Join & Virtually Network with Over 600 @ Virtual 20th Anniversary Population Health Colloquium Featuring the Emerging Mental Health Crisis
  • Virtual Online Video Event Live and 6 Months Access to Video Archive
  • Academic Partner: Jefferson College of Population Health
  • Cosponsor: Population Health Alliance
  • October 5 - 7, 2020

Phone: (800) 503-7439

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Marjorie Morrison, LMFT, LPC
Chief Executive Officer, PsychHub, Nashville, TN

Mark Redlus
Chief Executive Officer, Tridiuum, Former Partner, Managing Director, and CEO, Yallingup BioEnergy, Former CEO, ImageTree Inc., Former CEO, CoreTech Consulting Group, Philadelphia, PA

Philip Vecchiolli
Senior Vice President of Growth, Optum Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA

Don McDaniel
Chief Executive Officer, Canton & Company, Entrepreneur In Residence, Jefferson College of Population Health, Baltimore, MD (Moderator)

PHILADELPHIA PA USA -- EMPLOYEE BENEFIT UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- SEPTEMBER 16, 2020: Join us ONLINE for the Virtual 20th Anniversary Population Health Colloquium, October 5 - 7, 2020, which is collocated with the Virtual Population Health Alliance (PHA) Annual Forum, October 8, 2020.

  • NEW content, optimized for online learning, focused on the impact of COVID 19 on our industry across the globe
  • Inspiring discussions with National experts and community leaders on how we move forward in the wake of the pandemic
  • Announcement of the Winner of the Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health
  • Engage with faculty through polling, Q&A sessions
  • Network in real time through our Slack chat sessions and direct attendee to attendee messaging
  • Live and curated sessions, streamed directly to you through our easy to navigate virtual platform
  • Virtual exhibit hall featuring innovative solutions, products and services


(Virtual Colloquium speakers subject to change.)

Richard Ashworth, PharmD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Tivity Health, Former President, Walgreens, Franklin, TN

Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
Chief Health Officer, Google Health, Former Assistant Secretary for Health (Acting) and National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US Department of Health and Human Services, New Orleans, LA

Gregory Dorn, MD, MPH
President, Hearst Health, San Francisco, CA

Mike Farris
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Navvis, Former President and Chief Commercial Officer, Healthways, St. Louis, MO

Jan Kimpen, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Philips, Former Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics and President of the Board, University Medical Center Utrecht, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, PA

Don McDaniel, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Canton & Company, Entrepreneur In Residence, Jefferson College of Population Health, Baltimore, MD

Larry Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Surgeon and Biomedical Researcher, President and CEO, Nemours Children's Hospital System, Former Surgeon-in-Chief, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Former Surgeon-in-Chief and Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery, Yale University, Jacksonville, FL

Kavita Patel, MD
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Member, Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), Former Director of Policy, The White House (Obama), Former Senior Advisor, Senator Edward Kennedy, Washington, DC

Robert M. Pearl, MD
Author, Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Healthcare--And Why We're Usually Wrong, Contributor, Forbes, Lecturer, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Former Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group, San Francisco, CA

William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS
Chief Medical Officer, Humana, Former SVP, Chief Scientific Officer and CMO of Provider Innovation, CVS Health, Former Director of Evaluation, Innovation Center, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Louisville, KY

Jaan Sidorov, MD, FACP, CMCE, MHSA
Chief Executive Officer, PA Clinical Network, President, Population Health Alliance, President and Chief Executive Officer, Care Centered Collaborative, Harrisburg, PA

Mark Redlus
Chief Executive Officer, Tridiuum, Former Partner, Managing Director, and CEO, Yallingup BioEnergy, Former CEO, ImageTree Inc., Former CEO, CoreTech Consulting Group, Philadelphia, PA

Robert M. Wachter, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Holly Smith Distinguished Professor in Science and Medicine, Marc and Lynne Benioff Endowed Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California, Author, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age and Internal Bleeding: The Truth Behind America's Terrifying Epidemic of Medical Mistakes, San Francisco, CA

Leana Wen, MD, MSc
Visiting Professor, Health Policy and Management, Milken School of Public Health, George Washington University, Distinguished Fellow, Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, Former President and CEO, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Baltimore, MD

