20th Annual Conference

Advancing Hispanic Health for the Next 20 Years –
NHMA and HDA Leading the Way

Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC
April 21-24, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

9:00am – 5:00pm      NHMA Board of Directors Meeting (closed) – Meeting Room 10/11

8:30am – 4:00pm      NHMA Medical Faculty Development Course – for Residents, Fellows, Junior Faculty with
                                    experience in biomedical or health services research on academic track –Invitational only –
                                    non-CME – Meeting Room 12/13
                                    Supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

                                    Moderators: Jennifer Curry, PhD Candidate, NIDDK
                                                         Diana Torres Burgos, MD, MPH
                                                         Advisor on Hispanic Health
                                                         National Hispanic Health Foundation

3:00pm – 5:00pm      NHMA and HDA Registration Opens – Ballroom Level

6:00pm – 8:00pm      Joint Opening Reception: NHMA and Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) – President’s
                                    Suite 1128 – Supported by Johnson and Johnson, Kaiser Permanente of Mid-Atlantic,
                                    Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)- non-CME

                                    Welcome: HDA: Amarilis Jacobo, DDS, National President; and NHMA: Sam Arce, MD,
                                    NHMA Board Chairman; Mark Diaz, MD, NHHF Board Chairman; Elena Rios, MD, MSPH,
                                    NHMA and NHHF President & CEO; Vanessa Salcedo, MD, MPH, Council of Young
                                    Physicians Chairwoman-Elect; Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH, NHMA Council of
                                    Residents Chairwoman-Elect; Abner Antonio Murray, MD/PhD Candidate, LMSA President
                                    and Guest Speakers:

                                    Andrés R. Méndez-Muñoz, MD, FACP, Physician Director, Multicultural Services, Kaiser
                                    Permanente Mid-Atlantic, Washington, DC
                                    Michael Ybarra, MD, Senior Director of Alliance Development, PhRMA, Washington, DC
                                    Ruben Dario Taborda, MSc, MBA, Chief Procurement Officer, Medical Devices and
                                    Diagnostics, Johnson and Johnson, Horsham, PA

Friday, April 22, 2016

7:30am – 7:30pm      Joint Registration, Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall – Foyer, Congressional and
                                    Grand South Ballrooms – Continental BreakfastNHMA Hispanic Health
                                    Research/Community Service Posters – Grand South Ballroom

7:30am – 9:00am      Breakfast Symposium: Innovative Knowledge to be a More Effective Hispanic Health
                                    Professional – non- CME – Mt. Vernon Square A – supported by Pfizer Inc, New York Life
                                    Insurance Company
                                    Moderator: Mark Diaz, MD, Sacramento, CA

                                    Martin Rodriguez, Director, Global Talent Acquisition, University Relations and Diversity
                                    Recruitment, Pfizer, New York City, NY
                                    Elizabeth Latorre, JD, New York Life, New York City, NY
                                    Eddie Ramirez, Sr. MD, FACS, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
                                    Jean Drummond, President, HCDI International, MD

8:30am – 9:15am      Capitol Hill Visits – Orientation – NHMA Health Policy Agenda; Effective Congressional
                                    Meetings; Congress & Senate Overview – Mt. Vernon Square B

                                    Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President and CEO, NHMA

9:15am – 11:30am    Capitol Hill Visits Meetings and Debriefing for Meeting Leaders – Grand Ballroom Central

11:00am – 1:00pm    Joint Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall, Lunch and NHMA Hispanic Health
                                    Research/Community Service Posters – Foyer, Congressional and Grand Central/South Ballrooms

1:00pm – 1:30pm      Welcome and Annual Update Session – non-CME – Grand North/Central Ballrooms

                                    Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President & CEO, NHMA and Moderator

                                    Amarilis Jacobo, DDS, National President, HDA

1:30pm – 3:15pm      Joint Opening Plenary: Innovations for Health Care Delivery for Hispanics – CME –
                                    Grand North/Central Ballrooms

                                    Panel: Federal Initiatives Impacting Hispanic Health
                                    Moderator: Elena Rios, MD, MSPH

                                    Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
                                    Acting Assistant Secretary for Health & National Coordinator for Health Information
                                    Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

                                    Luis Padilla, MD
                                    Acting Associate Administrator, Bureau of Health Workforce
                                    Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS

