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PURPOSEFUL 2022 SPEAKER BIOS

Dr. Anita Girard
Chief Nursing Office and Vice President of Nursing, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center & President, American Nurses Association of California
Dr. Anita Girard is an experienced healthcare leader with a demonstrably, successful history of working in the hospital & health care industry. She is skilled in nursing management, evidence- based practice, patient advocacy, nursing education, mentoring new leaders and driving quality clinical outcomes. She has significant experience related to LEAN implementation and ANCC Magnet Designation in healthcare systems. Dr. Girard is actively engaged in local, state, national and international communities to promote the nursing profession and improve the quality of healthcare. Dr. Girard has a strong business development background with a Doctor of Nursing Practice focused in Executive Leadership from University of San Francisco. She is currently driving practice and professional development as the Chief Nursing Office and Vice President of Nursing at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and serving as the President for American Nurses Association of California.

Dr. Diane St Fleur
Chief Medical Officer of Operations and Medical Director of Child Division, Kedren Health
Dr. Diane St Fleur was born in Long Island, New York and is a graduate of Cornell University. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. Her residency was also at Upstate Medical University with a completion of fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the following training sites: University Hospital, Central New York Psychiatric Center, Forensic State Hospital, Onondaga County Jail, Auburn Correctional Facility, Child and Youth Services of Hutchings Psychiatric, Central New York Child Neurology Associates, Margaret Williams Developmental Evaluation Center, Cedar Street Day Program 06/2010- 2014 Upstate Medical University: Syracuse, NY Psychiatry Resident Training sites include University Hospital, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hutchings Psychiatric Center, James Square Nursing Home, Upstate Psychiatric Clinic, Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic and St. Joseph Comprehensive Psychiatric. Dr. St Fleur is a triple board-certified psychiatrist with certification in the following specialties: adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is passionate about serving children and their families including those that suffer from trauma, addiction, and disrupted community cohesiveness. She has been trained in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Deconstructive Dynamic Psychotherapy (DDP) and Motivational Interviewing. She is suboxone waivered.

Kimberlee Roberts
Senior Director Clinical Services, Scripps Health
As the Senior Director Clinical Services at Scripps Health, Kimberlee is an accomplished healthcare professional with more than 30 years of progressive experience in strategic planning, program development, project management, clinical operations as well as facilities design. As part of the executive team, she has operational responsibility for oversight of more than 20 departments at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Laura Grant
Executive Director of Strategic Implementation and PMO, City of Hope Orange County
Laura Grant, an operational and strategic healthcare leader, currently serves as the Executive Director of Strategic Implementation and PMO for City of Hope Orange County. Laura has a diverse background with leadership roles in clinical operations, performance improvement, IT, business development and hospital administration. Laura has a clinical background with an MA in Organizational Leadership and Development from Chapman University.