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Equity Sessions Leaders
Dr. Monique Butler, Division Chief Medical Officer, HCA, North Florida Div

Dr. Butler is Chief Medical Officer for a 408-bed level-1 trauma center. She has extensive experience creating hospital operational and quality improvements; and is very committed to the delivery of providing excellent care with every patient (and family) with every encounter. Dr. Butler was identified in Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the 50 great African American leaders in healthcare to know in the nation.

Dr. Pierre Theodore ,VP of Global External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson

Dr. Theodore is responsible to help accelerate innovation, advance the standard of care within early stage science, and to elevate existing and adjacent technologies. He is a Health Sciences Associate Professor of Surgery and at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Theodore has over two decades of experience in cardiothoracic surgery, surgical education, entrepreneurship and innovation.

Panel Leaders: Dr. Monique Butler, Division Chief Medical Officer, HCA, North Florida Division; Dr. Pierre Theodore, VP Global External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson. Panelists: Dr. Eliza Chin, Executive Director, American Medical Women’s Association; Dr. Margie Ball Cook, Colorado Council of Black Nurses; Dr. Saya Nagori, Founder, FemHealth; Dr. Lisa Kiser, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Arizona; Carrie SiuButt, CEO, SimpleHealth

Panel Leaders: Dr. Monique Butler, Division Chief Medical Officer, HCA, North Florida Division; Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association. Panelists: Kris Sanders, VP of Operations, Envision Healthcare; Dr. Sheila Davis, Vaccine Equity Champion and Health Chair, NAACP Colorado Conference; Mia Keeys, Director, Health Equity Policy & Advocacy, American Medical Association

Panel Leaders: Dr. Monique Butler, Division Chief Medical Officer, HCA, North Florida Division; Dr. Pierre Theodore, VP Global External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson. Panelists: Dr. Donna Lynne, Senior VP & COO, Columbia Univ. Irving Medical Center; Dr. Patricia Mae Doykos, Director, BMS Foundation at Bristol Myers Squibb; Dr. Crystal Rose, Exec. Director of Academic Affairs, OZY Media

Panel Leaders: Dr. Monique Butler, Division Chief Medical Officer, HCA, North Florida Division; Dr. Pierre Theodore, VP Global External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson. Panelists: Dr. Jandel Allen-Davis, President & CEO, Craig Hospital; Dr. Sriram Shamasunder, Assoc. Professor, UCSF Medical Center; Dr. Mary Owen (Tlingit), Dir., Center of American Indian & Minority Health, UMN President, Assoc. of American Indian Physicians; Dr. Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami, CEO & Founder, Cell-Med

Panel Leader: Dr. Monique Butler, Division Chief Medical Officer, HCA, North Florida Division. Panelists: Samuel Yamoah, Jr., Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company; Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association; Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Exec. VP & COO, Trust for America’s Health; Dr. Karen McNeil-Miller, CEO, Colorado Health Foundation; Dr. Pierre Theodore, VP Global External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson; Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association