22nd Annual Conference

“Conquistando el Futuro: Clinicians Leading into Latino Health Care”
Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC
March 21-25, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

8:00 am – 5:00 pm     National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF)
                                     Hispanic Patient-Centered Research Mentorship Development Program Day 17.0 CME
                                     Magnolia 2 – This program is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
                                     (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award
                                     Ruth Zambrana, PhD, Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP, Jose Pagan, PhD, Diana Torres-
                                     Burgos, MD, MPH and faculty

Thursday, March 22, 2018

7:00 am – 9:30 pm     Breakfast

9:00 am – 4:30 pm     NHMA Board of Directors Meeting – (closed) – Azalea 1

8:00 am – 5:00 pm     NHHF Hispanic Patient-Centered Research Faculty Development Program7.0 CME Magnolia 2

8:00 am – 4:30 pm     NHMA Residents/Jr. Faculty Research Training Program (closed) – Magnolia 3
                                    Supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
                                     Moderator: Salina Waddy, MD, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm     National Hispanic Health Foundation Medical Spanish Summit7.0 CME – Camellia 2
                                    Supported by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
                                     Moderator: Pilar Ortega, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago School of Medicine

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Lunch (Board, PCORI, NIDDK, Summit) – (closed) – Camellia 3-4

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Registration OpensCherry Blossom Lobby

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm     Opening Receptionnon CME Cherry Blossom Lobby

                                     Welcoming Remarks: Judith Flores, MD, FAAP, CHCQM, Chairwoman, NHMA Board
                                     Mark Diaz, MD, Chairman, National Hispanic Health Foundation Board
                                     Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP, President & CEO, NHMA and NHHF
                                     Vanessa Salcedo, MD, MPH, FAAP, Outgoing Chairwoman & Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD,
                                     FACP, FACR, Chairman, NHMA Council of Young Physicians, Sonia Morales, MD, Outgoing
                                     Chairwoman & Jeffrey Uribe, MD, Chairman, NHMA Council of Residents, Eric Molina,
                                     President, Latino Medical Student Association

Friday, March 23, 2018

7:30 am – 7:30 pm     Registration – Cherry Blossom Lobby

7:30 am – 8:30 am     Breakfast Symposium: NHMA Capitol Hill DayRSVP required at Registration

                                     NHMA Cardiovascular Disease Policy Recommendations to Improve Latino Health and
                                     Advocacy Prep for Congress Visits1.0 CME – Cherry Blossom Ballroom

                                     How to have a Successful Meeting with Congress
                                     NHMA Advocacy Priorities and Recommendations from the CVD Report
                                     Cardiovascular Disease and Hispanics: Access, Prevention, Medical Education;
                                     Medicaid Priorities
                                     Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP

8:45 am – 11:00 am   Capitol Hill VisitsTransportation to be providedWoodrow Wilson Exit

11:00 am – 1:00 pm   LuncheonExhibit Hall C

11:00 am – 6:00 pm   Health Career Advancement Exhibits/Hispanic Health Research & Community Service
                                     PostersExhibit Hall C

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm     Opening Plenary: Federal Leadership for Healthcare2.5 CME – Cherry Blossom Ballroom

                                     Welcoming Remarks & NHMA Priorities: Introducing the Minority Physicians’ Alliance

                                     Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP
                                     President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association – Washington, DC

                                     Doris Browne, MD, MPH
                                     President, National Medical Association – Silver Spring, MD

                                     Ho Luong Tran, MD, MPH
                                     President & CEO, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians – Chicago, IL

                                     Federal Initiatives Impacting Hispanic Health

                                     Matthew Y.C Lin, MD
                                     Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Minority Health
                                     U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Rockville, MD

                                     Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD
                                     Director, National Insitutue on Minority Health and Health Disparities
                                     National Institutes of Health
                                     U.S. Department of Health and Human Services–Bethesda, MD

                                     Luis Padilla, MD, FAAFP
                                     Associate Administrator, Health Workforce, Director, National Health Service Corps
                                     Health Resources and Services Administration
                                     U.S. Department of Health and Human Services– Rockville, MD

                                     CEO Roundtable on Strategic Developments for Future Healthcare

                                     Chester Burrell
                                     CEO, Care First Blue Cross Blue Shield – Baltimore, MD

