Medical Tourism Congress Announces Expert Speakers

The World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress October 26-28th 2009 has announced expert speakers with more to come in the future.

West Palm Beach, FL, June 25, 2009 --( The Medical Tourism Association's annual congress and networking event, the World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress which takes place October 26-28th, 2009 is off to an amazing success with sponsors and speakers from health leaders, hospitals, governments and insurance companies from around the world. The conference will feature up to 2,000 attendees, over 120 exhibitors, 5,000 one on one networking meetings, and delegates from over 60 different countries.

World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress speakers include:

Joseph M. Heyman, MD, Chairman, Board of Trustees
American Medical Association

Shady Nawar
Assistant Vice President - Provider Management
Medical Department
Qatar Insurance Company-Doha
Michelle Lerow
Sr. Network Manager
Aetna Global Benefits
George P. Zahorcak, CIGNA International
Edison Vallejo, Healthcare Purchasing Manager, BUPA Insurance Company
Matt Leming, Vice President, Swiss Reinsurance Company
Kemal Canlar, Senior Sales Executive, United Healthcare, USA
Robert Frary, VP of Select Benefits & Worksite, Symetra Financial
Steve Cyboran, Vice President, Consulting Actuary, Sibson Consulting
Armando Baez, President, Self Insurance Institute of America Vice President - GBG/Tiecare
Alexandra Jung, Aon Consulting
Curtis Schroeder, CEO, Bumrungrad
Alex Piper, Former Buyer of Healthcare Formerly of Chrysler President, OneWorld Global Healthcare Solutions
Brian Keeley, President & CEO, Baptist Hospital South Florida
Kathy Clark, Compensation and Benefits Analyst- Human Resources, Blackbaud
Scott A.Leavitt, President, National Association of Health Underwriters
Kimberly Smith, Director Development Research and Medical Travel Initiative Project Lead Strategic Development, Assurant Health
Ross Pendergraft, President-Elect,Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters
Mehul C. Mehta, Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Partners Harvard Medical International
Gary McGeddy, Executive Vice President, Fairmont Specialty
Sandra L. Berkowitz, Vice President National Healthcare Industry Practice, Willis/HRH
Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Bahamas, Minister of Tourism and Aviation
Patrick Martin, Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, St. Kitts and Nevis
Denis Storey, Editor, Benefits Selling Magazine
Renee-Marie Stephano, President, Medical Tourism Association
Robert Whiddon, Editor, Employee Benefit Advisor Magazine
Trey Malicoat, VP of Communications Homewatch CareGivers
Peter Lozier, Executive Vice President, CMN, Inc.
Susie Ellis, President, SpaFinder, editor-in-chief of
Rob Passmore, Co-Founder & CEO,
Annette Watson, Managing Director Global Emerging Business, CARF International
Paul VanOstenberg, Sr Executive Director For International Standards and Accreditation, JCI
Peggy Wolford, CEO, THE TPAA
Chris McEvoy, Vice President Aon Risk Services, Inc, Aon Consulting
Jerry Turney, US Now
Dr. Prem Jagyasi, Strategic Development Officer, Dubai, Medical Tourism Association
Irving Stackpole, President, Stackpole & Associates Inc.
Tony Dale, Founder, The Karis Group
Don Williams, President & CEO, Princeton Healthcare
Dr. Kevin Huffman, Founder,iBarihealth
Daniel Friedland, Founder & CEO, SuperSmart Health
Nathan Cortez, Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University
Dr. Benjamin Davidson, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center
Jerome Mee, Founder & Chairman, Atlantic Health Group
Dr. Winnie Fritz, HCCA International
David Vequist, Founder & Director, Center for Medical Tourism Research
Dr. Robert Gerl, Co-Founder of the US-European Joint-educational MBA program
Dr. Dato Jacob Thomas, President, Private Hospital Association of Malaysia

World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress
Melissa Skelton