Patient Experience
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Martin Pellum
Martin Pellum
Program Director, Leadership Talent Management
Healthcare Leadership Talent Institute, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Lisa Anne Red, MSHA
Lisa Anne Red, MSHA
Acting Director, Healthcare Leadership Talent Institute (HLTI) Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Alison M. Whitehead, MPH, RYT, PMP
Alison M. Whitehead, MPH, RYT, PMP
Acting Director Integrative Health Coordinating Center (IHCC)
VHA Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Ryan Vega
Ryan Vega
Executive Director, VHA Innovation Ecosystem
Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Joseph Ronzio
Dr. Joseph Ronzio
Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar
Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar
Program Director, Million Veteran Program
Office of Research and Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Ronald Przygodzki
Dr. Ronald Przygodzki
Director, Genomic Medicine
Office of Research and Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dennis O. May, Colonel, USAF (Retired)
Dennis O. May, Colonel, USAF (Retired)
Deputy Director Center for Minority Veterans
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Frederick G. White Jr., PhD, MSPH, CX-Pro
Frederick G. White Jr., PhD, MSPH, CX-Pro
Senior Management Analyst, Veterans Experience Office (PX)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Candace Brandmayr
Candace Brandmayr
Director of Engineering Services Division
Technology Acquisition Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Ryan Rogers, MBA, DHS Candidate
Ryan Rogers, MBA, DHS Candidate
Director of Business Management
PTSD Foundation of America
Rosemary Baughn, MSN, RN
Rosemary Baughn, MSN, RN
Senior Vice President of Hospice and Palliative Care
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Joseph Vitti, MBA, US Army Veteran
Joseph Vitti, MBA, US Army Veteran
Director, Veterans Program
Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice and Palliative Care
Dr. Mark Willis
Dr. Mark Willis
MDR and Compliance
Willis QS Consulting
Dr. Frederic D. Seifer
Dr. Frederic D. Seifer
Medical Director of Population Health
St. Lawrence Health System, Potsdam, NY
Melissa Callahan, AGPCNP-BC,APRN
Melissa Callahan, AGPCNP-BC,APRN
Chief Nursing Officer
Retreat Behavioral Health
Jennifer Johns
Jennifer Johns
SVP of Strategic Accounts
Propeller Health
Drew Koerner
Drew Koerner
Healthcare CTO
ServiceNow
E. Graeme Harvey
E. Graeme Harvey
Digital Product Marketing Manager
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
Adam Furge
Adam Furge
Marketing Manager
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
Tony Kurta
Tony Kurta
Health and Human Performance, Strategic Account Executive
Leidos
Sanjai Rao, MD, DFAPA
Sanjai Rao, MD, DFAPA
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Associate Residency Training Director University of California, San Diego
Site Director, Residency Training VA Medical Center San Diego, California
Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas
Strategic Account Executive
Leidos
Megan Atchley
Megan Atchley
Health & Human Services, Director, Adobe Public Sector
Adobe
Kelly Wenner
Kelly Wenner
VA Account Executive, Digital Experience
Adobe