2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

7:00 AM-8:30 AM

7:00 AM-11:30 AM

8:30 AM-4:00 PM


Building Community Coalitions to Address the Opioid Crisis
Darlene M. Jenkins, DrPH, Valerie Leach, OCPSI, Barry Zevin, MD, Ivan Wolfson, MD, FABFM, FABAM, Holly Raffle, PhD, MCHES, Bill Barberg, Veronica Schulz and Lexi Holtum

Come Together: Community Collaborations for Better Outcomes
Caroline Gumpenberger, MPH, Lauryn Berner, MSW, MPH, Brooks McKinney, MSW, Katie Miller, Marney Thomas, Carol Aschbacher and Molly A Hoff

Expanding Access to Housing & Health Care Through Policy & Community Collaborations
Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Frances Isbell, MA, Rachel Solotaroff, MD, MCR, Sean Hubert, Edward Stellon, MS, MA, CADC, Stephen B Brown, LCSW, Ross Owen, Marie Zimmerman, Andy Patterson, MSW, PhD, John Gilvar, Debbie Thiele, Tracy N Dannen-Grace and Danielle Robertshaw, MD

Medical Respite Care: Engaging your Community
Julia Dobbins, MSW, Chauna R Brocht, LCSW-C, Brandon S. Clark, MBA, Kim Despres, DHA, RN, Leslie Enzian, MD, Brooks McKinney, MSW, David Munson, MD, Regina Reed, MPH, Katherine Tavitian, JD and Alice Moughamian, RN, CNS

10:00 AM-10:15 AM

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

12:30 PM-4:30 PM

2:30 PM-2:45 PM

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

7:00 AM-8:30 AM

7:00 AM-11:30 AM

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

7:00 AM-6:00 PM

7:30 AM-8:15 AM

7:30 AM-8:30 AM

8:30 AM-9:30 AM

9:30 AM-10:00 AM

10:00 AM-11:30 AM


Addiction Medicine: Update 2018
Barry Zevin, MD, Ivan Wolfson, MD, FABFM, FABAM and Gina Limon, RN

Developing Medical-Legal Partnership in Health Care for the Homeless Programs
Darlene M. Jenkins, DrPH, Sharena Hagins, MPH, CHES and Tillman Farley, MD

Expanding Medical Respite Services: Program Development and Implementation
Alice Moughamian, RN, CNS, Kate Shuton, RN and Chelsea Moon, ASW

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

12:30 PM-1:30 PM


"New Place, New Problems"
Esther Valdez, MD and Larry Adams

Best Practices for Shelter Based Care
Annie m Nicol, FNP and Mary L. Tornabene, FNP

Beyond Outreach: Why Your HCH Needs Street Medicine
Leah Warner, FNP, MPH and Beckie Tachick, BA

Building Hospital and Supportive Housing Partnerships
Peter Toepfer and Stephen B Brown, LCSW

Building Inclusive Communities Begins at Home
Vanessa Borotz, LGSW and Gary Cobb

Encampments: The Expanding Frontline of Homelessness in America Poses Challenges for the HCH Community
Eric S Tars, JD, Art Rios, Brian Bickford, MA, LMHC and Barbara DiPietro, PhD

12:30 PM-4:30 PM

1:30 PM-1:45 PM

1:45 PM-3:15 PM


Beyond the Medical Model: Managing Diabetes and Chronic Disease through a Social Determinants Lens
Lauryn Berner, MSW, MPH, Darlene M. Jenkins, DrPH, Lawanda Williams, Eowyn Rieke, MD, MPH, Derek A Winbush, n/a and Pascale L Leone

Collaborative Office-Based Opioid Treatment for Homeless and High-Risk Populations
Paul Brasler, LCSW, Stephen Popovich, MD and Nancy Wallace, FNP

If You Build It, Will They Come? Strategies for Recruitment and Retention in Consumer Engagement
Katherine Cavanaugh, MSW, Kendall R. Clark and Rodney A Dawkins

There is No Magic Wand: Creating a Culture of Advocacy, One Step at a Time.
Nathalie Interiano, MA, Michael Austin and Julie Kozminski, MPH, CPH, CHES

3:15 PM-3:30 PM

3:30 PM-4:30 PM


Are We Doing Enough to End Homelessness? Part IV
Wayne Centrone, NMD, MPH, Kevin Lindamood, MSW, Jim O'Connell, MD, Jeffrey Olivet, MA and Barbara DiPietro, PhD

Challenges in Integrated Care: Recognizing and Resolving Staff Splits
Emily Watters, M.D. and Michael Myette, L.C.S.W.

