2019 National Travel Medicine
Symposium Faculty and Planning Committee

Dennis Andrade, MD
Associate Program Director, Family Medicine
Southern California Permanente Medical Group
San Diego, CA

Howard Backer, MD, MPH, FACEP
Director, California Emergency Medical Service Authority
Rancho Cordova, CA

Michele Barry, MD
Senior Associate Dean
Stanford University Global Health Program
Stanford, CA

Randy Bergen, MD, MPH
Pediatrics - TPMG
Walnut Creek, CA

Susan Fanelli
Chief Deputy Director of Policy and Programs
California Department of Public Health
Sacramento, CA

Hernando Garzon, MD
Medical Director, Sacramento County Emergency Management Systems
Director, KP Global Health Program
The Permanente Medical Group
Sacramento, CA

Bruno Lewin, MD, DTMH
Chair, Regional Immunization Practice Committee
Director, Travel Advisory Service
Family Medicine
Southern California Medical Group
Los Angeles, CA

Jodi Longueil, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Immunization and Travel Medicine
Northwest Permanente Medical Group
Portland, OR 

David Page, MD, FAAFP
Medical Director of Appointment and Advice Contact Center
and Specialty Call Center
Family Medicine, Woodbridge MOB
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Rockville, MD

Raina Phillips, MD
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
The Southeast Permanente Medical Group
Atlanta, GA

Susan Reines, MD
Area Assistant Chief of Pediatrics
The Southeast Permanente Medical Group
Lead Pediatrician Refugee Pediatric Clinic
DeKalb County Board of Health
Atlanta, GA

David Shlim, MD
Jackson Hole Travel and Tropical Medicine
Jackson Hole, WY

D. Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTMH, FIDSA
Conference Chairman

Chief of Infectious Disease and Geographic Medicine
The Permanente Medical Group
Redwood City, CA

Karen Smith, MD, MPH
Director and State Public Health Officer
Sacramento, CA

Paul Thottingal, MD
Infectious Disease
Group Health Plan
Seattle, WA

Johnnie Yates, MD, DTMH, FAAFP, CTH
Medical Director, Travel and Tropical Medicine Clinic
Hawaii Permanente Medical Group
Honolulu, HI  


Kaiser Permanente requires that all planners and faculty participating in CME activities disclose any financial relationship with a commercial interest that might pose a potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest with regard to the individual's contribution to the activity. A commercial interest is defined by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients; the most common examples are pharmaceutical and medical device companies. All potential conflicts of interest are mitigated prior to the start of the conference and in accordance with the policies of the KP National CME Program.


*The following are also presenters…

Howard Backer, MD, MPH, FACEP
Randy Bergen, MD, MPH
Hernando Garzon, MD
Bruno Lewin, MD, DTMH
Jodi Longueil, PharmD
David Page, MD, FAAFP
Susan Reines, MD
D. Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTMH, FIDSA - (Conference Chairman)
Paul Thottingal, MD
Johnnie Yates, MD, DTMH, FAAFP, CTH


Sarah Shimer

National CME Program Manager
The Permanente Federation
Oakland, CA

Yolanda Dorsey, CMP
Events Supervisor
SCPMG Meetings & Events
Pasadena, CA