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2010 - SIXTH ANNUAL MOBILE HEALTH CLINICS FORUM - AGENDA
Mobile Healthcare: At the Crossroads of Opportunity

Saturday, September 25 PRE-FORUM - Hilton Riverside 
7:30am - 4:00pm Registration & Mobile Healthcare Association Hospitality Desk - Grand Ballroom Lobby
9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast & Networking - Grand Ballroom A&B
4:00pm - 6:00pm Exhibits Open: Health Specialty Vehicles - Outdoor Pavilion
10:00am - 1:00pm Fourth Annual INTENSIVE TRAINING COURSE (ITC) 
(Grand Ballroom A&B) A Guide for Mobile Program Development and Operations
(Focus on Specific Service Disciplines - Medical, Oral Health, Mammography)
Faculty: George Hayes, NCPT, CRR, Manager Mobile Medical Unit, Scrippshealth
Monica Dunn, RDH, Program Manager, Mobile Dental Services, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System
Tina Hembree, MPH, Program Manager, Norton Healthcare/Cancer Institute, Prevention & Early Detection
2:00pm - 3:30pm Concurrent Training Courses 
(Grand Salon 1-12) (Optional. Open to registrants for both the ITC and the Forum)
Course 1. Basic Mobile Clinic Driver's Education 
Faculty: Gary Lewis, Managing Director, RV Basic Training, LLC
Course 2. Coping With Stress & Building Program Development Competency
Faculty: Arthur DeLorenzo, MSEd, MSFS, President, MYT Group, LLC
4:00pm - 6:00pm Mobile Healthcare Association Forum Welcome Reception
(Outdoor Exhibits Pavilion) Co-Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Mobile Health Consortium
Entertainment by New Orleans Treme Brass Band
Poster Sessions - Best Practices
Tour Health Specialty Vehicles 
Sunday, September 26  ANNUAL FORUM - Hilton Riverside - Grand Ballroom A&B
7:30am - 4:00pm Registration & Mobile Healthcare Association Hospitality Desk 
8:30am - 4:00pm Exhibit Booths and Health Specialty Vehicles Open
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 8:45am Welcome: Opening Comments - James Comeaux, LCSW, COO, St. Charles Community Health Center
8:45am - 9:15am Introduction: Leah Berger, MPH, Tulane University School of Medicine
Opening Speaker - Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, Tulane University School of Medicine
Mobile Healthcare: As We Know It Today & Challenges for Tomorrow
9:15am - 10:45am General Session #1 - Mobile Health Clinics at the Crossroads 
Advancing preventative Care Through the Use of Mobile Health Clinics
Featured Speakers:  Hazel Harper, DDS, MPH, FACD, Dental Director & Co-Founder, Deamonte Driver Dental Project 
Jennifer Bennet, Executive Director, The Family Van
Nancy Oriol, MD, Founder, The Family Van, Dean of Students, Harvard Medical School,
Co-Principle Investigator, MobileHealthMap.org
Session Questions & Answers
10:45am - 11:00am Break / Visit Exhibit Booths & Tour Health Specialty Vehicles
11:00am - 11:45am General Session #2 - A Mobile Care Network Within Mexico's Health System
Featured Speaker:       Jorge Valdez-Garcia, MD, MA, Dean, Health Sciences, Tecnological de Monterrey,
 Ignacio A Santos Escuela de Medicina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Noon - 2:00pm LUNCH -                                                    Poster Sessions - Best Practices
(Grand Ballroom A&B & Visit Exhibit Booths & Tour Health Specialty Vehicles 
Outdoor Exhibits Pavilion)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Roundtable Networking Discussions #1 - Best Practices & Tools for Sustainability
(Grand Salon 1-12) (Breakouts by Service Disciplines - Mammography, Medical, Oral Health)
Monday, September 27 ANNUAL FORUM - Hilton Riverside - Grand Ballroom A&B
7:00am - 5:00pm Registration & Mobile Healthcare Association Hospitality Desk 
8:00am - 6:30pm Exhibit Booths & Health Specialty Vehicles Open
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am  Morning Comments
8:35am - 9:50am General Session #3 - Emergency Response to Crisis Situations
