Agenda 2018

2018 National Caucus Addressing Musculoskeletal Health Disparities

Thursday, November 8, 2018
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast and Registration
8:00am – 8:30am Welcome/Opening Remarks

Mary I. O’Connor, MD
Chair, Movement is Life Caucus
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Care at Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Health
Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale School of Medicine

8:30am – 9:30am Making America Healthier for All: Confronting the House that Racism Built

David R. Williams, PhD, MPH
Florence Sprague and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health
Professor of African and African American Studies and Sociology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

9:30am – 10:30am Moderated Discussion – David R. Williams, PhD, MPH
10:30am – 10:45am Break
10:45am – 11:45am Cardiovascular Health Disparities and the Impact of Movement

Herman Alfred Taylor, Jr. MD, MPH
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine
Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine

11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch and Poster Exhibits
12:45pm – 1:45pm Let’s Start Moving by Reducing Two Major Social Calamities: Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Joel Zonszein, MD, CDE, FACE, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1:45pm – 2:45pm Obesity Doesn’t Come In Just One Size: Weight Bias and Stigma In Healthcare

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA
Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine (Endocrinology- Neuroendocrine Division)
Department of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

2:45pm – 3:00pm Break
3:00pm – 4:00pm Small Group Discussions
4:00pm – 5:00pm Movement: A Path to Improved Brain Health

Kirk I. Erickson, PhD
Professor and Director and Principal Investigator, Brain Aging and Cognitive Health Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh
Faculty, Center for Neuroscience
Faculty, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

5:00pm – 6:00pm Small Group Report Outs
6:00pm – 6:30pm Vanguard Award

The Honorable John Lewis (D-GA) (Invited)
Member of Congress
Member, Ways and Means Committee
Oversight Subcommittee (Ranking Member)

6:30pm – 8:00pm Reception
Friday, November 9, 2018
7:00am – 8:00am Breakfast and Registration
8:00am – 10:30am Activism Workshops

Am I In or Am I Out: The Quality and Cost Experiment in Healthcare Access and Delivery

  • Alisahah J. Cole, MD
    Vice President, System Medical Director of Community Health, Carolinas HealthCare System/Atrium Health
  • Alex Hartzman, MPA, MPH
    Senior Manager, Dobson | DaVanzo
  • Pauline J. Lapin, MHS
    Director, Seamless Care Models Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Gender, Race, and Class Privilege in Healthcare Disparities

  • Peggy McIntosh, PhD
    Associate Professor of English, University of Denver
    Associate Director, Wellesley Center for Research on Women
    Founder, National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)


Value Based Healthcare: Impact on Equity

  • Michael Cannon, JM, MA
    Director, Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute
  • Eva DuGoff, PhD, MPP
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD
    Core Faculty, Center on Aging, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD
  • Said A. Ibrahim, MD, MPH, MBA
    Vice Chair for Strategy & Development, Founding Chief, Division of Healthcare Delivery Science, Department of Healthcare Policy & Research, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Adolph J. Yates Jr., MD
    Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC-Shadyside Hospital
    Associate Professor and Vice Chairman for Quality Management, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Y’all Making Me Sick: How Your Zip Code Influences Your Health

  • Whitney Buchmann
    Senior Program Manager, Legal & External Affairs, Camden Coalition
  • Maritza Gomez
    Program Assistant, Community Engagement, Camden Coalition
  • Frances Feltner, DNP, MSN, RN, FAAN
    Director, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Hazard, KY
  • Brendaly Rodriguez, MA
    Manager, Research Support, University of Miami
    Director, BR Consulting & Assoc., LLC
    President and CEO, Opnia Health
10:30am – 10:45am Break
10:45am – 1:15pm Movement Workshops

Minding Your Business: Depression and Minority Stress

  • Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, PhD, MHSc
    Director, The AAKOMA (African American Knowledge Optimized for Mindfully-Healthy Adolescents) Project
    Principal Director, AAKOMA Center and MDIL Consulting
  • David P. Rivera, PhD
    Associate Professor of Counselor Education, Department of Educational & Community Programs, Queens College, City University of New York


Moving the Mountains Within: One Step at a Time

  • Barbara J. George, EdD, RCEP, MSN, AGNP-C
    Director, Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine – NYU Winthrop Hospital
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook
  • Loretta Gordon
    Movement Specialist
    Nettie Reeves-Lewis, CPT, CHC, LFS
    President and CEO, N’shape with’N, LLC


Optimizing Technology to Put the Patient in Charge

  • Tearsanee C. Davis, DNP, FNP-BC
    Director, Clinical and Advanced Practice Operations, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Center for Telehealth, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Travelle Franklin-Ford Ellis, MD, PhD
    Associate Director, Medical Affairs, Zimmer Biomet
  • MaCalus V. Hogan, MD
    Vice Chair of Education and Program Director
    Chief, UPMC Mercy Orthopaedics
    Chief, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery
    Medical Director of Outcomes and Registries, UPMC Wolff Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation
    Associate Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Karen Lee, MS
    Executive Director, ECHO-Chicago, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


The Holistic Approach and its Impact on Sustainable Self-Care

  • Afua Bromley, LAc, DiplAc, NCCAOM, MSOM
    Owner/Acupuncturist, Acupuncture Saint Louis & Wellness Center, Saint Louis, MO
    Founder/Executive Director, Universal Holistic Healthcare Services (UHHS), Saint Louis, MO
    Board Chair, Nat’l Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®)
  • Mikhail Kogan, MD, ABOIM
    Medical Director, GW Center for Integrative Medicine
    Founder and Medical Director, MK Cognition Institute
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Geriatric Fellowship, George Washington University
    Founder and President, AIM Health Institute
1:15pm – 1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm – 2:45pm Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Social Determinants of Health

Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN
National Volunteer President, AARP

2:45pm – 3:00pm Closing Remarks

Mary I. O’Connor, MD
Chair, Movement is Life Caucus
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Care at Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Health
Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale School of Medicine

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