                                    Joxel Garcia, MD, MBA, MPH
                                    Executive Director, Cancer Prevention Control
                                    MD Anderson Moon Shots, Houston, TX

                                    Keynote Remarks: Protecting Public Health, the Environment & Hispanic Communities
                                    Gina McCarthy, MS
                                    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

3:15pm -3:30pm        2016 Presidential Campaign Priorities for Health – non – CME
                                    Ann O’Leary
                                    Senior Policy Advisor
                                    Hillary Clinton Campaign for President

3:40pm – 4:45pm      Workshops A
                                    A1. CLINICAL: Management of Infectious Diseases among Latinos: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C,
                                    and Influenza – CME – Mt. Vernon Square A
                                    Moderator: Sergio Rimola, MD, Washington, DC

                                    Act Against AIDS Campaign
                                    Euna August, PhD, MPH
                                    Behavioral Scientist
                                    Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

                                    HIV Management for Primary Care Physicians
                                    Arti Barnes, MD, MPH
                                    Clinical Director
                                    South Central AIDS Education and Training Center, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

                                    Addressing Barriers to Hepatitis C Access and Prevention for Hispanics
                                    Mariah Johnson
                                    Senior Manager, Hepatitis/Policy & Legislative Affairs
                                    National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, Washington, DC

                                    Increasing Immunization Rates among Latino Patients
                                    Sergio Rimola, MD
                                    Associate Clinical Professor OB/GYN
                                    George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Washington, DC

                                    A2. MEDICAL EDUCATION: Increasing Diversity in Medical Education – Students to Faculty 
                                    – CME – Mt. Vernon Square B
                                    Moderator: Katherine Flores, MD, Past Chairwoman, NHMA Board of Directors, Director,
                                    UCSF-Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research, Fresno, CA

                                    A Holistic Approach: Diversifying the Health Professions
                                    Jorge Girotti, PhD, MA
                                    Associate Dean and Director,
                                    Special Curricular Programs, Admissions, Hispanic Center of Excellence
                                    University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

                                    Faculty Career Development Training for Latino Medical Students
                                    John Paul Sanchez, MD
                                    Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
                                    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

                                    Maria Soto-Greene, MD
                                    Vice Dean
                                    Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

                                    Valerie Romero Leggott, MD
                                    Associate Dean
                                    University of New Mexico Medical School, Albuquerque, NM


                                    A3. Screening and Management of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders Among
                                    Latinos – CME – Meeting Room 15
                                    Moderator: Maria Garcia, MD, MPH
                                    Associate Professor
                                    University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worchester, MA

                                    Opioid Addiction Epidemic
                                    Maria Garcia, MD, MPH

                                    Why Physicians and Workers in the Medical Profession Kill Themselves
                                    Ruby Castilla-Puentes, MD, DrPH, MBA,
                                    Medical Safety Officer, Codman Neuro, DePuy Synthes Cranio-Maxillofacial and Thorax
                                    Johnson & Johnson

                                    Nutrition and Mental Health
                                    Meriterese Racanelli, MS
                                    R&D Food Scientist/Nutritionist
                                    Goya Foods and NovelResearch.org

                                    Alzheimer’s disease
                                    Samuel Gandy, MD
                                    Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
                                    Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

                                    A4. PRACTICE: How to Build a More Successful Medical Practice – CME – Meeting Room 16
                                    Moderator: Maria Puig, MD, President, California Latino Medical Association,
                                    Ophthalmologist, Chula Vista, CA

                                    Quality Evaluations on Delivery of Multicultural Health Care
                                    Paige Cooke, MS
                                    Assistant Director, Consumer Engagement
                                    National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, DC

                                    Biostatistics Data for Business Decisions
                                    Marlow Hernandez, MD
                                    CEO, Cano Health, Miami, FL

                                    Vaccine Injury Program
                                    Ahmed Calvo, MD, MPH, FAAP
                                    Medical Officer, Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation Programs
                                    Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS

                                    Pain Management to Enhance Primary Care
                                    Rodolfo Orozco, DDS
                                    Rodolfo Orozco, DDS, APC,CEO

                                    Laura Williams, MD, MPH
                                    Dr. Williams and Associates, CEO

