HEALTHLAB@LIGHTCITY PRESENTED BY
KAISER PERMANENTE

 

Monday, April 3, 2017
IMET Columbus Center, 701 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202

Explore emerging technologies and innovative practices that have the potential to affect the quality of life and health outcomes for all people, here and around the globe.

HEALTHLAB@LIGHTCITY SCHEDULE

Emcee:  Maritha Gay, Executive Director of External Affairs and Community Benefit for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.


8:00 AM

Registration Opens


Get Connected – Have Breakfast With Local Leaders From The Corporate, Nonprofit And Innovation Communities


Welcome Remarks

Ft. Kim Horn, President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.


Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pioneering scientist, Pulitzer Prize winner, TED Talker, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer and The Laws of Medicine


Youth, Health & Social Media

Ft. Paul Rabil, Professional Lacrosse Player, Social Media Superstar & Founder, Rabil Companies & Michelle Antoinette Nelson, Brown & Healthy


The Future Is Here – The Peril And Promise Of Our Genetic Information

Ft. Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics & Dr. Luis Diaz, Founder, Personal Genome Diagnostics


Getting Out Of The Rain – The Utilization Of The Arts As Part Of Baltimore’s Citywide Trauma Initiative

Ft. Sonia Sarkar, Chief Policy & Engagement Officer, Baltimore Health Department


The Intersection Between Health & Policing In Baltimore, & Urban America

Ft. Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Commissioner & Kevin Davis, Police Commissioner, Baltimore Police Department


Creative Collaboration Lunch, Meet Fellow Attendees & Brainstorm Solutions For Our City’s Most Pressing Problems


Building An Engaged Community Through Fitness

Ft. Nick Rodricks, The November Project


Tomer Ben-Kiki, CEO & Co-Founder, Happify


The River Of Health

Ft. Jandel Allen-Davis MD, Vice President of Government and External Relations, Kaiser Permanente


Shawnta Jackson MPH, Community Health Program Manager at the Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland-College Park, School of Public Health


Kevin Lindamood, President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless Scott Nolen, Director of Drug Addiction Treatment, Open Society Institute-Baltimore


Changa Bell, Executive Director, Black Male Yoga Initiative


Stretch/Yoga Break

Ft. Jason Williams, Charm City PT And M Power


The Body As A Battery – Harnessing Its Chemical Energy To Power Wearable And Implantable Sensors That Diagnose And Monitor Diseases

Ft. Dr. Gymama Slaughter, Associate Professor of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Reaching Disconnected Communities With New Solutions For Health 

Ft. Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos MD MHS, Co-Director & Co-Founder, Medicine for the Greater Good at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


Rebel With A Cause – Pushing The Boundaries Of Brain Science,

Ft. Dr. John C. Krakauer, The John C. Malone Professor of Neurology & Neuroscience, JHU Brain, Learning, Animation, & Movement Lab


HEALTHLAB@LIGHTCITY SPEAKERS

Jandel Allen-Davis, MD – Vice President of Government and External Relations, Kaiser Permanente

Speaker Topic: The River Of Health

Jandel Allen-Davis, MD, is vice president of Government and External Relations for Kaiser Permanente Colorado. She leads the organization’s community relations and communications functions, stakeholder engagement, government relations, clinical research activities and community benefit investment. Dr. Allen-Davis is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and after 25 years of taking care of patients, transitioned from a physician leader to Kaiser Permanente’s Health Plan Leadership team.

Changa Bell – Executive Director, The Black Male Yoga Initiative

As a Georgetown University Certified Health Coach and Founder of both Sunlight & Yoga Holistic Wellness Center, Executive Director of the Black Male Yoga Initiative, Changa Bell has dedicated his life to educate, engage and encourage people to connect with their purpose, and increase attention to self-care via holistic health practices. He provides workshops, informational videos, retreats, books, private and group consulting to individuals and organizations that seek transformational change.

Tomer Ben-Kiki – Co-Founder and CEO, Happify

Tomer is an experienced entrepreneur who has held the top leadership position at several companies, successfully steering them from inception through rapid growth. Previously, Tomer was the Co-Founder and CEO of Oberon Media, a leading casual gaming company providing for some of the world’s biggest brands, including Microsoft, Yahoo and Sprint.

Kevin Davis – Police Commissioner, Baltimore Police Department

Keynote Speaker – Speaker Topic: The Intersection Between Health And Policing In Baltimore, And Urban America In Conversation With Dr. Leana Wen

Kevin Davis was confirmed as Police Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department on October 19, 2015 after having served as the Interim Police Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of the Investigations & Intelligence Bureau. Prior coming to Baltimore, Commissioner Davis served as the Chief of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, and retired as the second-in-command of the Prince George’s County Police Department after 21 years of service.