(sessions subject to change)
10:30 AM PT MINI SUMMITS I (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Mini Summit 1: Innovation in the Post-Acute Care Delivery Model and COVID-19 Implications (Sponsored by FOX Rehab)
12:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
12:30 PM ET Welcome Message and Remarks, Dr. David Nash, Conference Co-chair
12:45 PM ET Plenary Panel: Population Health Strategies in Action: How the Pandemic is Changing Healthcare
1:45 PM ET Plenary Panel: A Global Response to the Pandemic
2:15 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
2:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: New Insights on Social Determinants of Health - Addressing Disparities
3:15 PM ET 2020 Health Prize Finalists Poster Session
4:00 PM ET Day I Closing Comments and Adjournment
10:00 AM ET MINI SUMMITS II (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Mini Summit 2: Post Traumatic Stress Mental Health in the Workplace (Sponsored by Quest)
  • Mini Summit 3: Supporting the management of Afib Patient Populations through Population Health Approaches (Sponsored by BMS)
12:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
12:30 PM ET Welcome and Introductions to Day II
12:40 PM ET Investing in Innovation: Venture Capital, Startups and Population Health
1:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Caring for and Connecting with our Aging Population
2:15 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
2:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Five Years of Impact: Exploring Progress in Population Health with Past Hearst Health Prize Winners
2:50 PM ET 2020 Hearst Health Prize Award Presentation
  • Concurrent Session I: Strategies for Supporting Patient Engagement during Covid19
  • Concurrent Session II: The Holy Grail of Sustainable Engagement -Best Practices, Lessons Learned and Future Trends
  • Concurrent Session III: Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health
  • Concurrent Session IV: Global Health and Technology
  • Concurrent Session V: Transforming Care Delivery
  • Concurrent Session VI: Training Population Health Leaders
  • Concurrent Session VII: Planning for and Reopening a University During the COVID Pandemic, Lessons learned and Implications for other Businesses
4:00 PM ET Day II Closing Comments and Adjournment
11:00 AM ET MINI SUMMITS III (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Mini Summit V: Redesigning Health Care Delivery - Building Better Care Models
  • Mini Summit VI: The Business Imperative for Health in the Post-Coronavirus Era
12:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
12:30 PM ET Introductions and Opening Remarks for Day III
12:45 PM ET The Future of Population Health: What Matters to Patients, Providers and Payors
1:30 PM ET The Emerging Mental Health Crisis
2:15 PM ET Transition Break and 20th Anniversary Highlights
2:30 PM ET Transforming Care Delivery Through Virtual Health
3:15 PM ET Improving Care for Children and the Community
4:00 PM ET David B. Nash, MD, MBA Closing Remarks
4:15 PM ET Colloquium Adjournment

(sessions subject to change)
11:00 AM ET Welcome Address: State of the Union in Population Health Management: The Value Based Care Levers
11:30 AM ET In Search of the Healthcare Easy Button: Making What the Patient Needs the Path of Least Resistance
12:15 PM ET A Spectrum of Approaches to Connect Employees to Trusted and Sustained Health Care
1:15 PM ET Transition Break
1:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Leveraging Technology to Improve Data Aggregation, Interoperability and Quality Measures in Value-Based Contracts
2:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: Applying Leading Edge Technology to Connect Community and Care
3:00 PM ET Transition Break
3:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: Driving Value Through Partnerships on Social Determinants of Health
4:15 PM ET Closing Keynote - Deploying Population Health Management Strategies in Complex Health Systems: Lessons from the Department of Veterans Affairs
4:45 PM ET Closing Remarks: Population Health Management in 2020: Kicking it into High Gear
5:00 PM ET Forum Adjournment


Fifth Annual $100,000 Award Recognizes Organizations'
Impact on Improving Population Health

The finalists are as follows, in alphabetical order, with a video in which they describe their programs:

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health -- Family Spirit - [Watch video]

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital -- Healthy Neighborhoods, Healthy Families - [Watch video]

  • Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute -- Project Dulce - [Watch video]


Yossi Bahagon, MD
Founding Managing Partner, Qure Ventures, Special Expert Advisor, World Health Organization, Herzliya Pituach, Israel

Paul Barach, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, MRG Medical, Lecturer, Healthcare Quality & Safety Program, Jefferson College of Population Health, Chicago, IL

Tanya Benenson, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Comcast, New York, NY

David Berman, MD, FACP, FACG
Gastroenterologist, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Slingshot Health, New York, NY

Brenda Reiss-Brennan, PhD, APRN
Principal Investigator and Advisor, Mental Health Integration Implementation Science, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT

Caroline Carney, MS, RDN
Vice President, Business Development, Good Measures, Boston, MA

Caraline Coats, MHSA
Vice President, Bold Goal & Population Health Strategy, Humana, Louisville, KY

Michael Consuelos, MD, MBA, FAAP
Senior Medical Advisor, NeuroFlow, Former SVP, Clinical Integration, The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Schnecksville, PA

Paul Dagum, MD, PhD
Founder, Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Mindstrong Health, San Francisco, CA

Lisa D'Ambrosio, PhD
Research Scientist, MIT AgeLab, Cambridge, MA

Brent Dover
Chief Executive Officer, Commure, San Francisco, CA

Paula Daniliuc
Vice President of Population Health Management, Oak Street Health, Chicago, IL

