Program Faculty


Program Faculty

Plenary Session Faculty

Keynote Address
80x100_Makary_Marty.jpg Marty Makary
American surgeon, New York Times bestselling author, and Johns Hopkins health policy expert
80x100_Chandra_Amitabh.jpg Amitabh Chandra
An Indian-American academic and healthcare economist who is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Year in Review
Robert G. Homchick
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP,  Seattle, WA

Kristen B. Rosati
Coppersmith Brockelman PLC, Phoenix, AZ

Jack S. Schroder, Jr. 
Big Canoe, GA


Breakout Session Faculty

Jeffry Adest
Garfunkel Wild PC
Great Neck, NY

Laura M. Alfredo
Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Legal, Regulatory and Professional Affairs
Greater New York Hospital Association
New York, NY

Jeffrey E. Allen
Springfield, MO

Gregory D. Anderson
Hattiesburg, MS

Alexis L. Angell
Polsinelli PC
Dallas, TX

Elise Anthony
Executive Director of Policy
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
Washington, DC

David A. Argue
Corporate Vice President and Principal
Economists Inc
Washington, DC

Priya J. Bathija
Vice President, The Value Initiative
American Hospital Association
Chicago, IL

Scott Becker
McGuireWoods LLP
Chicago, IL

Timothy P. Blanchard
Blanchard Manning LLP
Orcas, WA

Emily C. Bowne
Counsel to the Director, Bureau of Competition
Federal Trade Commission
Washington, DC

Julie Burns
Office of the General Counsel, US Department of Health and Human Services
Baltimore, MD

Teresa Carnegie
Mintz Levin
Washington, DC

John Allen Chalk
Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC
Fort Worth, TX

Yuan Y. Chen
Principal, IT Compliance Strategy & Execution
Kaiser Permanente
Pasadena, CA

Richard Y. Cheng
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Dallas, TX

Alisa Lieberman Chestler
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
Nashville, TN

Almeta E. Cooper
Atlanta, GA

Dawn R. Crumel
Managing Counsel, Legal Operations and Administration
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN 

David Dahlquist
Winston & Strawn LLP
Chicago, IL

Teresa Danna
President – Central/West Market
United Surgical Partners International
Addison, TX

Rob DeConti
Office of Inspector General, US Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

Paul Eiting
Director, Value-Based Policy
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Washington, DC

Kristen Erbes
Chief Privacy Officer
Cambria Health Solutions
Portland, OR 

Michael N. Fine
Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP
Louisville, KY

Ashley M. Fischer
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Chicago, IL

Clinton Flume
Managing Director
VMG Health
Dallas, TX

Charise R. Frazier
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
Indianapolis, IN

Marc D. Goldstone
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Prime Healthcare Services Inc
Ontario, CA

Lisa Marie Gora
Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer PA
Woodbridge, NJ

Jill H. Gordon
Nixon Peabody LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Tina Grande
Senior Vice President for Policy
Healthcare Leadership Council
Washington, DC

Gerald M. Griffith
Jones Day
Chicago, IL

Jeanna Palmer Gunville
Polsinelli PC
Chicago, IL

Jacob Harper
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Washington, DC

Josephine Nelson Harriott
Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
Howard University
Washington, DC

Robert R. Harrison
Stilling & Harrison
Salt Lake City, UT

Carol A. Hendry
VP & Senior Corporate Counsel
Providence St Joseph Health
Renton, WA

Jonathan M. Herman
Herman Law Firm
Dallas, TX

Clinton D. Hermes
Bass Berry & Sims PLC
Knoxville, TN

Kathleen A. Hessler
Hessler Consulting LLC
Albuquerque, NM

Kingman Ho
Senior Vice President/Chief Medical and Care Innovation Officer
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
Valencia, CA

Rachel Hold-Weiss
Arent Fox LLP
New York, NY

David S. Holtzman
Executive Advisor
CynergisTek Inc
Austin, TX

Craig Johnson
Founder and CEO
Long Point Advisors; former NY State Senator
Port Washington, NY

Thora A. Johnson
Venable LLP
Baltimore, MD

Ajente Kamalanathan
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC
Washington, DC

