2016 Conference

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Harm Reduction & Syringe Exchange” – Speaker: Michael Kilkenny, MD Physician Director of the Cabell-Huntington Health Department & Laura Jones, MSW Executive Director of Milan Puskar Health Right

Innovation in Members’ Engagement and Outreach” – Speakers: Jason Landers, MBA, VP of the WV Medicaid Market for Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield WV and Sarah White, MBA, Manager of Provider Relations at Coventry Cares of WV

KEYNOTE – Thursday
“How Does Your Organization’s Values, Behaviors & Culture Impact Patient Outcomes” – Speaker: Shirley Wulf, CPC, ACC  Founder & Principle of BEHAVIORSMARTS

Session III – “H”
Creating ‘Behavior Smart’ Leaders for Health Organizations” – Speaker: Shirley Wulf, CPC, ACC  Founder & Principle of BEHAVIORSMARTS

“Looking for Mountains of Money: Funding Organizational Priorities” – Speakers: Karen Galentine, MS   Director of Development for the WVU School of Public Health   &  Kim Tieman, MS  Health and Human Service Program Officer for the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Session V – “N”
A Legal Overview of Current Ethical Issues in Medicine
“Decision Making Capacity: What Is It? What Is It Not!” – Speaker: Gary L. Patton, PH.D., LPC  Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine & University of Cumberlands School of Counseling

KEYNOTE – Friday
NRHA Federal Rural Health Update” – Speaker Diane Calmus, JD  Federally Registered Lobbyist for NRHA

Medication Assisted Treatment: What it IS and What it is NOT” – Speaker: James H. Berry, DO Associate Professor with the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry at WVU School of Medicine