Time Presentation Speaker(s)
7:30 – 8 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Posters  
8 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome  Ann Marie Leichman, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Patient Care Services, The Valley Hospital
8:15 – 9:45 a.m. 2020 Consciousness: Manifesting a Co-created Past, Present, and Future Marie Shanahan, MA, BSN, RN, HN-BC
President, The BirchTree Center for Healthcare Transformation
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Sustainability in Support Services

Dawn Cascio, MS, RD
Director, Valley Dining

Howard H. Halverson, AAS, T-CSCT, T-CHEST
Director, Environmental Services, The Valley Hospital

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break and Posters  
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Acupuncture: East Meets West Robin Iversen, MD
Valley Institute for Pain
11:15 – 12 p.m. Chair Yoga Candace Anne Ruitenberg, BSN, CNOR, HN-BC
12 – 12:15 p.m. Poster Award Presentations  
12:15 – 1 p.m. Lunch and Posters  
1 – 2 p.m. Naturopathic Medicine: Revisiting the Origins of Primary Care Kyle Meyer, ND
President, New Jersey Association of Naturopathic Physicians
2 – 2:30 p.m. Dessert Break and Posters  
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Unlocking the Treasure Chest: Panel Presentations

Alyson Baratta, BSN, RN, CEN, Na-EMT

Judith Currier BS, RN, CGRN, HN-BC

Michele Ferrarella, RN

Michael Mutter, MS, RP, CPPS

3:15 – 4 p.m. Striking Gold through Drumming

Kathy Newberg, Wellness Coach

Nancy Moore, BSN, RN, HNB-BC, CHTP

4 – 4:30 p.m. Evaluations and Closing Reflections Josephine Bodino, DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC, HN-BC
AVP, Professional Practice/Patient Care Services Finance, The Valley Hospital