Final Schedule

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Speakers/Exhibitors Welcome Reception
Location: Cedar Creek Pub
2100 North Ursula Street, Aurora, CO 80045


Day 1 – Monday, October 7th, 2019

8:00am – Registration & Light Breakfast


Introductions, Welcome and Setting The Stage
Mimi McFaul, PsyD, Conference Co-Chair, Deputy Director, NMHIC


Welcome to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Don Elliman, Chancellor of AMC


Re-Envisioning a Campus Health Innovation Ecosystem
Moderator: Matt Vogl, MPH, Executive Director, NMHIC
Kimberly Muller, Esq., Executive Director, CU Innovations; GP CU Healthcare Investment Fund
Richard Zane, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, UCHealth


Keynote Presentation: VR and Mental Health Then and Now – Reflections on a Decade of VR and Pain Research & Implementation in a Pediatric Hospital
Jeffrey I. Gold, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences | Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California | Director Emeritus and Founder of the Pediatric Pain Management Clinic, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

10:25am-10:45am – Break


A VR Journey: Academia – Technology Spin-Out – Real World Testing
Moderator: Debbie Boeldt, PhD, Director of Digital Initiatives, NMHIC
Barnaby Perks, CEO, OxfordVR
Alires Almon, Director of Innovation, Mental Health Center of Denver


Recommendations for Designing XR Clinical Trials
Brandon Birckhead, MD, Co-Director Virtual Medicine Conference & Project Scientist, Cedars-Sinai


Non-Invasive Wearable Devices for Wellness and Therapeutic Use
Alex Doman, CEO, VitalNeuro

12:10pm-1:10pm – Lunch in the Sky Bridge


Marrying Technology to Mission to Improve the Lives of Older Adults: A Non-Profit Story
Moderator: Beth Rogozinski, CEO, Signal 2 Health
Sharon Lipford, Program Development Officer, MHAMD
Steven B. Goldberg, MD, Developer/Clinical Consultant, MHAMD
Rohan Freeman, CEO, Sine Wave Entertainment, SineSpace


Putting Data to Work for Mental Health Tech
Moderator: Cynthia Somers, MPH, CISA, CIPP US, Principal, ExpertGRC
Ed Wiley, PhD, Vice President of Machine Learning, Nurx
Todd McGuire, Co-Founder, CTO, incentaHEALTH


Natural Language Processing to Optimize Voice Analysis for Depression & Health Training in VR
Mike Aratow, MD, Co-Founder, Ellipsis Health
Cole Sandau, CEO, Health Scholars


Technology to Support Behavior Change in Integrated Primary Care
Moderator: Sam Hubley, PhD, NMHIC, Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Shandra Brown-Levy, PhD, Director of Integrated Services, Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Lauren Tolle, PsyD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

3:05pm-3:25pm – Break


Technology for Emergency Responder Resilience
Moderator: Rhonda Kelly, Executive Director, ResponderStrong
Jeff Dorchester, Co-Founder, iRel8
Dion Gonzales, Co-Founder, iRel8


Tripp VR Meditation and Addictions
Nanea Reeves, CEO, Tripp


Unlocking The Heroic Potential Within Us All
Keith Wakeman, CEO, SuperBetter

4:40pm-5:50pm – Break and Head to Sky Bridge for Tech Interactive Reception

5:00pm-6:30pm – Tech Interactive and Social Reception

6:30pm-8:00pm – Join Us for A Drink at Cedar Creek Pub


Day 2 – Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

8:00am – 8:55am – Registration & Light Breakfast

9:00am – 9:05am

Day 1 Recap – Day 2 Ahead
Mimi McFaul, PsyD, Conference Co-Chair, Deputy Director, NMHIC


Why VR is Essential to Health Professions Education
Janet Corral, PhD, Director of Innovation, Office of Digital Education, School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus


Moving Innovation Faster: The Essential Role of Consumer Advocacy
Linda Raines, CEO, BrainFutures
Karen Alexander, Program Director, Brain Futures


VR and Corporate Wellness
Colleen Reilly, Vice President, Business Development, Immersive Worlds; University of Denver MBA/MSM/PhD Candidate

10:25am-10:40am Break


Virtual Reality in Individual Therapy

Part 1: Expanding the Uses of VR Beyond Exposure Therapy
Elizabeth McMahon, PsyD
Debbie Boeldt, PhD, Director, NMHIC

Part II: Virtual Sandtray
Jessica Stone, PhD, Founder of Virtual Sandtray


What Does Mental Health Tech Innovation Look Like? A Community Mental Health Center Perspective
Wes Williams, PhD, CIO, Mental Health Center Denver


Navigating the Regulatory Space for Behavioral Health Digital Therapeutics
Deborah L. Trout, PhD, LLC, Independent Consultant


RealMax AR/VR Headset
Nigel Burton, CEO and Co-Founder, RealMax

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch in the Sky Bridge


Grab Your Lunch Tutorial
WYSIWIG VR/AR Development
Nigel Burton, CEO and Co-Founder, RealMax


VR for Mobility and Pain Management in Rehabilitation
Jessica Maslin, President, MieronVR


Limbix Health VR
Jessica Lake, PhD, Director of Research, Limbix


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: How Virtual Environments Can Influence Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors
Noah Robinson, Founder and CEO, Very Real Help, Graduate Student, Vanderbilt University Hollon Research Group, Vanderbilt University


Meditation VR in Group Therapy
Moderator: Gwen Gaumond, MS, MA, LPC, Program Manager, Mental Health Technology, NMHIC
Amelia Filanowski, Business Analyst, Innovation Team Project Leader, Mental Health Center of Denver
Maralee Muscato, LPC, Clinician and Project Coordinator, Mental Health Center of Denver

2:45pm-3:00pm Break


VR and Music Therapy in Palliative Care Services
Jeanie Youngwerth, MD, Director of Palliative Care Curriculum Program Director, Palliative Care Service Hospitalist, University of Colorado, School of Medicine & UC Health
Angela Wibben, MM, MT-BC, Music Therapist, Palliative Care, UC Health


Take-Pause: Reducing Teen Anxiety Using VR & Mindfulness
Dumeetha Luthra, Founder and CEO, Take-Pause


KarunaVR: Pain Management
Michael Trujillo, VP of Clinical Affairs, Karuna Labs

4:10pm – 4:20pm

Closing Remarks & What’s Next
Mimi McFaul, PsyD, Conference Co-Chair, Deputy Director, NMHIC



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