5:00pm – 6:30pm      NHMA Stakeholder Group Meetings – Non-CME

                                    NHMA Region Steering Committees (all region leaders invited) – Mt. Vernon Square A
                                    Facilitator: Flavia Mercado, MD, NHMA Board of Directors, Atlanta, GA
                                    Plan for 2016: Strengthening regional presence, partners, membership, communications

                                    NHMA Council of Young Physicians – Mt. Vernon Square B
                                    Facilitator: Vanessa Salcedo, MD, MPH, FAAP, St Barnabas Hospital, Health System, NHMA
                                    CYP Chairwoman-Elect, Bronx, NY

                                    NHMA Council of Residents – Meeting Room 15
                                    Facilitator: Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH, General Surgery Resident, Sinai Hospital of
                                    Baltimore, and NHMA COR Chairwoman-Elect, Baltimore, MD

                                    Latino Medical Student Association – Grand North Ballroom
                                    Facilitator: Abner Antonio Murray, MD/PhD Candidate, Case Western University Medical
                                    School, Past LMSA President

                                    Hispanic Employee Organization, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services –
                                    Meeting Room 16
                                     Facilitator: Jeanette Contreras, MPP, President, HHS Hispanic Employee Organization

6:30 pm – 9:00pm     Joint Orgullo Global Health Reception – non – CME –Grand North/Central Ballrooms
                                    Joint Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall – Foyer, Congressional and Grand South Ballrooms

                                    Moderator: Rick Sanchez, Cano Health, Miami, FL
                                    Roman Macaya Hayes, Ambassador of Costa Rica to United States and
                                    Ambassadors of Latin America

8:00pm – 9:00pm      Special Event: Friends of the American Latino Museum, Smithsonian Institution –
                                    RSVP and Contribution required www.NHMAmd.org; Presidential Suite Room 1128

Saturday, April 23, 2016

7:30am – 4:30pm      Joint Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall and NHMA Hispanic Health
                                    Research/Community Service Posters – Continental Breakfast – Foyer, Congressional and
                                    Grand South Ballrooms

8:00am – 9:20am      Breakfast Symposium: Opportunities for Providers of Latino Medicaid Patients –
                                    supported by Centene Corporation – CME – Mt. Vernon Square
                                    Moderator: Rita Carreon, Deputy Vice President, Institute for Hispanic Health, National
                                    Council of La Raza

                                    Greg Buchert, MD, MPH
                                    Chief Medical Officer, California Health Net

                                    MaJose Carrasco, MPA
                                    Director, Multicultural Action Center, NAMI, Washington, DC

                                    Sandy Markwood
                                    Executive Director, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, Washington, DC


9:30am – 11:00am    Plenary: Health Research to Improve Health Equity for Hispanics – CME – Grand
                                    North/Central Ballrooms
                                    Moderator: Jo Ivey Boufford, MD
                                                         President, New York Academy of Medicine

                                    Keynote Speaker: Eliseo Perez-Stable, MD
                                                                       Director, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities

                                    Reaction Panel:
                                    Mentoring and Development of Young Researchers
                                    Alison Gammie, PhD
                                    Director, Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity
                                    National Institutes of Health Office of the Director, Bethesda, MD

                                    Clinical Trials Diversity Challenge
                                    Jonca Bull, MD
                                    Director, Office of Minority Health, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD

                                    Federal Health Disparities Policy Research
                                    Daniel E. Dawes, JD
                                    Author, 150 Years of Obamacare
                                    Executive Director of Health Policy & External Affairs, Morehouse School of Medicine
                                    Co-Founder, Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network (HELEN), Atlanta, GA

11:00am – 12:00pm  Joint Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall and NHMA Hispanic Health
                                     Research/Community Service Posters – Foyer, Congressional and Grand South Ballrooms;

12:00pm – 12:30pm  Joint Lunch and Welcome Session – non – CME – Grand North/Central Ballrooms

                                    Welcome Remarks: Frank Ramos, DDS, National President-Elect, HDA

12:30pm – 1:30 pm   Joint Plenary: Cancer, Hispanics and the Future of Cancer Care– supported by Cancer
                                    Treatment Centers of America® Newnan, GA – CME – Grand North/Central Ballrooms