                                     Allyson Y. Schwartz
                                     President & Chief Executive Officer, Better Medicare Alliance – Washington, DC 

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm     Workshops A – 1.5 CME

                                     A1. Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease & Hispanics – CME – Magnolia 2
                                     Moderator: Claudia Alejandra Alvarez, DO, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, University
                                     of California, Riverside – Riverside, CA

                                     Gladys Velarde, MD, FACC
                                     Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, University of Florida College of Medicine –
                                     Jacksonville, FL

                                     Mario De La Rosa, PhD
                                     Professor, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work,
                                     Herbert Werheim College of Medicine
                                     Director, Center for US Latino Research on HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (CRUSADA)
                                     Florida International University – Miami, FL

                                     Martha C. Sanchez, MD
                                     Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Immunology Center Adherence and Retention
                                     Team (ICARE), Division of Infectious Diseases, Alpert Medical School of Brown University –
                                     Providence, RI

                                     A2. Clinical: Prevention and Treatment for Latino Elderly – non-CME – Magnolia 3 –
                                     supported by Abbott Nutrition
                                     Moderator: Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS, University of Wisconsin-School of Medicine &
                                     Public Health – Madison, WI

                                     Alzheimer’s Disease – Prevention & Treatment
                                     Samuel Gandy, MD, PhD
                                     Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount
                                     Sinai – New York, NY

                                     Developing Quality Measures for Malnutrition and Latino Elderly
                                     Albert Barrocas, MD, FACS, FASPEN
                                     Vice Presdent, Medical, WellStar Atlanta Medical Center – Atlanta, GA

                                     Medicare, Medication Adherence and Continuity of Care
                                     Robert A. Bracey
                                     Co-Founder, Managed Senior Services – Glen Allen, VA

                                     A3. Medical Education: Physician Burnout and Resilience – CME – Azalea 1
                                     Co-Hosted by the Council of Young Physicians
                                     Moderator/Speaker: Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Vice President, Health
                                     Equity & Inclusion, University of Utah Health Sciences Center – Salt Lake City, UT

                                     Christiane Corriveau, MD & Hemant Sharma, MD, MHS
                                     Provider Wellness Committee, Children’s National Health System – Washington, DC

                                     Wellness for the GME Community: New ACGME Program Requirements
                                     Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD, FACP, FACR, CMQ
                                     Endocrinology Fellowship Program Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine,
                                     The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, AZ

                                     A4. Policy: Value Based Care Reimbursement – CME –Azalea 2
                                     Moderator: Vanessa Salcedo, MD, MPH, FAAP, Union Community Health Center-Bronx, NY

                                     Advancing Payment Innovation within Federally Qualified Health Centers: Lessons from
                                     Tricia McGinnis, MPP, MPH
                                     Senior Vice President, Center for Health Care Strategies – Trenton, NJ

                                     Quality Payment Program Update
                                     Magda Barini-Garcia, MD, MPH, CAPT US PHS
                                     Senior Medical Officer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation – Baltimore, MD

                                     Transition to Value Based Payments
                                     Carlos Cuevas, MPH, MPA
                                     Vice-President, SOMOS IPA – New York, NY

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     NHMA Stakeholder Meetings: Strengthening NHMA at City & State Levels –
                                     Premier Members of NHMAAzalea 2
                                     Facilitator: Flavia Mercado, MD, MPH, NHMA Board – Atlanta, GA
                                     Physicians and Professionals, NHMA Council of Young Physicians, NHMA Council of
                                     Residents, NHMA Council of Medical Societies
                                     NHMA Region Leaders

                                     NHMA International Medical Graduates MeetingMagnolia 3
                                     Facilitator: Daniel I. Hernandez, NHMA IMG Co-Chair; Medical Advocacy Liaison, Global
                                     Healthy Living Foundation – Houston, TX

                                     Visa(s), Green Card and Other Immigration Concerns of IMGs
                                     Maria Mora Pinzon, MD, MS
                                     Assistant Researcher, University of Wisconsin-School of Medicine & Public Health – Madison, WI

                                     How to Have a Successful Interview and The Importance of IMGs in Research and Academics
                                     Ricardo Correa, MD, EsD, FACP, FACR, CMQ
                                     Endocrinology Fellowship Program Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University
                                     of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, AZ

                                     Professional Development for CV and Personal Statement
                                     Sarah Ines Ramirez, MD
                                     Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine –
                                     Hershey, PA

