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Healthcare Professionals Agenda

Before 8:00 AM   Breakfast/Registration/Check-in
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.   Tobacco Trends and Patient Intervention

Mary Gilles, MD
Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Krista Walker, MSW
Tobacco Cessation Training Specialist
Arizona Smokers’ Helpline
Candace Alexander, M.Ed., CHES
Director, Health Promotions, Western Division/Freedom From Smoking Trainer
American Lung Association
9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.   Current Arizona Health Policy

Sara Salek, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Arizona Healthcare Cost Containment System
10:10 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.   Break/Exhibitors
10:35 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.   Understanding Evidence-based Medicine

(an Ethics-based topic)
Scott Cerreta, BS, RRT
Cardiopulmonary Manager
Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation
11:35 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.   Medical Marijuana Clinical and Practical Considerations

Frank Cordova, MD Associate Medical Director
Hospice of the Valley
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.   Lung Cancer: Screening-Diagnosis-Treatment

Dr. Ashish Sangal
Medical Director, Oncology
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Severe Asthma: Could It Be Me

Cindy Kozlowski, RRT
National Specialist, Health Promotions
American Lung Association
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.   BREAK
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Palliative Care and Its Services

Jill Krmpotic, DNP
Hospice of the Valley

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