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Gezzer Ortega, MD, MPH 
Lead Faculty for Research & Innovation for Equitable Surgical Care

Center for Surgery and Public Health

Brigham and Women’s Hospital @DrGezzer

Matthew Wohlman

Sr. Director of State and Industry Affairs 

Land O'Lakes Inc.

April Mims

Vice President of Public Policy

Hims & Hers

Donna Christensen, MD
Former Congresswoman, U.S Virgin Islands
Health Public Advisor,  U.S Virgin Islands DoH 

Sean Conlin

Principal

Deloitte Consulting LLP 

Michael Jackson

Leader, Public Health & US Elections 

Amazon

MaryAnne Sterling, CEA
Advocate and Family Caregiver
EVP, Caregiver Experience

​Livpact

​@SterlingHIT 

​NHIT - Community Transformation Forum 


For over a decade NHIT®, has been the nation's leading voice advocating for the equitable delivery of Health IT across all populations in society. In addition to advocacy, NHIT launch the Community Transformation Forum as an ongoing national effort to equip leaders with novel approaches and insights about transforming underserved communities through emerging Health IT and Digital Health tools, methods and innovations. NHIT will offer executive webinars highlighting cutting edge topics, expert insights and new innovations for underserved populations and those who are working to transform these communities.  


Transformational Partners                                                                        Federal Partner                                  Community Partner




​​NHIT invites interested organizations to become a Forum partner to help make sure this series is a success and sustainable. Please contact Luis Belen at LBelen@NHITC.org if you would like to support the Community Transformation Forum. 
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Past Webinars

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​​Topic: What can we do NOW to bridge the telehealth divide?
Date: November 19, 2020  at 2pm
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Topic: Why Advocacy Matters and How to Influence Policy!

Date: October 22, 2020  at 2pm
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Topic: Addressing Systemic Racism and Economic Injustices to Achieve Health Equity! 

Date: July 30, 2020 at 2pm​
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​​Topic: Health360: Using predictive models and machine learning solutions to address COVID-19
Date: 
July 16, 2020 at 2pm​
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Topic: Making Telehealth Sustainable Post-COVID-19​
Date: 
June 16, 2020 at 2pm

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Topic:  COVID19: Using Data to Identify and Address Social Implications
Date: 
June 11, 2020 at 2pm
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​​​Topic:  COVID-19: How AI and Health IT can help fight the pandemic?
Date: April 8, 2020 at 2pm
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​Topic:  COVID-19 and Telehealth

​Date:  April 9, 2020 at 4pm
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Topic:  Culturally Dexterous Care and the Digital Divide During COVID-19 Pandemic
Date: 
 April 16, 2020 at 1pm
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Topic:  COVID-19: Supporting Family Caregivers & Communities in a Pandemic
Date:  
April 23, 2020 at 1pm

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Fireside Chat:  Dr. David Shulkin, Former Secretary of the VA, and Transformational Leader
Date: 
 May 12, 2020 at 3pm

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Topic:  COVID19:  The Impact of a Disrupted Food Supply Chain in Underserved Communities!
Date:  
June 2, 2020 at 3pm

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Topic:  Health IT Innovation to Address Health Disparities
Date: July 10, 2019 at 2pm

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Topic:  Population Health Data  

Date: July 17, 2019 at 2pm


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Topic:  Disaster Preparedness and Social Determinants of Health

Date: July 24, 2019 at 2pm

Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD
Director

Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center

Liz Simonhoff Perez

Sr. Director, Healthcare/B2B/Government Services

TracFone Wireless

Jorge A. Rodriguez, MD
Hospitalist-Investigator

Division of General Internal Medicine 

Brigham and Women's Hospital

@translatedmed

Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Health & Life Sciences, Microsoft 

Daniel E. Dawes, JD
Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine

​Author, The Political Determinants of Health and 150 Years of ObamaCare

Joyce Hunter
Former Deputy CIO for Policy & Planning

US Department of Agriculture

Nicol E. Turner-Lee, Ph.D.​
Fellow - Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation

​​Brookings Institution

Okey K. Enyia, MPH
Political Strategist
​Author, INDISPUTABLE – The Story Of A Favored Son

​David Shulkin, MD
Ninth Secretary, 
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

​Author, It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country: Our Broken Government and the Plight of Veterans

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD

Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)  National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jonathan Jaffin, MD
Specialist Executive
Deloitte Consulting LLP 

​Geri Lynn Baumblatt
Co-founder, Difference Collaborative 

Board Member, Society for Participatory Medicine

​@GeriLynn

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Grapevine Health

Sylvia Partida
Chief Executive Officer

​National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH)

Jon Jackson

Former U.S. Army Ranger

Founder of Comfort Farms

Executive Director,  STAG VETs, Inc.

Tom Lawry
National Director for Artificial Intelligence

Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft​