Speakers Bureau Alumni
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NWRPCA helps connect CHCs looking for an expert to come to their location and present on high priority topics. NWRPCA offers referrals at no cost for Speakers Bureau experts.


Meet our Speakers Bureau alumni!


Adele Allison

Healthcare Solutions Executive and Thought Leader Speaker


Topic(s) of expertise

Quality, Customer Service, Health IT/Policy


About Adele

As the director of provider innovation strategies, Adele Allison monitors healthcare legislation and policy for DST System’s health solutions division. Having served as the co-chair of the ONC Beacon-EHR Vendor Affinity Group and a current co-chair for HHS’ Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Payment Models Workgroup, Adele has over 25 years of healthcare experience. A published author, she is a member of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) advisory board on curriculum development and serves on UAB’s HITECH Committee for health IT curriculum development; and, is a member of the board of directors for Alabama HIMSS.


Dennis Freeman

CEO, Cherokee Health Systems


Topic of expertise

Behavioral Health Integration


About Dennis

Since 1978, Dennis S. Freeman, Ph.D. has served as Chief Executive Officer of Cherokee Health Systems, Inc., a community-based provider of integrated primary care and behavioral health services in Tennessee. Cherokee Health Systems is both a Community Mental Health Center and a Federally Qualified Health Center. The company now has 640 employees and two-dozen service locations including both rural and urban sites. In 2007 the National Center for Primary Care presented Cherokee the Best Practices in 21st Century Primary Care Award.

Lisa Hardmeyer Gray

Intrinsic LLC


Topic(s) of expertise

Mindfulness, Workplace Wellness, Retention, Physician Burnout


About Lisa

Lisa Hardmeyer Gray is a Certified Instructor of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Lisa has been teaching MBSR and Mindfulness training to patients, providers, leaders and staff of organizations since 2010. She works with individuals to build stress-management and resiliency skills. She also consults organizations on overall health and wellness, guiding them to become an employer-of-choice. Lisa is currently completing a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Antioch University in Seattle, WA and a clinical internship in Behavioral Health with Neighborcare Health (FQHC) in Seattle, WA.

Lisa Mouscher

CEO and Lead Consultant, Sogence Training and Consulting


Topic(s) of expertise

CHC-specific management training and Helping CHCs to create a culture of customer service


About Lisa

Lisa Mouscher is a popular and dynamic trainer and consultant, working primarily with leaders, managers and staff from FQHCs and other community health centers across the country. Lisa focuses her training in two areas of specialty, facilitating intensive, CHC-specific management skills training for managers and supervisors, and providing training and guidance to health centers interested in creating and sustaining a culture of customer service. She is passionate about the work she does with community health organizations and is known for facilitating both immediately applicable results and lasting impact to strengthen these organizations for the long-term.

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