                                    Moderator: Judith Flores, MD, Chairwoman-Elect, NHMA Board of Directors, Clinical
                                    Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Chief of Ambulatory Care, North Brooklyn
                                    Health Network of the NYCHH, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Keynote Speaker: Ofelia Olivero, PhD, Chief
                                                                  Diversity Intramural Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

                                    Ricardo Alvarez, MD, MSc
                                    Director of Cancer Research & Breast Medical Oncologist, Cancer Treatment Centers of
                                    America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Newnan, GA

                                    Maurie Markman, MD
                                    President of Medicine & Science, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

1:30pm – 2:45pm      Workshops B

                                    B1. CLINICAL: Heart Disease Latino Patient Interventions – CME – Mt. Vernon Square A
                                    Moderator: Eduardo Montana, MD, MPH, MBA, Marietta, GA

                                    Successful Cardiac Prevention Techniques in Latino Patients
                                    Carlos Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
                                    Cardiologist, Wake Forrest Medical School, Winston-Salem, NC

                                    Cardiac Surgical Interventions and Latinos
                                    Carlos Corral, MD
                                    Cardiothoracic Surgeon, New Mexico Cardiovascular Associates, Las Cruces, NM

                                    Latino Cardiac Patient Medical Treatment
                                    Eduardo Montana, MD, MPH, MBA, Chair, Hispanic Health Coalition of GA, Medical
                                    Director, Children’s Cardiovascular Medicine, Marietta, GA

                                    B2. MEDICAL EDUCATION: Interdisciplinary Teaching about Hispanics – CME –
                                    Mt. Vernon Square B
                                    Moderator: Ana Natale-Pereira, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Rutgers Medical School,
                                    Newark, NJ

                                    HRSA Interdisciplinary Programs
                                    Maria Portela-Martinez, MD, MPH
                                    Branch Chief, Medical Training and Geriatrics, Division of Medicine and Dentistry, Bureau of
                                    Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS, Rockville, MD

                                    Hispanic Health and Global Health: Local and International Training Programs
                                    Javier Sevilla-Martir, MD
                                    Assistant Dean, University of Indiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

                                    Mentoring Program for Hispanic Nursing Students
                                    Angie Millan, DNP, RN, FAAN
                                    Past President, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Los Angeles, CA

                                    Health Inter-Professional Spanish Teaching
                                    Sandra Quezada, MD
                                    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean for Admissions, University of Maryland
                                    School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

                                    B3. RESEARCH: Innovative Research and Dissemination to Clinicians Caring for Latinos
                                    Moderator: Magda Barini-Garcia, MD, Center for Innovation, CMS, US DHHS – CME-
                                    Meeting Room 15

                                    Hispanic Prevention Health Research – Asthma and Tobacco Literacy Programs
                                    Betty Perez-Rivera, MS, EdD, MCHES
                                    CEO, Institute of the Education for the Care of Chronic Diseases, Newport, NJ

                                    National Osteoarthritis Health Disparities Research Agenda
                                    Rose Iris Gonzalez, PhD, RN, MPS
                                    Movement is Life, Lake Ridge, VA

                                    Zika Disease and Prevention
                                    Gustavo Ferrer, MD, FCCP
                                    President – Intensive Care Experts, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Miami, FL

                                    B4. PRACTICE: Implementing the ACA with Value, Measures and Alternative Payments for
                                    Hispanic Physicians – CME – Meeting Room 16
                                    Moderator: Maritza I. Irizarry, MD, Medical Director, Sunshine Pediatrics, Phoenix, AZ

                                    Health Care After the Affordable Care Act: Where Do We Go From Here?
                                    Bob Doherty
                                    SVP, Governmental Affairs and Public Policy
                                    American College of Physicians, Washington, DC

                                    Luis Estevez, MD, MPH, MBA
                                    Medical Director, Anthem Inc., New York, NY

                                    Mara McDermott, JD, MPH
                                    Vice President of Federal Affairs
                                    CAPG, Washington, DC

                                    Affordable Care Outreach Opportunities for Providers
                                    Jeanette Contreras, MPP
                                    Acting Director, Division of Professional Affairs, Office of Communications, Centers for
                                    Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS, Washington, DC