Dr. Luis Diaz – Founder, Personal Genome Diagnostics

Speaker Topic: The Future is Here: The Peril & Promise Of Our Genetic Information In Conversation With Dr. Jeff Kahn

Dr. Luis Diaz is a leading authority in oncology who has pioneered several genomic diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for cancer. He is the Head of Solid Tumor Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he specializes in the treatment of advanced pancreatic and colorectal cancers.  Prior to his role at MSKCC he was a member of the Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics at Johns Hopkins and also directed the Swim Across America Lab.

Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos MD, MHS – Co-Director & Co-Founder, Medicine for the Greater Good at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Speaker Topic: Reaching Disconnected Communities With New Solutions For Health, Medicine For The Greater Good

Baltimore native Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos is a graduate of Calvert Hall College High School and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Galiatsatos completed his training as a physician at Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health.  He is a pulmonary and critical care physician co-directing the initiative Medicine for the Greater Good (MGG). MGG strives to mold the professional identity of physicians and nurses-in-training to “know the science, know the person, and know the community” in order to best tackle the 21st century medical issue of health disparities.

Maritha Gay – Executive Director of External Affairs and Community Benefit for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc. 

As a member of Kaiser Permanente’s executive team, Maritha Gay leads the community benefit initiatives and investments that support the organization’s mission to provide high quality, affordable health care and to improve the health of its communities. Through her work, Ms. Gay focuses on varied ways to address the medical, social and environmental factors that influence good health. She provides oversight to Kaiser’s community benefit programs, including care and coverage for low-income individuals and families, community health and health equity initiatives, knowledge sharing, educational theatre programs, and grant-making to community nonprofit organizations.

Shawnta Jackson, MPH – Community Health Program Manager, Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland-College Park, School of Public Health

Shawnta Jackson, MPH, is the Community Health Program Manager at the Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park. Shawnta’s key role at M-CHE is to build relationships and foster opportunities that will support M-CHE in improving the health of residents in the state of Maryland. She works with researchers, businesses, public and non-profit organizations to plan, implement and evaluate various community-engaged research and health promotion programs.

Kim Horn – President, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.

Kim Horn is the president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc. She oversees all aspects for the Mid-Atlantic region that serves more than 500,000 members and operates 30 medical centers throughout the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Maryland. She also maintains an ongoing partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group.

Dr. Jeffrey Kahn – Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Speaker Topic: The Future is Here, The Peril & Promise Of Our Genetic Information In Conversation With Dr. Luis Diaz

Jeffrey Kahn is the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.  He is also Robert Henry Levi and Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics and Public Policy, and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.  His research interests include the ethics of research, ethics and public health, and ethics and emerging biomedical technologies.  He speaks widely both in the U.S. and abroad, and has published four books and over 125 articles in the bioethics and medical literature.

Dr. John C. Krakauer – The John C. Malone Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, JHU Brain, Learning, Animation, and Movement Lab

Speaker Topic: Rebel With A Cause – Pushing The Boundaries Of Brain Science

Visionary neurologist and neuroscientist John Krakauer, is “staging a revolution” to achieve a better future for patients with motor loss caused by neurological disease and injury. His vision encompasses an immersive rehabilitative experience with a virtual dolphin. Krakauer’s innovation design group at Hopkins, Kata, borrows from gaming, animation, animal behavior, robotics, philosophy, engineering, and more to develop a new model for maximizing recovery after brain injury such as stroke. The centerpiece of the technology is a simulated dolphin named Bandit.  Patients manipulate the dolphin with their arm, exploring new motor spaces, while it swims, jumps, and hunts in the ocean.

Kevin Lindamood, MSW – President and CEO, Health Care for the Homeless

Kevin Lindamood is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Care for the Homeless, Maryland’s leading provider of integrated health services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. He has worked over the past two decades at the intersection of homelessness and health as an outreach worker, clinician, community organizer, advocate, and administrator. Kevin chairs the Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee and serves on the Boards of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers, The Journey Home – Baltimore’s Plan to End Homelessness, and Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore.

Siddhartha Mukherjee – Physician, biological scientist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Keynote Speaker

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, and The Laws of Medicine. He is the editor of Best Science Writing 2013. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s THE GENE: An Intimate History is his latest work – the story of the quest to decipher the master-code of instructions that makes and defines humans, that governs our form, function, and fate and determines the future of our children.

