2022 Conference Program

The 2022 Program will be available shortly.
  • MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022
  • TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022
  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022

MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022

7:00 AM5:00 PMRegistration and Check-in 
7:30 AM8:30 AMContinental Breakfast 
  Opening Session 
8:00 AM8:15 AMWelcome Remarks and Announcements 
8:15 AM8:30 AMBFA Welcome 
8:30 AM8:45 AMHost City Leadership Welcome 
  A.T. Still University of Health SciencesCraig M. Phelps, DO, President
  Arizona State University, Edson College of Nursing and Health InnovationJudith Karshmer, PhD, MS, MSN, Dean
8:45 AM9:30 AMKeynote AddressDaniel E. Dawes, JD, Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine
9:30 AM10:30 AMPlenary Session 1
  • Will Humble, MPH, Executive Director, Arizona Public Health Association
  • Luis Padilla, MD, Associate Administrator, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA
  • Aliya Bhatia, Acting Executive Director, Vot-ER & Civic Health Month
10:30 AM11:00 AMNetworking Break 
11:00 AM12:30 PMConcurrent Breakout Sessions 1 
12:30 PM1:30 PMLunch Break 
1:30 PM3:00 PMConcurrent Breakout Sessions 2 
3:00 PM3:30 PMNetworking Break 
3:30 PM5:00 PMConcurrent Breakout Sessions 3 
5:30 PM7:00 PMStudent Poster Competition 
7:00 PM9:00 PMDinner and Macy Awards Program 


7:00 AM10:00 AMRegistration and Check-in 
7:00 AM8:00 AMContinental Breakfast 
8:00 AM8:15 AMIntroduction to Day 2 
8:15 AM9:00 AMKeynote AddressKenya Beard, EdD, AGACNP, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, Associate Provost, Social Mission & Academic Excellence, Chamberlain University
9:00 AM10:30 AMPlenary Session 2
  • Phuoc V. Le, MD, MPH, DTM&H, Co-founder, HEAL Initiative
  • Greg Chadwick, DDS, MS, Dean, ECU School of Dental Medicine
  • Gary Cloud, PhD, MBA, Vice President University Partnerships, A.T. Still University
10:30 AM11:00 AMNetworking Break 
11:00 AM12:30 PMConcurrent Breakout Sessions 4 
12:30 PM2:00 PMLuncheon AddressDiana Yazzie Devine, MBA, CEO/President, Native American Connections
2:00 PM5:00 PMCommunity Site Visits 
  Community Panels 
  Poverty Simulation 
4:00 PM7:00 PMStudent Health Volunteer Event 
6:00 PM8:00 PMYoung Flexnarian Event 


7:30 AM8:30 AMRegistration and Check-in 
7:30 AM8:30 AMContinental Breakfast 
8:30 AM10:00 AMPlenary Session 3
  • Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer, American Medical Association
  • Karen West, DMD, MPH, President & CEO, American Dental Education Association
  • Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN, President and CEO, National League for Nursing
10:00 AM10:30 AMNetworking Break 
10:30 AM10:45 AMConference Rapporteur 
10:45 AM11:30 AMBFA Town Hall 
11:30 AM12:30 PMKeynote AddressHarriet A. Washington, Award-winning Medical Writer & Editor
12:30 PM Adjourn Conference 

*This program is subject to change.