Stewart W. Kameen
Senior Counsel
Office of Inspector General, Industry Guidance Branch
US Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

Julie E. Kass
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
Baltimore, MD

John E. Kelly
Bass Berry & Sims PLC
Washington, DC

Travis A. Kennedy
Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division
Washington State Office of the Attorney General
Seattle, WA

Marilyn Lamar
Liss & Lamar PC
Oak Brook, IL

Yun-Kyung (Peggy) Lee
Supervisory Equal Opportunity Specialist
US Department of Health & Human Services
Los Angeles, CA

Amy S. Leopard
Bradley Arant
Nashville, TN

Michael L. Lipinski
Director, Regulatory Affairs Division, HHS/ONC
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
Washington, DC

Marianne Hamilton Lopez
Research Director, Value-Based Payment Reform
Duke University, Margolis School of Public Health
Washington, DC

Jeny Marie Maier
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
Washington, DC

Anthony Malcoun
Premier Healthcare Alliance
Charlotte, NC

Andy Mao
Deputy Director
US Department of Justice, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section
Washington, DC

Patricia A. Markus
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Raleigh, NC

Catherine A. Martin
Senior Technical Advisor
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD

Torrey J. McClary
King & Spalding LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Toby K. L. Morgan
Director of Compliance-Section 1557 and Section 504, Nondiscrimination in Health Care Services
Emory Healthcare Compliance Office
Decatur, GA

Jennifer M. Nelson Carney
Bricker & Eckler LLP
Columbus, OH

Bevin M.B. Newman
Sheppard Mullin
Washington, DC

Julie L. Nielsen
Managing Director, Health Analytics
Berkeley Research Group LLC
Tampa, FL

Gerard M. Nussbaum
Zarach Associates LLC
Chicago, IL

Serena M. Orloff
Trial Attorney, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch
US Department of Justice
Washington, DC

Todd Presnell
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Nashville, TN

Jessie Rossman
Staff Attorney
ACLU of Massachusetts
Boston, MA

Andrew D. Ruskin
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Washington, DC

Robert S. Salcido
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Washington, DC

H. Shine Chen Schattgen
Associate Counsel, Office of Legal Services
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Myra C. Selby
Ice Miller LLP
Indianapolis, IN

Kristoffer B. Shepard
Associate General Counsel
Atrium Healthcare
Charlotte, NC

Thomas N. Shorter
Husch Blackwell LLP
Madison, WI

Trent Stechschulte
Compliance Officer & Legal Counsel
Equitas Health
Columbus, OH

Andrew Stevens
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Washington, DC

Brian R. Stimson
Deputy General Counsel for Litigation
Office of the General Counsel, US Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

Jane M. Susott
Associate VP, Assistant General Counsel
Humana Inc
Louisville, KY

William David Teague
VMG Health
Nashville, TN

Meagan L. Thomson
Special Assistant Attorney General
Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General
Providence, RI

Megan Tinker
Senior Advisor for Legal Affairs
Office of the Inspector General, US Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

Vanessa M.B. Toussaint
Toussaint Legal Consulting LLC
Stamford, CT

Emily W. G. Towey
Hancock Daniel & Johnson PC
Glen Allen, VA

Alexandra E. Trinkoff
Vice President
Northwell Health
New Hyde Park, NY

Jeanne L. Vance
Salem & Green PC
Sacramento, CA

Ashley Voss
Lead Analyst, MGMA Physician Compensation Survey
Medical Group Management Association
Englewood, CO

Robert L. Wax
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
St Luke's Hospital & Health Network
Bethlehem, PA

Bryan Webster
Chicago, IL

Christine L. White
Vice President—Legal Affairs
Northwell Health
New Hyde Park, NY

Anna Stewart Whites
Anna Whites Law Office LLC
Frankfort, KY

Cynthia F. Wisner
Associate Counsel
Trinity Health
Livonia, MI

Katie Wong
Associate Counsel
Chesterfield, MO

Emily Yoder
Division of Practitioner Services, Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD

Eric Zimmerman
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Washington, DC