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Shoot for the Stars: Success Strategies for Women in Healthcare

Tue, Feb 19, 2019   5:30 PM - 11:59 PM

InterContinental Houston - Medical Center, Houston, TX

HBA Houston is proud to host an engaging panel discussion with esteemed panelists, who have made a significant impact in healthcare. Get ready to be inspired.

HBA Houston presents

Shoot for the Stars: Success Strategies for Women in Healthcare

Date and time



InterContinental Houston - Medical Center

6750 Main Street

Houston, TX 77030 United States



Event contact

Kristin  Farber





Event sponsors


HBA Houston is proud to host an engaging panel discussion with esteemed panelists, who have made a significant impact in healthcare. This panel discussion gathers experts from across the healthcare spectrum to discuss how they got where they are today, overcame barriers and created their own opportunities along the way. Our event shines a spotlight on influential women in Healthcare and Pharma, bringing industry role models and their journeys to the forefront. Get ready to be inspired, gain practical advice, meet peers and mentors here in Houston.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Valet parking will be validated for attendees.

5:30 - 6:30 PM    Networking and hors d'oeuvres
6:30 - 6:40 PM    HBA Houston welcome and introductions
6:40 - 7:30 PM    Presentation
7:30 - 8:00 PM    Closing remarks and networking

Special instructions: Valet parking will be validated.

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: 19 February 2019
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is allowed
    *We do NOT recommend registering onsite unless absolutely necessary. To register onsite, please arrive
      fifteen minutes early and be prepared to use a smartphone or other mobile device to register AND create
       an HBA profile. Payment is due prior to the start of the event and cash is NOT accepted as payment.

This event is refundable. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to by 17 February 2019. No refunds are available after this date.


Featured speakers

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS

Chair, Department of Surgery

Houston Methodist Hospital

Julie Boom, MD

Director, Texas Children's Hospital, Assoc Professor, Baylor

Texas Children's Hospital

Dr. Dalya Gayed

Associate Vice President

Merck & Co., Inc.

Carole Hardin-Oliver, RPh

Health Care Supervisor

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Jessey Thomas, RN, CSMP, MSN, MBA

Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

Memorial Hermann Medical Group

Suncerria Tillis

Senior Director, State & Primary Care Systems

American Cancer Society

Ritu Nadkarni

Moderator: Associate Director, Medical Affairs

Merck & Co., Inc.


Learning objectives

1. Rare opportunity to learn and be inspired by women who’ve achieved senior and executive level positions.
2. Network with peers, mentors and those on their “way up” in leadership roles.


Registration information

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The HBA will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with special needs have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs. Contact us if you require special accommodations for this event.


 Registration NamePrice LevelEarly bird (until 16 February)Regular (after 16 February)

 Regular registration

 Regular registrationMember$30.00$40.00
 Regular registrationMember - Euro€26.00€34.00
 Regular registrationNon-Member$45.00$55.00
 Regular registrationNon-Member - Euro€39.00€47.00

By registering for this event, you acknowledge that you may be photographed, videotaped and/or audio-taped during the course of the meeting and hereby give permission for your image, voice, or survey comments to be used in education, training, promotion and/or trade and communications media by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association in any and all media throughout the world, without restriction as to frequency or duration of usage.