Hep C: Working Towards a Cure as a Community
Tyler Gray, MD, Boatemaa Ntiri-Reid, JD, MPH and Catherine Fowler, MPH, BSN, RN-BC

What Should HCHs and the National HCH Council Do to Address Racial Inequity?
Bobby Watts, MPH, MS, CPH and Jennifer L. Metzler, MPH

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Thursday, May 17, 2018

7:00 AM-8:30 AM

7:00 AM-11:15 AM

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

7:15 AM-8:15 AM

8:30 AM-10:00 AM


Activating your Inner Aesop: Developing and Sharing Passionate Stories with Impact
Katherine Cavanaugh, MSW, Ari Kriegsman, MD, Amy Grassette and Art Rios

Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations: A Fancy New Care Model Tries to Improve Health
Danielle Robertshaw, MD, Barry Bock, RN, Ross Owen and Barbara DiPietro, PhD

Quick and Dirty Psychiatry: Practical Approaches for Managing Mental Illness
Christian Neal, MD, MPA and Kathryn Johnson, DO, MA

Slowing the Revolving Door: Hospitals and Homeless Services Collaboration to Disrupt the Hospital-Homeless Cycle
John Betts, LMSW, Juan Rivera, LMSW, Lizica Troneci, MD, Sarah Zammiello and Noel Concepción

The Best (and Worst) of Both Worlds -- Public Entity HCH Programs
David Modersbach, BA, Stephanie Abel, RN, Susan H Spalding, MD and John Gilvar

The Learning Curve of Medication Assisted Treatment in Primary Care
Jennifer Smith, LCSW, Rae Coleman, BA, Kara Cohen, BSN, MSN, CRNP and Robin DeBates, LCSW

10:00 AM-10:15 AM

10:15 AM-11:15 AM


Best Foot Forward: Engaging Reticent Consumer with Holistic Podiatric Care
Lydia A Williams, FNP-BC, CWOCN and Casey Alrich, MPH, CPHIMS

Implications of Practicing Harm Reduction in Supportive Housing
Tamela Johnson, APSS and Nolan Nelson, MSSW

The Future of MH/SUD Policy and Homelessness: Emerging Issues
Thomas Hart, JD and Nathaniel Counts, JD

11:15 AM-12:45 PM

12:45 PM-4:30 PM

1:00 PM-2:30 PM


Collective Investing for Greater Community Impact: The Oregon Experience
Rachel Solotaroff, MD, MCR, Sean Hubert and Tracy N Dannen-Grace

Mapping the Road to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations
Patricia Sarvela, Amber Price, Jana Esden, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC and Sam R Wolfe, M. Ed.

Overcoming Health and Housing Challenges for Justice-Involved Populations
Darlene M. Jenkins, DrPH, Kim Keaton, MPA, Carrie Craig, MSW, LCSW and Anne Feczko

Real World Immigration and Other Legal Enforcement Issues at HCH Health Centers
Joy Favuzza, FNPC, Regina Reed, MPH and Alvaro M. Huerta

The Road to Meeting the National Medical Respite Standards
Sara Jeevanjee, MD, Lorna Lindo, MSW, Laurie Mello, RN and Dominga Villagomez, RN

What’s new in homeless health care? A no-jargon summary of the latest research
Travis P. Baggett, MD, MPH, Stefan Kertesz, MD, MSc and Katherine D. Vickery

2:30 PM-2:45 PM

2:45 PM-3:45 PM


Not so Trivial Pursuit - PCMH Edition
Chris Espersen, MSPH and Mandy Graves May, MPH

4:00 PM-4:45 PM

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Friday, May 18, 2018

7:00 AM-8:30 AM

8:30 AM-12:30 PM


Advocacy 101 for Providers
Regina Reed, MPH, Barbara DiPietro, PhD, Kevin Lindamood, MSW, Lawanda Williams, Carrie Craig, MSW, LCSW and Marcella Maguire, PhD

Developing and Expressing Health Center Value
Brett Poe, Alaina Boyer, PhD, Jonathan Chapman and Jillian Maccini, MBA

Fostering Trauma-Informed Leadership Skills for Consumers
Katherine Cavanaugh, MSW, Valarie B Dowell, BA, Joanne Guarino, Amy Grassette, Keith Belton, Terrye Sukari Finley, N/A, Paul L Tunison, David Peery, JD and Deidre Young

Oral Health Care for Diabetic Patients Without Homes
Alaina Boyer, PhD, Candace Owen, RDH, MS, MPH, Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH, Jean-Venable "Kelly" Goode, Pharm.D., BCPS, FAPhA, FCCP, Jernice Sarter Giles, DDS and Maureen Neal, CFRE

10:00 AM-10:30 AM