                                     The Crossroads of Medicine, Research, and Public Health Practice
                                     Armando De Alba Rosales, MD, MPH
                                     Assistant Professor; Director, Community Oriented Primary Care, Department of Health
                                     Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of
                                     Public Health – Omaha, NE

                                     Latino Medical Student Association MeetingMagnolia 2
                                     Facilitator: Eric Molina, LMSA President and Medical Student, Baylor College of Medicine

                                     Hispanic Employee Organization, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
                                     Azalea 1
                                     Facilitator: Glorimar Maldonado, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm     Reception: Puerto Rico Relief FundraiserExhibit Hall C – supported by Centene
                                     Corporation, Inc.

                                     Moderator: Judith Flores, MD, Chair, Chairwoman, NHMA Board of Directors – Brooklyn, NY

                                     Oxiris Barbot, MD
                                     First Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – New York, NY

                                     Edgar Colón Negrón, MD, FACR
                                     Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Dean, School of Medicine, UPR Medical Sciences Campus –
                                     San Juan, Puerto Rico

                                     Olga Rodríguez de Arzola, MD, FAAP
                                     Dean of Medicine, Ponce Health Sciences University – Ponce, Puerto Rico

                                     José Ginel Rodríguez, MD, FAAP
                                     Dean of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
                                     Diplomate of American Board of Pediatrics – Boyamon, Puerto Rico

                                     Irvin Maldonado, PhD
                                     Academic Dean, San Juan Bautista Medical School – Caguas, Puerto Rico

Saturday, March 24, 2018

7:30 am – 9:00 am     Continental BreakfastExhibit Hall C

7:30 am – 4:30 pm     Health Career Advancement Exhibits; Community Health Fair; Hispanic Health
                                     Research & Community Service PostersExhibit Hall C

7:30 am – 9:00 am     Breakfast Symposium: Strategies to Increase the Diversity of Medical Education at
                                     Federal and State Governments & Medical Schools1.5 CME – Cherry Blossom Ballroom

                                     Moderator: Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP, President & CEO, NHMA

                                     The Honorable Raul Ruiz, MD, MPH, MPP
                                     Member of Congress, CA-36

9:00 am – 10:30 am   Plenary: Health Impacts of Natural Disasters: What Healthcare Providers Should Know
                                     and Can Do – 1.5 CME – Cherry Blossom Ballroom
                                     Moderator: Diana Torres Burgos, MD, MPH, Hispanic Health Advisor, National Hispanic
                                     Health Foundation – Staten Island, NY

                                     Acute Injuries in Natural Disasters
                                     Juan Sanabria, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FASSLD
                                     Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair & Scientific Director, Marshall University – Huntington, WV

                                     Mental Health Impact: Acute & Chronic Phases
                                     Francisco Fernandez, MD
                                     Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosciences, Founding Dean
                                     University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine – McAllen, TX

                                     Child Mental Health, PTSD in Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria
                                     Oxiris Barbot, MD
                                     First Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – New York, NY

                                     Maternal/Child Health
                                     Diana Ramos, MD, MPH, FACOG
                                     Adjunct, Assistant Professor, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine,
                                     Public Health Medical Officer, Maternal Child & Adolescent Health, California Department of
                                     Public Health – Los Angeles, CA

                                     Health Impacts in Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria
                                     Susana Morales, MD
                                     Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Vice Chair, Diversity, Department of Medicine,
                                     Weill Cornell Medicine – New York, NY

10:30 am – 12:30 pm  Health Career Advancement Exhibits/PostersExhibit Hall C

11:00 am – 11:30 am  Special Session: Fiscal Management for Retirement PlanningExhibit Hall C
                                      Supported by Paychex

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm    Luncheon Plenary: The Joys and Woes of Tending to Vulnerable Families in the
                                      Borderlands – 1.5 CME – Cherry Blossom Ballroom

                                      Welcome: Conchita Paz, MD, NHHF Board of Directors – Las Cruces, NM
                                      Moderator : Alan D. Ross, MD, PhD, Lecturer, Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
                                      Columbia University, Founder, Illyria Clinic for Balkan Immigrants, Jacobi Hospital – New York, NY

                                      Eva M. Moya, PhD, LMSW
                                      Interim Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, The University of Texas, El Paso –
                                      El Paso, TX