2:45pm – 3:30pm      Break in Joint Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall and Poster Sessions Awards –
                                    Foyer, Congressional and Grand South Ballrooms
                                    Book Signings by Daniel E. Dawes, 150 Years of Obamacare, Gustavo Ferrer, MD, Cough
                                    Cures and Pilar Ortega, MD, Spanish and Medical Interview: A Textbook for Clinically
                                    Relevant Medical Spanish

3:30pm – 5:00pm      Workshops C

                                    C1. CLINICAL: Current Interventions to Manage Latino Diabetic Patients – CME –
                                    Mt. Vernon Square A
                                    Moderator: Sylvia Rosas, MD, Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA

                                    Diabetes: Cultural Beliefs/Attitudes and Care Models
                                    Aida Luz Giacello, PhD
                                    Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

                                    Innovations in Diabetes Management
                                    Griffin Rodgers, MD, M.A.C.P.
                                    Director, National Institute and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD

                                    Diabetes Treatment Pearls of Wisdom
                                    Pankaj Shah, MD
                                    Endocrinologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

                                    C2. MEDICAL EDUCATION: Innovations for Professional Physician Career Development –
                                    CME – Mt. Vernon Square B
                                    Moderator: Diana Torres-Burgos, MD, MPH, Advisor on Hispanic Health

                                    Non-Traditional Opportunities for Professional Advancement
                                    Norma Pérez, MD, DrPH
                                    Executive Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence
                                    Vice President, Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools
                                    University of Texas Branch at Galveston

                                    Mindfulness – Work/Life Balance
                                    Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP
                                    Associate VP for Health Equity and Inclusion, University of Utah Health Sciences Center,
                                    Director of Cancer Health Equity, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine,
                                    University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

                                    Federal Government Opportunities at the Department of Health and Human Services
                                    Idalia Sanchez, MPH
                                    Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Minority Health Resource Center, HHS, Rockville, MD

                                    New Dietary Guidelines
                                    Colette I. Rihane, MS, RD
                                    Director, Office of Nutrition Guidance and Analysis
                                    Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion, US Department of Agriculture, Alexandria, VA

                                    C3. RESEARCH: Policy Research for Healthy Communities – CME – Meeting Room 15
                                    Moderator: Jaime Torres, DPM, Vice President of Community Relations & Partnerships,
                                    Urban Health Plan, Bronx, NY

                                    Women’s Health Public Health Research
                                    Diana Ramos, MD, Director
                                    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health
                                    Division, Los Angeles, CA

                                    Family Planning: Health Policy and Research
                                    Nereida Correa, MD, MPH
                                    Attending Physician, Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Women’s Health
                                    Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY

                                    Health Disparities Research: Study of Latinos (SOL) Study
                                    Gregory Talavera, MD
                                    Division Head, Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science
                                    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

                                    C4. PRACTICE: Healthcare Technology – CME – Meeting Room 16
                                    Moderator: Daniel Turner- Lloveras, MD, South Central LA Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

                                    Digital Health Platform for Behavior Change of Chronic Disease Patients
                                    Pablo Pantaleoni
                                    CEO, MedTep, San Francisco, CA

                                    Telemedicine: Reshaping Healthcare
                                    Nick Hernandez
                                    CEO, ABISA, Tampa, FL

                                    Consejo Sano: A Telehealth Solution for Hispanics
                                    Abner Mason
                                    CEO, Consejo Sano, Washington, DC and Mexico City, Mexico

                                    Coordinated Care Service
                                    Huy Nguyen, MD
                                    Executive Chairman, Care 24/7, Knoxville, TN

6:30pm – 7:30pm      Joint Conference Reception – Foyer Grand Ballroom

7:30pm – 8:00pm      Joint Leadership Awards Gala Welcome Session – non – CME – Grand North/Central Ballrooms

                                    Mistress of Ceremonies: Maria Cardona, Principle, Dewey Square Group and CNN Political

                                    Amarilis Jacobo, DDS, National President, HDA
                                    Sam Arce, MD, Chairman of the Board of Directors, NHMA
                                    Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President and CEO, NHMA

8:00pm – 8:30pm     Joint Leadership Lecture – CME
                                   Keynote Speaker – Roberto Tapia-Conyer, MD, MSc, MPH, DrSC
                                                                   CEO, Carlos Slim Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico

