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Thursday, February 4 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Using Innovative Workforce Models to Improve Access and Reduce Disparities

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Health system transformation must combat disparities in access to care and to community and social services. This workshop will explore how telehealth, dental therapists, and community health workers/promotoras can ensure people get the right care at the right time. 


Brian Smedley

National Collaborative for Health Equity


David Jordan

Community Catalyst
David Jordan leads a national campaign to expand access to dental care by initiating and supportingstate campaigns to establish the practice of dental therapists. David oversees the project's politicalstrategy, state field operations and strategic and operational relations with collaborating partners. | Prior to joining Community Catalyst, David served as chief of staff to a Massachusetts state senator andled integrated communications campaigns... Read More →

Jana Katz-Bell

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and UC Davis School of Medicine.
Jana Katz–Bell is the Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Programs at UC Davis School of Medicine andthe Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. She served as Chief Administrative Officer for the UC DavisCenter for Health and Technology from 1995 - 2007 where she led this distinctive program. Under herleadership, the CHT won national and worldwide attention as one of the best telemedicine programs inthe United States. Along with Associate Vice... Read More →

Carolina Nkouaga

University of New Mexico
Carolina Nkouaga currently serves as the Associate Director of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Office for Community Health, where she has collaborated on the development of the health extension model and various community health worker initiatives, as well as the implementation of the University’s strategic goal to work with community partners to improve the health and health equity in the state of New Mexico more than any... Read More →

Thursday February 4, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm
Columbia Foyer Ballroom Level

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