CATALYST ANNUAL SUMMIT

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Registration is open for the 2021 Catalyst Annual Summit! This year's summit is fully virtual, and will take place from October 7-8.

View the full agenda below and register by September 10 for early bird pricing.

Day One - October 7th

10:00 - 10:05 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Sarah Bedard Holland, Virginia Health Catalyst

10:05 - 10:50 a.m.
The Future of Public Oral Health is Equitable
Dr. Bob Russell, DDS, MPH, MPA, CPM, FICD, FACD, Iowa Department of Public Health

10:50 - 11:00 a.m.
Exhibits and Networking

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
How to Ensure Equity Doesn’t Occur in a Silo
Albert Walker III, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation
Dina Garcia, PhD, MPH, VCU School of Medicine
Emily Bowen, DDS, Mountain Empire Community College
Karen Legato, MPS, MSW, Health Brigade 

11:45 - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch & Exhibits

12:45 - 1:35 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

Track One: Improving Care for Virginia's LGBTQ Community 
Robert Cheek, Nationz Foundation
Gabriel Glissmeyer, LGBT National Cancer Network                                                Melissa-Irene Jackson, MSW, Planned Parenthood Virginia

Track Two: Leveraging Social Determinants of Health Data to Meet Community Needs
Nancy White, Arlington Free Clinic
Michelle Altman, RN, MSN, MBA, VHC Pediatrics
Anita Karklins, MSW, VHC Outpatient Clinic
Michele Fletcher, RN, BSN, PHN, Arlington County Public Health

Track Three: Dental Workforce Opportunities in Virginia
Sarah Raskin, PhD, MPH, VCU
Scott Wolpin, DMD, Eastern Shore Rural Health System
Frank P. Iuorno Jr., DDS, MS, West End Orthodontics
Brooke Crouch, RDH, Brooke Crouch Dental Consulting

1:35 - 1:45 p.m. Exhibits and Networking

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Legislative Champion Award and Closing Remarks

Senator George L Barker

Day Two - October 8th

 

10:00 - 10:05 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

Sarah Bedard Holland, Virginia Health Catalyst

10:05 - 10:50 a.m.
The History of Racism in Healthcare

Carlos Smith, DDS, Mdiv, FACD, VCU School of Dentistry 

10:50 - 11:00 a.m.
Exhibits and Networking

11:00 - 11:45  a.m.
Making Water the Beverage of Choice in Virginia
Sridhar Vedachalam, PhD, Environmental Policy Innovation Center

11:45 - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch & Exhibits

12:45 - 1:35 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Track One: Creating Equitable Policies in Virginia
Ashley Kenneth, The Commonwealth Institute
Chlo’e Edwards, Voices for Virginias Children
Emily Griffey, MPP, Voices for Virginias Children
Freddy Mejia, MPP, The Commonwealth Institute

Track Two: Promoting Safe Fluoridated Drinking Water in Virginia
Erin Ling, M.S., M. EPC, Virginia Tech
Caitlin Harrah, BSPH, VCU School of Dentistry
Leigh-Anne Krometis, PhD, Virginia Tech

Track Three: HPV Vaccines and Oral Health
Shillpa Naavaal, BDS, MS, MPH, VCU School of Dentistry
Kathleen Porter, PhD, RD, University of Virginia
Emily Bowen, DDS, Mountain Empire Community College

1:35 - 1:45 p.m.
Exhibits and Networking

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Tonya Parris-Wilkins, DDS, FAAHD, MAGD, TPW Dental Solutions

 

 

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Learn more about sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 Virginia Health Catalyst Summit by contacting Alle Witt.

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