Latino Health Summit 2015

Speaker Bios


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Program & Presentations


Morning Conferences:
Opening Remarks - Dr. Leon McDougle, Chief Diversity Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center
Health Self-Management Education
Stacey Rokiff - MSSA & LSW, Evi-Base
Trauma-Informed Care in the Latino Community
Elizabeth Olate, MA, MSW, LISW-S
To view Ms. Olate's presentation, click here

Caring for the Transgender Patient
Dr. Andrew Keaster, OSU Wexner Medical Center
To view Dr. Keaster's presentation, click here

Latino Health Survey
Lydia Alejandro, Ohio Health Coalition Founder
To view the quick results of the survey, click here
Leadership to Improve Hispanic Health
Dr. Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association
Afternoon Workshops:
The Relationship Between Health and Spirituality in the Latino Community
Luis Cruz-Ortega, PhD, OSU
To view Dr. Cruz-Ortega's presentation, click here

Governance in Medical Interpreting
Natasha Curtis, Lingua Nexus & Milly Valverde, OSU
To view Ms. Valverde's portion of the presentation, click here

PANEL: Behavioral Health Resources & Best Practices
 Maritza Maldonado Dyer, Addiction Services Council, 
 Luis Cruz-Ortega, PhD, OSU & Luis Fernando Ramirez, MD, University Hospitals

PANEL: Enhancing the Quality of Life: The Doctor-Latino Patient Relationship 
Dr. Alfonso Reyes, MD & Dr. Reema Gulati, MD
To view Dr. Reyes' portion of the presentation, click here

The Advocate's Role, Responsibilities, & Protocol
Mari Galindo, Metro Health & Natasha Curtis, Lingua Nexus,
Julia Arbini-Carbonell, President/CEO Ohio Hispanic Coalition
Marisa Gonzalez, Domestic Violence Coordinator, Ohio Hispanic Coalition
To view Ms. Galindo's portion of the presentation, click here

Dental Access in Ohio: Resources & Workforce Modernization
David Maywhoor, Project Director, Dental Access Now!, UHCAN Ohio