                                      Bert Johansson, MD, PhD
                                      Pediatric Critical Care, El Paso Children’s Hospital – El Paso, TX

                                      Alicia Rivera
                                      Consultant on Cross Boarder Health – El Paso, TX

                                      Alan Shapiro, MD
                                      Co-Founder & Medical Director, Terra Mia: Healthcare and Justice for Immigrant Children –
                                      New York, NY

                                      Fernando Mendoza, MD
                                      Professor, Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine – Stanford, CA

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm      Workshops B – 1.5 CME

                                      B1. ¿Qué Viene Ahora? Uncovering What’s Next for Digital Health Innovation in The Latino/a
                                      Population – Magnolia 2
                                      Moderator: Daniel Turner-Lloveras, MD, Assistant Professor, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center –
                                      Torrance, CA

                                      Ikenna Okezie, MD, MBA
                                      Chief Executive Officer, Somatus – Vienna, VA

                                      Felipe De Los Santos, ESQ
                                      Chief of Staff, HITLAB Healthcare Innovation Lab – New York, NY

                                      Healthcare Innovations: IBM
                                      Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP
                                      Vice President & Chief Health Officer, IBM Corporation – New York, NY

                                      B2. Clinical – Opioid Epidemic, Pain Management & Addiction – Azalea 1
                                      Moderator: Pilar Guerrero, MD, Attending Physician, Cook Country Health & Hospitals
                                      System – Chicago, IL

                                      Maria Milagros Garcia, MD, MPH, FACP
                                      Assistant Dean for Student Affairs & Diversity, Associate Professor of Medicine,
                                      University of Massachusetts School of Medicine – Boston, MA

                                      Michelle Soto, MD
                                      Chief of Medical Unit, START Treatment & Recovery Centers – Brooklyn, NY

                                      Matilde Castiel, MD
                                      Commissioner of Health and Human Services, City of Worcester – Worcester, MA

                                      Lupe Govea, PharmD
                                      Sr. Manager, Quality Improvement, Walmart – Bentonville, AK

                                      B3. Medical Education: Teaching Culturally Competent Latino Family Health –
                                      Azalea 2 – Supported by Cancer Treatment Centers of America
                                      Moderator: Francisco Fernandez, MD, NHMA Board, Founding Dean, University of Texas,
                                      Rio Grande Valley – McAllen, TX

                                      Prevention of Cancer for Latino Patients and their Families
                                      Ricardo H. Alvarez, MD, M.Sc.
                                      Director, Cancer Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Atlanta, GA

                                      Childhood Obesity & Family Strategies that Work
                                      Amelie Ramirez, DrPH
                                      Director & Professor, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio –
                                      San Antonio, TX

                                      Empowering Students through Experiential Learning in the US-Mexico Border
                                      Norma A. Perez, MD, DrPH
                                      Executive Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence and Special Programs, UT Medical Branch –
                                      Galveston, TX

                                      Life is Precious ™: Suicide Prevention Program
                                      Rosa M. Gil, DSW
                                      Founder, President & CEO, Comunilife – Bronx, NY

                                      B4. Policy & Research: Opportunities to Improve our Communities – Magnolia 3
                                      Moderator: Claudia Zamora, MPA, NHMA Board, Founder & CEO, Zamora Consulting
                                      Group, LLC – Washington, DC

                                      Climate Change Policies and Respiratory Health
                                      Nicole Hernandez Hammer, MBA, MS
                                      Climate & Community Advocate, Union of Concerned Scientists – Jupiter, Florida

                                      Policies that Impact Workforce
                                      Wilma Alvarado-Little, MA, MSW
                                      Associate Commissioner, New York State Department of Health, Director, Office of Minority
                                      Health and Health Disparities Prevention – Albany, NY

                                      Health Policy and Advocacy Training
                                      Ronald L.Fong, MD, MPH
                                      Director, Family Practice Residency Network, UC Davis – Sacramento, CA

                                      Connecting the Digital Dots: Social Networks that Build and Reach Communities
                                      Yasmin Kloth, MS
                                      Senior Digital Communications Strategies, All of Us Research Program – Bethesda, MD

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm      Health Career Advancement Exhibit Hall and Poster Sessions Awards
                                      Exhibit Hall C