8:30pm – 9:30pm    NHMA Hispanic Health Leadership Awards
                                         • Government –Liliana Ranon, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
                                         • Corporate – Centene Corporation
                                         • Physician of the Year– Roberto Tapia-Conyer, MD, MSc, MPH, DrSC
                                         • Academic – Hector Balcazar, MD, Dean, College of Science and Health, Charles R.
                                            Drew University of Medicine and Science
                                         • NHMA Fellow of the Year – Eduardo Montana, MD, MBA, Chairman, Georgia
                                            Latino Health Caucus, Atlanta
                                         • Leaders: Chairpersons, NHMA Regions; Presidents, State Hispanic Medical Societies,
                                            and National Hispanic Health Professional Associations, Partner Medical Associations,
                                            Outgoing NHMA & NHHF Board of Directors

                                  HDA President’s Leadership Awards
                                         • Dr. Robert Edwab, DDS, Executive Director, Greater New York Dental Meeting
                                         • Dr. Rafael Lantigua, MD, Deputy Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s
                                            Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University

9:30pm – 11:30pm  Dance to the Music of Pa’Gozar and DJ

Sunday, April 24, 2016

8:30am – 11:00am   Breakfast – CME – Mt. Vernon Square A
                                   NHMA Leadership Institute – “Opportunities for Hispanic Health Professional Leadership
                                   with the NHMA Council of Medical Societies, Hispanic Health Professional Leadership
                                   Network and conference participants
                                   Moderator: Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President & CEO, NHMA

                                   Kayla Rodriguez, Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, MBA, BioSweet, Memphis, TN

                                   Patricia Padilla, MD, Global Medical Officer, General Motors, Detroit, MI

                                   Presidents Panel:
                                   Fernando Stein, MD, President-Elect, American Academy of Pediatrics

                                   Wayne Riley, MD, American College of Physicians

                                   Barbara McAneny, MD, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association

                                   Robert Wegrin, MD, American Academy of Family Physicians

11:00am – 3:00pm   NHHF Meeting on Patient Centered Research Lessons Learned – supported by Patient
                                   Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) – CME – Mt. Vernon Square A

                                   Principal Investigators of Hispanic Health Patient Focused Research with Multi-Academic
                                   Institution and Community Partners with Patients w/ Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease

                                    Moderator: Jose Pagan, PhD, Director, Center for Health Innovation, The New York Academy
                                    of Medicine, and Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                                    Keynote Speaker: Alicia Fernandez, MD, PCORI Board of Governors
                                    Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

                                    Model Hispanic Patient-Centered Research Panel:

                                    Hector Balcazar, MS, PhD
                                    Dean, College of Science and Health, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

                                    Aida Luz Giachello, PhD
                                    Professor of Medicine in Preventive Medicine
                                    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

                                    David Hayes-Bautista, PhD
                                    Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
                                    Director, UCLA Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture

                                    Gregory Talavera, MD
                                    Division Head, Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science
                                    San Diego State University

Additional Events:

Friday, April 22, 2016

3:40pm – 5:15pm    Joint Session 1: The Roles of the Health Care Team and Diet: Crisis in the Hispanic
                                  Community – CME – Room 2
                                  Speaker: Tyrone Rodriguez, DDS, FACD

                                  Joint Session 2: Oral Cancer: An MD Anderson Experience – CME – Room 4
                                  Speaker: Mark S. Chambers, DMD, MS

3:30pm – 5:00pm    National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) Board of Directors Meeting (Closed) – 1128

5:00pm – 6:30pm    NHHF Corporate Advisory Board Meeting (Closed) – 1128

7:30am – 1:00pm    Joint Exhibits on Career Advancement (for Physicians, Residents, Medical Students and
                                  Health Professionals)

Saturday, April 23, 2016

7:30 am – 12:00pm  Joint Exhibits on Career Advancement (for Physicians, Residents, Medical Students and
                                   Health Professionals)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm   Joint Session 3: HIV/AIDS Oral Medicine Case Histories: Patients in Crisis 2010–16 – CME –
                                   Room 2
                                   Speaker: C. Mark Nichols, DDS

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm   Joint Session 4: Oral Health Care During Pregnancy and Early Childhood – CME – Room 2
                                   Speakers: Fernando Romero, MD and Maritza Morell, DMD, MS

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