Future of Florida Summit
Summit Details

Summit Details


Schedule (Please check back later for 2022’s schedule of events)

Friday, February 12 ​- Pre-Session on Public Policy Formulation

6:00pm – 7:00pm Professor Richard Mullaney – Founding Director of the Public Policy Institute, Jacksonville University

6:00pm – 6:30pm Primer on Public Policy

6:30pm – 7:00pm Participant Q&A

7:00pm – 7:20pm Samantha Sexton – Director of Government Relations, University of Florida

Saturday, February 13

9:00am – 9:05am Opening Remarks from Dr. Jacobs, Director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, University of Florida

9:05am – 9:15am Remarks from Congresswoman Graham

9:15am – 10:15am Keynote | LaShyra Nolen, Harvard Medical School, ​Student Body President

9:15am – 9:35am Intro + Presentation from LaShyra

9:35am – 10:15am Moderated Q&A from Participants

10:30am – 11:45am Panel 1: Public Health Concerns

  •  Dr. Kayser Enneking, Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Florida
  • Dr. Pauline Rolle, Interim Health Officer/Medical Executive Director, FL Dept of Health in

    Duval County

  • Nezahualcoyotl Xiuhtecutli, General Coordinator, Farmworker Association of Florida

10:30am – 11:45am Panel 2: Innovation – Technological Advances

  •  Dr. Sarah M. Szurek, Program Director and Assistant Research Scientist, Dept. of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, University of Florida
  • Dr. Christopher R. Cogle, Professor of Cancer and Health Policy, University of Florida
  • Senator Jason Brodeur, MBA, FL-State Senate, District 9

    11:45am – 12:30pm Break

12:30pm – 1:45pm Panel 3: Health Disparities & Intersectionality

  • Dr. Jill Sonke, Director, Center for the Arts in Medicine & Assistant Director, UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine, University of Florida
  • Dr. Brittney Dixon, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy, University of Florida
  • Benjamin Duong, MPH, VP of Leadership Development, American Medical Student Assoc.

12:30pm-1:45pm Panel 4: Transparency & Affordability

  • Jodi Ray, Director, Florida Covering Kids and Families, University of South Florida
  • Rep. Nicholas Duran, FL State Representative for District 112, Miami
  • Fernando Nin, CHC, Director of Compliance & Security at eMindful Inc.

1:45pm-2:15pm Student Networking & Engagement

2:15pm – 4:00pm Group Work Time

Sunday, February 14

8:30am – 11:30am Policy Presentations & Awards Ceremony

Panel of Judges – 

Dr. Brittney Dixon

Dr. Matthew Jacobs

Jodi Ray

Professor Richard Mullaney