Eric Dietrich, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, University of Florida Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Z. Colette Edwards, MD, MBA
National Medical Director, Associate Health and Well-Being, Humana, Inc., Faculty Member, Population Health Leadership Series, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Baltimore, MD

Ray Fabius, MD, CPE, FACPE
Co-Founder & President, HealthNEXT, Newtown Square, PA

William A. (Andy) Faucett, MS, LGC
Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, and Population Health consultant, Danville, PA

Alisha Fehrenbacher, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Elevate Health, President and Chair, OnePierce Community Resiliency Fund, Tacoma, WA

Art Feldman, MD, FACC
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Joe Finn, MA, JD
President and Executive Director, Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance, Boston, MA

Keith Fisher, MD, FASAM
Medical Director, Humana Military, San Antonio, TX

Maren S. Fragala, PhD
Director Scientific Affairs, Quest Diagnostics, Madison, NJ

Paul Frank
Senior Director, Product Management, Welltok Inc., Denver, CO

Cindy Gaines, MSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer and Clinical Leader, Population Health, Philips, Alpharetta, GA

Dominic Galante, MD, MS
Chief Medical Officer, Precision for Value, Former VP, Medical Quality Management, MVP Health Care, New York, NY

Steve Goldberg, MD, MBA
Vice President Medical Affairs, Population Health and Chief Health Officer, Quest Diagnostics, Madison, NJ

Fred Goldstein
President and Founder, Accountable Health, LLC, Instructor, John D. Bower School of Population Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

Erine Gray, MPA
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aunt Bertha, Austin, TX

Joseph Grzymski, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Renown Health, Principal Investigator, Healthy Nevada Project, Reno, NV

Cathryn Gunther
Vice President, Global Population Health, Merck, North Wales, PA

Steven Haimowitz, MD
President, Chief Executive Officer, Gather-ed/HealthCourse, New York, NY

Judd Hollander, MD
Associate Dean, Strategic Health Initiatives, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Professor and Vice Chair of Finance and Healthcare Enterprises, Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Liz Johnson, MBA, MHA
Director, Government & Community Relations, St. Edwards University, Austin, TX

Suzi Johnson, MPH, RN
Vice President, Sharp Hospice and Palliative Care, La Mesa, CA

Timothy Johnson, MD, FACP
System Vice President-Medical Group and Population Health Operations, SSM Health, St. Louis, MO

Mitchell Kaminski, MD, MBA
Navvis Associate Professor of Population Health and Program Director of Population Health, Jefferson College of Population Health, Philadelphia, PA

Sita Kapoor
Chief Information Officer, HealthEC, Piscataway, NJ

Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.
Partner, Epstein Becker Green, Board Chair, American Association of People with Disabilities, Co-Chair, Disability Equality Index, Stamford, CT

Arpit Khemka
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SimpleTherapy, San Francisco, CA

Travis King, PT, DPT, GCS
Chief Quality Officer, Fox Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA

Karen S. Kmetik, PhD
Group Vice President, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL

Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC, LCGC
Genetic Counselor, Supervisor, Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

Elissa Levin, MS, CGC
Vice President, Clinical & Policy, Helix, San Mateo, CA

Rose Maljanian
Chairman & CEO, HealthCAWS, Chairman Emeritus, Population Health Alliance, Hartford, CT

Mandy Mangat, MD, MPH
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Navvis, Adjunct Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, St. Louis, MO

Blake Marggraff
Chief Executive Officer, CareSignal, St. Louis, MO

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH
Chief Health Equity Officer, American Medical Association, Former President, Empire State Medical Association, Chicago, IL

Sandy Melzer, MD
Principal, Melzer Healthcare Advisors LLC, Seattle, WA

Brad Mendelson
Vice President, Innovative Operations, Absolute Care Medical Centers & Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD

Tracy Milner, MClSc (OT)
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, BrainFx, Faculty, Assessment Module, Health Coach Certificate, York University, Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, The University of Toronto, Pickering, Ontario, Canada

Bernadette Minton, MS
Senior Director Data Science Solutions, MCG, Former Senior Director, Enabling Technologies, Providence St. Joseph Health, Seattle, WA

Karen Minyard, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Health Policy Center, Research Professor, Public Management and Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Marjorie Morrison, LMFT, LPC
Chief Executive Officer, PsychHub, Nashville, TN

David Nace, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Innovaccer, San Francisco, CA

Mercy Ohiaeriaku
Office of Population Health Research and Insights Lead, Humana Military, Jacksonville, FL

Mary Jane Osmick, MD
Population Health and Social Determinants of Health Consultant, MJ Osmick MD LLC, Vice President and Medical Director, American Specialty Health, West Chester, PA

