Past SAHA Speakers

Dr. Elba L. Saavedra Ferrer, Research Assistant Professor, UNM College of Education and Human Sciences; Director, Comadre a Comadre Program

Barbara Perez Deppman, RDMS, MSM, FACHE, Principal, Deppman Healthcare Consultancy, LLC

Ava Lovell, CPA, Senior Executive Officer for Finance & Administration at UNM Health Science Center (Cancelled Due to Pandemic)

Timothy Butts Sr., CEO & Principal Consultant at TEB & Asscoiates, LLC, Program Manager at Presbyterian Healthcare Services 

Angelica Bruhnke, MS, CEO at Versatile MED Analytics

Tom Rothfeld, MD, Medical Director at United HealthCare

Elizabeth Clewett, Ph.D., MBA, Chief of Staff at Project ECHO

Ryan Stevens, MHA, FACHE, Executive Director of Neurosurgical Clinical Services at UNM Medical Group

Kate Becker, JD, MPH, CEO at UNMH

Pam Demarest, Chief Nursing Officer at UNM SRMC  

Mary Jacintha, MS, FACHE, Executive Administrator at UNM Health System

Brandon Fryar, CPA, President of Presbyterian Health Plan

Michael Chicarelli, DNP, MSN, COO at UNMH

Arthur Culpepper, Ph.D., FACHE, Chief Compliance Officer at UNMHSC

Dale Maxwell, MHA, President & CEO at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Eric James, MBA, Continuous Improvement Coordinator at Albuquerque VA

Amy Blasing, MSN, CEO at Lovelace Westside Hospital

Paul Musgrave, MBA, COO at Lovelace Women’s Hospital

Stephen Stoddard, MHA, FACHE, Executive Director at NM Rural Hospital Network

Floyd Thompson, CEO of Gallup Indian Medical Center

Barry Silbaugh, MD, Former CEO of the American College of Physician Executives

Debra Perez, MBA, BSN, FACHE, President of Leadership Excellence Solutions, LLC

Jessica Goodkind, Ph.D., Associate Professor in UNM Department of Sociology

Jay Jolly, MHA, MA, CEO of La Familia Medical Center

Howard Gershon, MHA, FACHE, Principal of New Heights

Linda Son-Stone, Ph.D., CEO of First Nations Community Health Source 


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