Connected Health researchers, academicians, and innovators are invited to join us for the inaugural SEARCH Telehealth Research Symposium at the Lansdowne Resort & Spa in Leesburg, Virginia.  We are excited to offer this event in conjunction with the annual MATRC Telehealth Summit.

Please note – this agenda is subject to change as new topics and presenters are added.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

All sessions hosted in the Faulkner Meeting Room

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
Registration Desk
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Welcome & Introduction
Speaker: Curtis Lowery, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of OB/GYN, ANGELS, Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Plenary Session: Why the need for research in healthcare technology
Speaker: Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, FSIIM, FSPIE, FATA, Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Emory University; Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
 
 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.  Panel Discussion I: Federal Funding Focus & Opportunities

Moderator: Hari Eswaran, PhD, Professor and Director of Research, Department of Ob/GYN, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Vinay Pai, PhD, Director, Division of Health Informatics Technologies, NIH/NIBIB
  • William L. England, PhD, JD, Director, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, HRSA
  • Penny Mohr MA, Senior Program Officer, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
 
 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  BREAK
 
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation

Moderator: Kathy Wibberly, PhD, Director, Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center

Speaker: Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School

 
 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Meeting: Society for Education and the Advancement of Research in Connected Health (SEARCH)
*Society board and committee members to present updates. All participants welcome to attend.
 
 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  NETWORKING RECEPTION
Join us for networking and plenty of hors d’oeuvres, located at the Piedmont Table, The Clubhouse, Lansdowne Resort & Spa

Wednesday, April 5

All sessions hosted in the Faulkner Meeting Room

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CONFERENCE CHECK-IN
Registration Desk
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast for participants
Faulkner Meeting Room – Break Area
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome Back & Opening Remarks
Speaker: Curtis Lowery, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of OB/GYN, ANGELS, Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion II: Research in Connected Health Technologies

Moderator: Jill Berg, PhD, MSN, RN, Vice President of Education, Ascension Health WI

Podium Presenters:

  • Jamie Kissee, MA, University of California, Davis
  • Deborah Glassman, MD, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Tearsanee C. Davis, DNP, FNP-BC, University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Curtis Lowery, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of OB/GYN, ANGELS, Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion III: Telemedicine Research & Overcoming Barriers

Moderator: Judd Hollander, MD, Associate Dean for Strategic Health Initiatives, Jefferson Health

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Brendan Carr, MD, MA, MS, Associate Dean, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Sarah J. Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, Education Director, ANGELS, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; PI/Director, South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Podium Presenter:

  • Garrison Nord, Clinical Research Coordinator, Thomas Jefferson University
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion IV: Evaluating a Telemedicine Program

Moderator: Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Emory University

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Marcia Ward, PhD, Professor, University of Iowa
  • Steve North, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Outpatient Telemedicine, Mission Health; Founder, Center for Rural Health Innovations
  • Elise Berliner, PhD, Director, Technology Assessment Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch for Conference Participants – Riverside Hearth Restaurant
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Poster Session

Presenters will be presenting their posters during this session. Location to be announced.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion V: Developing Educational Programs to Teach Students How to Incorporate Connected Health

Moderator: Sarah J. Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN, Education Director, ANGELS, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; PI/Director, South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD, MPH, EdD(c), Vice Chair for Education, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University

Podium Abstract Presenter:

  • Tina Haney, DNP, CNS, RN, Old Dominion University
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion VI: Strategic Future Directions: Collaborations

Moderator: Steve North, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Outpatient Telemedicine, Mission Health; Founder, Center for Rural Health Innovations

Speakers and Panelists include:

  • David McSwain, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Telehealth Optimization, Medical University of South Carolina
  • John Chuo, MD, Medical Director, Telemedicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Podium Abstract Presenter:

  • Lori Uscher-Pines, PhD, MSc, Rand Corporation
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Poster Award Presentations & Closing Remarks

Speaker: Curtis Lowery, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of OB/GYN, ANGELS, Center for Distance Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences