Keynote Speakers Confirmed | National Health Symposium (NDIA)

01/28/2019 04:36 PM

You won't want to miss this exciting conference that brings together leaders across government, industry and academia to explore more effective ways to move research discoveries into operational practice. The Inaugural National Health Symposium will be held on March 5-6, 2019 at the Kossiakoff Center in Laurel, MD.

The symposium will feature keynote speakers, panel sessions, lightning talks, and exhibits focused on three impact areas: 

  • Realizing the Promise of Health Sciences: highlighting the potential of recent scientific breakthroughs; identifying the obstacles to realizing these breakthroughs; and defining a research agenda that will achieve the impact despite the obstacles.
  • Engineering the Future of Medicine: unfolding an engineered vision for the future of health; naming the obstacles to implementing well-engineered solutions; and creating a technology development and implementation agenda to realize the future.
  • Delivering Health Everywhere: imagining a future where health can be protected in all environments; recognizing the unique challenges of delivering care to the home, in combat, and in the midst of a natural or man-made disaster; and highlighting innovations that have trans-formative potential in delivering high quality care everywhere.

To register and view the draft agenda, including other confirmed speakers, please visit the event webpage

VADM Raquel Bono, USN
Defense Health Agency

ADM Brett Giroir, MD

U.S. Department of Health and Human Serivces 
Assistant Secretary for Health

Scott Deitchman, MD, MPH, RADM, USPHS (Ret)

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences 
Adjunct Associate Professor