Michelle Antoinette Nelson – Founder, Brown & Healthy

Speaker Topic: Youth, Health & Social Media In Conversation With Paul Rabil

Michelle Antoinette Nelson aka LOVE the poet is an artist, innovator, and Founder of Brown and Healthy a non-profit and global health and wellness initiative for people of color. She’s dedicated over a decade of her life’s work to authoring books, plays, writing arts + education curricula, and providing platforms for artists to explore and discover the true nature of their art. Michelle is an activist for social justice and a polymathic creator who is also known for her work as a published photographer, producer, musician, and actor.

Scott Nolen – Director of Drug Addiction Treatment, Open Society Institute-Baltimore

Scott Nolen is the director of the Drug Addiction Treatment program at the Open Society Institute–Baltimore. Nolen has held a variety of research, legislative, and advocacy positions in the public health and juvenile and criminal justice fields. Before joining the Open Society Institute–Baltimore, he worked as a health scientist in the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Strategic Planning, Legislation, and Scientific Policy. As a part of the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Nolen led a project focused on driving the national discussion on health disparities.

Paul Rabil – Professional lacrosse player, social media superstar and Founder, Rabil Companies

Speaker Topic: Youth, Health & Social Media In Conversation With Michelle Antoinette Nelson

As the world’s most recognized lacrosse player, Paul plays for the New York Lizards and Team USA. He’s won championships and honors at every level of competition, including two League MVPs, a World MVP, and MLL Championship MVP. Starting with a Facebook page in 2009, Paul’s grown his audience into a broad multi-channel network of more than 500,000 fans. In 2015, he took his instructional camps online, and built a video content platform called the Paul Rabil Experience.

Nick Rodricks – The November Project

Speaker Topic: Building An Engaged Community Through Fitness

Born and raised in Baltimore MD, Nick Rodricks is a diehard fan of his hometown. A student at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Nick is a former captain of the French National Lacrosse team and a current full-time spin instructor. Perhaps more importantly, Nick is the founder and co-leader of November Project Baltimore, a free fitness group that draws nearly 200 people every week to its workouts. Nick founded the group in 2014 and has been hosting these large-scale workouts ever since with his co-leaders Pat O’Neil and Emily Bryson.  The three have hosted workouts all over Baltimore, MD, St.Louis, MO, on the stairs of Ravens Stadium, on the roof of a parking garage, on live television, on the lawn at Baltimore City Hall and even hosted a mass workout based on the game “Twister.”

Sonia Sarkar – Chief Policy & Engagement Officer, Baltimore Health Department

Speaker Topic: Addressing Trauma in Our Communities

Sonia Sarkar is Chief Policy and Engagement Officer for the Baltimore City Health Department. Previously, she was Director of Provider Solutions at AVIA, a health system-led innovation accelerator, and also served as Special Advisor and Chief of Staff at Health Leads, a national social enterprise that envisions a healthcare system that addresses all patients’ basic resource needs as a standard part of quality care. Sonia is a Truman Scholar, a World Economic Forum Young Global Shaper, and founding board member for the Boston Young Healthcare Professionals and Healthworks Community Fitness.

Dr. Gymama Slaughter – Associate Professor of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Speaker Topic: The Body As A Battery – Harnessing Its Chemical Energy To Power Wearable And Implantable Sensors That Diagnose And Monitor Diseases.

Gymama Slaughter is an Associate Professor of Computer Science & Electrical Engineering. She is currently the Director of the Bioelectronics Laboratory. Slaughter develops and applies sensor-processor platforms, focusing on innovative contributions to identifying a pathway to embed sensing and processing functions in the same device to eliminate bottlenecks arising from communication between the sensor, transducer and processor, thus, resulting in ultra-fast and ultra-low power devices. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation for her diabetes research that focuses on the design and development of self-powered glucose biosensor, especially in relationship to monitoring blood glucose in diabetics.

Dr. Leana Wen – Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Keynote Speaker – Speaker Topic: The Intersection Between Health And Policing In Baltimore, And Urban America In Conversation With Kevin Davis

Dr. Wen received her medical training from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where she was a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School. A Rhodes Scholar, she studied public policy and economic history at the University of Oxford. She has served as a consultant with the World Health Organization, Brookings Institution, and China Medical Board; an advisor to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and the Lown Institute; and as national president of the American Medical Student Association and American Academy of Emergency Medicine-Resident & Student Association.

Jason Williams – Owner, Charm City PT & Director/Architect at Pilates Barre Training

Jason has been in the health and fitness industry since 2002. As a former colligate track athlete, he saw the importance of working hard with proper alignment. He has taught a multitude of classes such BootCamp style and spin, but his main interest is Pilates and Barre. Additionally, Jason is meditation teacher and wellbeing coach, teaching clients about not only fitness and nutrition, but the whole mind-body connection.

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