Distinguished Co-Chairs

Cynthia Izuno Macri, MD


COL/R/USA Ron Poropatich, MD, MS

Director, Center for Military Medicine Research University of Pittsburgh

The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin

Ninth Secretary U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Speaker Faculty

Colonel (ret) John Barrett, MD

Deputy Director, War Related Illness & Injury Study Center Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Sean Biggerstaff

Acting Director, Research & Engineering Directorate Defense Health Agency

Dr. Jesus Caban

Chief Data Scientist EIDS, PEO DHMS

Dr. Jorge Candiotti

Biomedical Engineer VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Paulette J. Christopher, Ph.D.

Women’s Psychologist V22 Telemental Health Hub

Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP

Global Director of Medical Affairs NATROX Wound Care
Director of Wound Care Research
Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine

Dr. April Foreman

Deputy Director of Technology and Innovations Veterans Crisis Line

Dr. Stephen Gantz

Vice President, iVision Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland

Stacey Gorter, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist Corporal Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center

Peter Hauser, M.D.

Chief, VISN 22 Consolidated Mental Health Telehealth Hub VISN 22 Network Office

Taylor Hooker, MS, CTRS, NBC-HWC

Chief of Learning Engineering, Clinical Informatics Division San Francisco VA Medical Center

Danielle Krakora

Co-Founder and CEO Ibility, LLC

Brian C. Lein, MD

Assistant Director, Healthcare Administration Defense Health Agency

Dr. Thomas Osborne

Director National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO), VA Palo Alto Health Care System Simulation Center Director, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System

Jacquelyn M. Paykel, MD, MBA, OB/Gyn & Integrative Medicine

Chief Whole Health Service and Chief Well-being Officer James A. Haley Veterans Hospital & Clinics

Michelle Prisco

Deployment Health Clinician, Research & Educator, War Related Illness & Injury Study Center Department of Veterans Affairs

Matthew Quinn

Science Director Army Telehealth & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)

Ken Rubin

Research Associate University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics

Josh Sackman

President & Co-Founder AppliedVR

Melissa Tran, LMFT

Clinical Fellow Orlando VA Healthcare System

Jillian Weber, PhD, RN, CNL

Homeless PACT National Program Manager
Homeless Programs Office (11HPO)
Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
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