Featured Speakers:                James DellaValle, MD, Hands Together/Catholic Missions in Haiti
Steve Samuelson, Executive Director, Mobile C.A.R.E. Foundation - Rousing Support for Haiti
Dr. Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President, 
Children's Health Fund - Response to Gulf Coast Oil Spill
10:00am - 11:30am Breakout Learning Session #1 - 
(Grand Salon 1-12) Mammography -  
Linda Hammell, Director, Cancer Screening Health Communications & Disparities, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Debi Kennedy, Community Outreach Coordinator, Parkview Health Comprehensive Cancer Center
Medical Care (Primary & Specialty Care) -
Rosita Bustamante-Forest, APRN, MPH, Program Director, March of Dimes Mobile Health Center
Robin Dunn, Mobile Care Coordinator, The Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics
Larry Wolk, MD,MSPH, Founder/Executive Director, The Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics
Oral Health - 
Chris Grazzini, RN, MS, Program Manager, John Muir Health/Community Health Alliance
Maryam Mohsenzadeh, DDS, Dental Director, Queen of the Valley Medical Center
Jill Moss, MSN, PHN, Community Outreach Manager, Queen of the Valley Medical Center
11:30am - 12:30pm LUNCH -                                                 Poster Sessions - Best Practices
(Grand Ballroom A&B) Visit Exhibit Booths & Tour Health Specialty Vehicles
12:15pm - 2:15pm Roundtable Networking Discussions #2 - Best Practices & Tools for Sustainability
(General Session)
2:30pm - 3:15pm  Keynote Address - RADM Donald Weaver, MD, Acting Director, Office of Special Health Affairs, HRSA
On the Move to Improve the Health of Individuals and Communities
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break / Visit Exhibit Booths
3:30pm - 5:00pm Breakout Learning Session #2 - 
(Grand Salon 1-12) Mammography - 
Tina Hembree, MPH, Program Manager, Norton Healthcare/Cancer Institute, Prevention & Early Detection
Jennifer Green, MHSA, Project Director, Partners in Wellness, LSU Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Jerry McLarty, PhD, Director, Cancer Prevention & Control, LSU Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Medical Specialty Care -
Charmaine Allesandro, RN, MSHA, Executive Director, GNO Immunization Network
James Comeaux, LCSW, COO, St. Charles Community Health Center
Medical & Oral Health - Greater New Orleans Mobile Health Coalition: Collaboration & Coalition Building
Diana Meyers, RN, BSN, Director Community Wellness, St. Anna's Medical Mission
Kim Nelson, MSPH, Program Coordinator, LSU Mobile Dental Program
Laniqua Roussell, MSW, GSW, MPH, Program Manager, New Orleans Children's Health Project
5:00pm - 6:30pm Mobile Healthcare Association Forum Networking Reception
(Grand Ballroom) Entertainment by New Orleans Washboard Chaz Blues Trio
Poster Sessions - Best Practices Awards
Visit Exhibit Booths & Tour Health Specialty Vehicles
Tuesday, September 28 ANNUAL FORUM - Hilton Riverside - Grand Ballroom A&B
7:30am - Noon Registration & Mobile Healthcare Association Hospitality Desk 
8:00am - 10:30am EXPO - Exhibit Booths Open
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 8:45am Morning Comments
8:45am - 10:00am General Session #4 - Original Research in Support of Mobile Healthcare: Building the Body of Literature
Featured Speakers:      Anthony Vavasis, MD, Director of Mediciner, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center; 
Co-Principal Investigator, MobileHealthMap.org
Alina Olteanu, MD, PhD, FAAP, Medical Director, New Orleans Children's Health Project; Head, Section of
Community Pediatrics & Global Health, Deptartment of Pediatrics, Tulane School of Medicine
Session Questions & Answers
10:00am - 10:30am Break / Visit Exhibit Booths
10:30am - 11:15am Closing General Interactive Session - Forum Co-Chairs & Delegates
Views on the Future of Mobile Healthcare
11:15am - 11:45am Annual Mobile Healthcare Association MOBILE HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP Awards