4:15 pm – 5:45 pm      Workshops C – 1.5 CME

                                      C1. Research and Clinical Trials in Clinical Practice – Magnolia 2
                                      Moderator: Marla Matal, MD, MPH, Promedica Physicians, Anesthesiology and Critical
                                      Medicine – Toledo, OH

                                      Integration of Clinical Research into the Clinical Practice
                                      Fabian Sandoval, MD
                                      CEO & Research Director, Emerson Clinical Research Institute – Washington, DC

                                      Jim Kremidas
                                      Executive Director, Association of Clinical Research Professionals – Arlington, VA

                                      Setting Up a Hispanic Clinical Research Trial on Innovative Drug Development
                                      Sergio Guerrero, MD
                                      Director, FastTack Clinical Research – Phoenix, AZ

                                      C2. Medical Education: Diabetes Management in the Underserved Population – Azalea 1
                                      Moderator: Minerva Romero-Arenas, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery,
                                      UT Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine – Edinburg, TX

                                      Diabetes Management for Hispanic Populations
                                      Joel Zonszein, MD, CDE, FACE, FACP
                                      Professor, Department of Medicine-Endocrinology, Albert Einstein School of Medicine –
                                      New York, NY

                                      Siemens Populations Healthcare- Diabetes Care
                                      Ramona Ramadas, RN
                                      Clincal Consultant, Population Health, Siemens Healthineers – Cary, NC

                                      Cultural Congruence in Diabetic Patient Management
                                      Rose Cano
                                      Bilingual Diabetes Navigator, Harborview Medical Center – Seattle, WA

                                      C3. Leadership Development for Young Professionals in Non-Traditional Roles – Azalea 2
                                      Co-Hosted by the Council of Young Physicians
                                      Moderator: John Paul Sanchez, MD, MPH
                                      Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – New York, NY

                                      The Role of Academic Medical Centers in Improving Health Equity
                                      Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP
                                      Executive Director, Rodham Institute – Washington, DC

                                      Aisha T. Liferidge, MD, MPH
                                      Director, Health Policy Fellowship, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
                                      Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, George Washington University School of
                                      Medicine & Health Sciences – Washigton, DC

                                      Eddie A. Ramirez, MD
                                      Assistant Professor and Surgeon, Head and Neck
                                      David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA – Los Angeles, CA

                                      Ilan Shapiro, MD, FAAP
                                      Medical Director, Health Education & Wellness, AltaMed Health Services – Los Angeles, CA

                                      C4. Latino Medical Societies & Health Professional Associations Leadership & Future Growth
                                      Strategies –Magnolia 3
                                      Moderator: Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP
                                      President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association – Washington, DC

                                      The First Year of a New Hispanic Medical Society (Case Study)
                                      Óscar Zambrano, MPH
                                      Director, Physician Engagement, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center – Chicago, IL

                                      National Partnership for Action (NPA): Latino Leaders Participation in the States
                                      Shavon Arline-Bradley
                                      Senior Technical Advisor, Office of Minority Health Resource Center
                                      U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Rockville, MD

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm      Gala ReceptionCherry Blossom Ballroom Lobby

7:30 pm – 11:30 pm    Leadership Awards Gala & DanceCherry Blossom Ballroom – 1.0 CME
                                      Mistress of Ceremonies: Chef LaLa, Celebrity Chef

                                      Keynote Speaker: Aranthan Jones, II
                                                                    Chief Communications & Policy Officer
                                                                    W.K. Kellogg Foundation

                                      NHMA Hispanic Health Leadership Awards
                                       • Government – Jose Montero, MD, MHCDS, Director, Office of State, Territories and
                                      Tribes, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
                                       • Academic – David Acosta, MD, FAAFP, Chief Diversity Officer, AAMC
                                       • Physician – J. Antonio G. López, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FASE, FASA, FNLA
                                       • Corporate Humanitarian Award – Centene Corporation
                                       • NHMA Fellow of the Year – Diana Ramos, MD, MPH, FACOG, Los Angeles, CA
                                       • NHMA Residents & Young Physicians of the Year
                                       • NHMA Council of Medical Societies and Hispanic Health Professional Associations
                                       • Outgoing Board of Directors

                                       Entertainment : DJ Ricardo

Sunday, March 25, 2018

8:30 am – 10:00am     Breakfast Symposium– NHMA 2018 Leadership SymposiumNational Harbor 10
                                      Moderator: Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP
                                                         President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association – Washington, DC

