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Program
 7:30 am REGISTRATION
 8:30 am Opening - View videos here  
LTC Steve Countouriotis, US Army (Ret.)
Member, NCIRE Board of Directors

Introductory Remarks 
Vice Admiral Jody Breckenridge, US Coast Guard (Ret.)
Member, NCIRE Board of Directors
General George W. Casey Jr.
36th Chief of Staff, US Army
 9:00 am Keynote - View video here - View slides here
The Honorable Matthew S. Collier
Special Executive for Strategic Partnerships, Office of the Secretary
Department of Veterans Affairs
  BREAK
  SESSION ONE: New Technologies in Veterans Health - View videos here
 10:00 am Moderator
Carl Grunfeld, MD, PhD
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, SFVAMC
Chair, NCIRE Board of Directors
 10:10 am Advances in Tinnitus Imaging and Treatment - View slides here
Steven Cheung, MD
Staff Physician, Surgical Service, SFVAMC
Professor, Otolaryngology, UCSF
 10:35 am TRACK TBI: A Precision Medicine Approach - View slides here
Phiroz Tarapore, MD
Staff Physician, Surgical Service, SFVAMC
Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, UCSF
 11:00 am Long Term Consequences of the Wounds of War - View slides here
Michael Weiner, MD
Director of the Brain Health Registry
Professor of Radiology, Medicine, Psychiatry, and Neurology, UCSF
  Q&A
 12:00 pm Lunch Crystal Ballroom - 11th Floor
  SESSION TWO: National Perspectives - View videos here
 1:00 pm LtCol Justin Constantine US Marine Corps (Ret.)
Board of Directors, Wounded Warrior Project

Brigadier General R. Scott Dingle - View slides here
MEDCOM Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations
Office of the Army Surgeon General
  SESSION THREE: Innovative Approaches to Veterans Mental Health - View videos here
 1:30 pm Moderator
COL Karl E. Friedl, PhD, US Army (Ret.)
Professor of Neurology, UCSF
 1:40 pm Contemporary Treatments for Sleep Disorders - View slides here 
Thomas C. Neylan, MD
Director, Stress and Health Research Program, SFVAMC
Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF
 2:00 pm Pain and the Brain - View slides here
Karen Seal, MD, MPH
Director, Integrated Pain Team, SFVAMC
Director, Integrated Care Clinic for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, SFVAMC
Professor, Medicine and Psychiatry, UCSF
 2:20 pm Improving Social Function with Oxytocin - View slides here
Joshua Woolley, MD, PhD
Psychiatrist, Mental Health Service, SFVAMC
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF
  Q&A
  BREAK
  SESSION FOUR: Strategic Partnerships - View videos here
 3:00 pm Moderator
Gerard Choucroun, MSW
Director, Veterans Health and Integration Program, NCIRE
 3:10 pm Mapping Veterans Needs and Services - View slides here
Read the The Los Angeles County Veterans Study
Sarah Hardin
Senior Specialist, Corporate Citizenship, Deloitte & Touche, llp
 3:30 pm VA Partnerships - View slides here
Kacie Kelly
Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs
 3:45 pm Public Private Ventures  
Paul W. “Bud” Bucha
Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor
  Q&A
 4:10 pm Closing Remarks
The Honorable Francis J. Harvey, PhD
19th Secretary of the Army

Robert Obana
Executive Director and CEO, NCIRE – The Veterans Health Research Institute
 4:30 pm Networking Reception Regimental Room - 10th Floor