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May 14-17, 2018
Washington D.C.

Meet the Speakers

2017 Speakers Include:


Allison Hickey
Allison Hickey
Former Under Secretary for Benefits
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr.  Tiffany  Love
Dr. Tiffany Love
Deputy Associate Director of Patient Care Services
Dr.  Baligh Yehia
Dr. Baligh Yehia
Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care
Dr. James Couch
Dr. James Couch
Chief of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Mr.  Gregory Giddens
Mr. Gregory Giddens
Acting Chief Acquisition Officer - Principal Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, VA
Dr. Tara Galovski
Dr. Tara Galovski
Director of Women's Health Sciences Division
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr.  Thomas Lynch
Dr. Thomas Lynch
Assistant Deputy USH for Clinical Operations and Management
Dr.  Benjamin  Kligler
Dr. Benjamin Kligler
National Director Integrative Health Coordinating Center Office of Patient-Centered Care & Cultural Transformation
Veterans Health Administration
Mr.  Thomas  Murphy
Mr. Thomas Murphy
Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Benefits - Performing the Duties of Under Secretary for Benefits
Dr.  Adrian D'Amico
Dr. Adrian D'Amico
Chief, Emergency Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Mr.  Curtis  Coy
Mr. Curtis Coy
Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity
Ms.  Elizabeth Pletcher
Ms. Elizabeth Pletcher
Recovery Support Specialist, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Joseph Ronzio
Joseph Ronzio
Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Dr.  William  Patterson
Dr. William Patterson
Network Director, VISN 15
Ms.  Mary Ellen Elias
Ms. Mary Ellen Elias
Simulation Coordinator Co-Director of Interprofessional Advanced Fellowship in Clinical Simulation
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Mr.  Rick Lemmon
Mr. Rick Lemmon
Acting Chief Procurement and Logistics Officer
Veterans Health Administration
F. Patrick Robinson
F. Patrick Robinson
Dean, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Capella University
Andrea   Ippolito
Andrea Ippolito
VA Innovators Network Lead - VA Center for Innovation
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Ms.  Belleruth Naparstek
Ms. Belleruth Naparstek
Faculty, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Board Chair, Health Journeys Inc.
Dr.  Mehmet Sofuoglu
Dr. Mehmet Sofuoglu
Director, VISN 1 New England MIRECC
Ms.  Kathleen Barry
Ms. Kathleen Barry
Director Workforce and Leadership, Office of Nursing Services
Mr Al Burzynski
Mr Al Burzynski
Advisory Board Member
National Veterans Memorial and Museum
Ms.  Karen Ott
Ms. Karen Ott
Director for Policy, Education and Legislation, Office of Nursing Services
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Robin Hemphill
Dr. Robin Hemphill
Acting Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Quality, Safety and Value
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mr.  Fran Paez
Mr. Fran Paez
Therapeutic Playaway Manager, Veteran Affairs & Military
Ms.  Jennifer Purdy
Ms. Jennifer Purdy
Deputy District Veterans Experience Officer - Continental Region
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Ms.  Joy White
Ms. Joy White
District Veterans Experience Officer - Pacific (SES)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mr.  Jim  Wartski
Mr. Jim Wartski
Director, Veterans Experience Office, North Atlantic District
Mr.  Curtis Carie
Mr. Curtis Carie
Director, Midwest District Veteran Experience Office
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Mr.  Michael ("Mike") Galloucis, Sr
Mr. Michael ("Mike") Galloucis, Sr
Director, Southeast Distrcit Veterans Expereience Office
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Chakakhon  Lea
Chakakhon Lea
Field Consultant, Office of Veterans Experience
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Robert Belshe, MD
Robert Belshe, MD
Dianna and J. Joseph Adorjan Endowed Professor of Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
John  Dadamo
John Dadamo
VA Innovators Network Program Lead
Robert Belshe
Robert Belshe
Dianna and J. Joseph Adorjan Endowed Professor of Infectious Diseases and Immunology