Heather Peiritsch, MSN, RN
Clinical Director Value Based Bundle Programs & Post Acute Network Performance, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Former Bundled Payment Program Manager, Abington Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Jake Peltzman, MBA, MPH
Executive Director, Women & Children's Health Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Helena Plater-Zyberk, MBA
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Supportiv, San Francisco, CA

Leon Ptaszek, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Anoop Raman, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Absolute Care Medical Centers & Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA

Price Ransom, MSPT
VP Senior National Therapy Director, LHC Group, Milton, FL

Lori Raney, MD
Principal, Health Management Associates, Former Medical Director, Axis Health System, Former Clinical Director, Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Denver, CO

Luis Saldaņa, MD, MBA, FACEP
Health Advisor, Accountable Health, LLC, Dallas, TX

Joel Schoppig, MA
VP Strategy,, Tel Aviv, Israel

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz
President & CEO, Better Medicare Alliance, Jenkintown, PA

Anish Sebastian
Chief Executive Officer/Cofounder, Babyscripts, Healthcare Transformer, StartUp Health, Washington, DC

Audrey Sefakis, RN, BSN, CCM
Director of Care Management, Commercial Products, Tufts Health Plan, Watertown, MA

Bimal Shah, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Livongo, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Jeff Shaman, PhD
Chief Science Officer, Coriell Life Sciences, Former Translational Genomics: Business Development & Operations, GENEWIZ, Philadelphia, PA

Brian Silverstein, MD
Director, The Chartis Group, Editoral Board, Population Health Management, Chicago, IL

Manoj Sinha
Chief Executive Officer, Bisil, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Justin M. Sloan
Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Planning, Chief Data Officer, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX

Anne Marie Smith, MBA
Vice President, Education and Quality Improvement, Heart Rhythm Society, Former Vice President for Education and Quality, The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Washington, DC

Jodi Smith, RN, CCM, ANP-BC, ND
Director of Consumer Journey, Welltok, Boulder, CO

Stephen J. Spann, MD, MBA
Founding Dean, College of Medicine, Vice President for Medical Affairs, Humana Endowed Dean's Chair in Medicine, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Marc Stapley
Chief Executive Officer, Helix, San Carlos, CA

Terri Steinberg, MD, MBA, FACP
Chief Health Information Officer and Vice President of Population Health Informatics, Christiana Care, Philadelphia, PA

Katherine Suberlak, MA
VP of Clinical Programs, Oak Street Health, Chicago, IL

Stuart Sutley, MBA
Business Development, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions, General Partner, TCP Venture Capital, Partner, THM, Baltimore, MD

Trisha Swift, DNP, MSN, RN, CPPS
Vice President, Innovation & Transformation, ZeOmega; Founder and Managing Partner, MeritLinkx Healthcare Consulting, Plano, TX

Kathryn Vanni, MHA, MBA
Director of Quality and Performance Improvement, Franciscan Hammond Specialty Clinic, Munster, IN

Philip Vecchiolli
Senior Vice President of Growth, Optum Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA

Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA
Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President Market Innovation, Solera, Denver, CO

Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS
Senior Vice President, Chief Population Health Officer, Nemours National Office of Policy & Prevention, Washington, DC

Jay Wohlgemuth, MD
Senior Vice President R&D and Chief Medical Officer, Quest Diagnostics, Former Director Clinical Diagnostics, Immunology, Tissue Growth and Repair, Genentech, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Tom Wroth, MD, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Care of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

Jeff Zucker, MBA
Co-founder and CEO, ADVault, Inc. -, Dallas, TX



David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean Emeritus and
Dr. Raymond C. &
Doris N. Grandon
Professor of Health Policy,
Jefferson College of
Population Health,
Philadelphia, PA

Billy H. Oglesby, PhD, MBA, MSPH, FACHE
Interim Dean and
Associate Professor,
Jefferson College of
Population Health,
Thomas Jefferson University,
Philadelphia, PA


Jefferson College of Population Health







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The Virtual Population Health Colloquium is now offering a limited number of partial and full Tuition Scholarships to qualifying representatives of local, state and federal government, consumer advocate organizations, safety net providers, academics, students and health services researchers and those who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Watch the conference in live streaming video over the Internet and at your convenience at any time 24/7 for the six months following the event.

The archived conference includes speaker videos and coordinated PowerPoint presentations.

Live digital feed and 24/7 Internet access for next six months; Accessible in office, at home or anywhere worldwide with Internet access; Avoid travel expense and hassle; No time away from the office.


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For sponsorship and exhibit information go to contact Suzanne Tyler, Exhibit Manager, at (206) 244-4861 phone, (206) 319-5303 fax, or