                                      Innovation and Access to Medicines—non-CMESupported by PhRMA, Pfizer Inc, and Lilly

                                      Robert Popovian, Pharm.D., MS
                                      Vice-President, U.S. Government Relations, Pfizer, Inc – New York, NY

                                      Saumil Pandya, MHS
                                      Senior Director, Policy & Research, PhRMA – Washington, DC

                                      Suzette Figueroa Diaz
                                      Director, Insulin Access and Afforability-US Diabetes, Lilly – Indianapolis, IN

10:00 am – 11:30am   Policy Discussion on Social Determinants of Health and Medicaid – 1.5 CME –
                                      Supported by Centene Corporation, Inc.

                                      Roundtable Participants:

                                      Gloria A. Wilder, MD, MPH
                                      Vice-President, Innovation & Preventive Health, Centene Corporation – Washington, DC

                                      Gary A. Puckerein, PhD
                                      President & Chief Executive Officer, National Minority Quality Forum – Washington, DC

                                      Jose Montero, MD, MHCDS
                                      Director, Office of State, Territories and Tribes, CDC – Atlanta, GA

                                      Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, FACP
                                      President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association – Washington, DC

                                      Anabell Castro-Thompson, MSN, RN, ANP-C, FAAN
                                      President, National Association of Hispanic Nurses – Phoenix, AZ

                                      Eric Molina, MD/PhD Candidate, Baylor College of Medicine
                                      President, Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) – Waco, TX

Additional Events

Friday, March 23, 2018

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm     National Hispanic Health Foundation Board of Directors Meeting (closed)

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm     NHHF/NHMA Corporate Advisory Board Meeting (closed)

11:00 am – 8:00 pm   Exhibits on Health Career Advancement (for Physicians, Residents, Medical Students,
                                     Health Professionals and others) – Exhibit Hall C

Saturday March 24, 2018

7:30 am – 4:30 pm      Exhibits on Health Career Advancement (for Physicians, Residents, Medical Students and
                                      Health Professionals and others) – Breakfast and Morning/Afternoon Breaks
                                      Exhibit Hall C

                                      NHMA College Health Scholars Programsupported by the U.S. Department of Health and
                                      Human Services Office of Minority Health 5 year Cooperative Agreement (2017- 22)

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm    Medical, Dental, Nursing, Public Health, Biomedical Science Schools Recruitment Fair
                                      Exhibit Hall C

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm      College and High School Pre Health and Pre-Science Student Academic and Personal
                                      Career Development ConferenceCherry Blossom Ballroom

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm   Student Registration

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm    Medical, Dental, Public Health, Nursing, and Science Schools Recruitment Fair

2:30 pm                        Welcome

                                      Norma Poll-Hunter, PhD
                                      Senior Director, Human Capital Initiatives
                                      Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm      Professional Panel

                                      Jorge Girotti, PhD, MA
                                      Associate Dean and Director, Special Curricular Programs
                                      University of Illinois Chicago School of Medicine


                                      J. Pietro Aparicio, MD, MPH
                                     President, Latino Caucus for Public Health
                                     American Public Health Association

                                     Anabell Castro Thompson, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN
                                     National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)

                                     Rosa Chaviano-Moran, DMD
                                     Associate Dean for Admissions
                                     Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

                                     Irena Tartakovsky, MD, MS
                                     Director, Constituent Engagement
                                     Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm     Student Panel

                                     Eric Molina
                                     President, Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)


                                     Jazmin C. Garcia
                                     DO Student, OMS2
                                     Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

                                     Isabel López-García
                                     MD/PhD Student, MS2
                                     University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

                                     Kelly C. Sanchez
                                     Master’s in Public Health Student, Year 2
                                     Brown University School of Public Health

                                     David F. Paladines-Gaibor
                                     Dental Student, D4
                                     Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

                                     Gabriela Paniagua-Stolz, BSN, RN
                                     DNP Student
                                     University of Virginia School of Nursing

                                     Health Professional and Science Graduate School Student Panel
                                     Moderator: Eric Molina, MD/PhD Candidate, Baylor College of Medicine and President,
                                     Latino Medical Students Association (LMSA)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm   Lunch Business Meeting for the National Hispanic Pharmacists Association, a project of the
                                     National Hispanic Health Foundation – (closed) – supported by CVS Health, PhRMA, Walmart