Wednesday, October 19 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Medical Fitness Forum

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Opening Address
David Flench, President & CEO of MFA
Medical Fitness Forum 
Keynote: How Medical Fitness & Healthcare Coexist
Speaker: Doug Ribley, President of Douglas A. Ribley & Associates, LLC
Medical Fitness Programming: This panel of experts from the medical fitness industry will talk about best practices and effective programming for medical fitness facilities that can be replicated in a variety of fitness facilities.
Speakers: Jake Campbell; Garren Harter; Raina Childers-Richmond; and Jeff Jeran
Integrating with Healthcare: In today’s healthcare system, the need/demand for preventative wellness is stronger than ever. This panel of experts has a breadth of experience in working with healthcare systems to help patients get the most from their healthcare and help physicians provide the preventative care their patients need.
Speakers: David Evans; Jay Groves; Doug Ribley; and Michael Stack
MFA Facility Certification: The Medical Fitness Association offers facilities the mark of excellence to let their communities/physicians know that their facility meets the highest standards. This panel of experts include representatives from MFA Certified Facilities and MFA Certification Examiners. Learn about the standards involved in elevating your fitness facility to be the one physicians trust for patient referrals.
Speakers: Collette Carter; Dan Lynch; Kevin McHugh; and Art Slowinski
Closing Remarks
David Flench, President & CEO of MFA

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David Flench

President & CEO, Medical Fitness Association
David Flench - President & CEO of the MFA David Flench has more than 20 years of experience working in the health and wellness industry, and is currently the President and CEO of the Medical Fitness Association. Flench obtained his MBA from Franklin University, his bachelor’s degree... Read More →
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Douglas A. Ribley, MS, FMFA, FABC

President, Douglas A. Ribley & Associates
Douglas A. Ribley, MS, FMFA, FABC – Keynote and Meet the Experts: Integrating with HealthcareDoug Ribley has been active in the development and administration of quality health, fitness and wellness programs and facilities for thirty-eight years. He has worked in the corporate... Read More →
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Garren Harter

General Manager, Hancock Wellness Center
Garren Harter – Meet the Experts Panel: Medical Fitness ProgrammingGarren is the General Manager at the Hancock Wellness Center in Greenfield, Indiana. He has held nearly every role at that facility, starting out as an Exercise Specialist and Personal Trainer working on the frontlines... Read More →
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Jake Campbell

Director of Operations, AL!VE
Jake Campbell Bio – Meet the Experts: Medical Fitness ProgrammingJake Campbell currently serves as the Director of Operations for AL!VE, a medically-based health park that is part of the Sparrow Health System in Mid-Michigan. He received his bachelors in Kinesiology from Michigan... Read More →
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Jay Groves

Executive Director, Lake Nona Performance Center
Jay Groves – Meet the Experts Panel: Integrating with HealthcareJay Groves, EdD, MMHC, serves as the Executive Director of the Lake Nona Performance Center in Orlando, FL. Jay came to Florida in 2019 following a five-year tenure as the Executive Director of Population Health Management... Read More →
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Michael Stack

CEO, Frontline Fitness Pros
Michael Stack – Meet the Experts: Integrating with HealthcareMichael Stack is the founder and CEO of Frontline Fitness Pros. He is also a clinical professor for the University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology. He is the creator and the host of the Wellness Paradox Podcast... Read More →
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David Evans

Vice President, Cooper Wellness Strategies
David Evans – Meet the Experts: Integrating with HealthcareDavid Evans is Vice President of Cooper Wellness Strategies, a Cooper Aerobics company based in Dallas, TX. He has 35-plus years of experience in the development, implementation and management of sports medicine, medical... Read More →
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Collette Carter

Director, Owensboro Health Healthpark
Collette Carter – Meet the Experts Panel: MFA Facility CertificationCollette Carter is the Director for the Owensboro Health Healthpark in Owensboro, KY. Collette has served in this role for thirteen years. Prior to this role, she served as Membership Services Manager and also worked... Read More →
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Art Slowinski

Manager of Care Coordination Operations, AAH
Art Slowinski – Meet the Experts: MFA Facility CertificationAs a native of Chicago, Art Slowinski, MS, CSCS, FMFA, started his career in Medical Fitness in 1996 at Advocate Aurora Health (AAH). Art has been an active member of the Medical Fitness Association since 2001. From... Read More →
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Daniel J. Lynch, MS, FMA

President, VisionBridge
Daniel J. Lynch, MS, FMA – Meet the Experts: MFA Facility CertificationDan Lynch is President of VisionBridge and has served the industry for 49 years. VisionBridge has been working with clients by listening, questioning, and analyzing existing and visionary business lines to build... Read More →
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Kevin McHugh

COO, The Atlantic Clubs
Kevin McHugh – Meet the Experts Panel: MFA Facility CertificationKevin McHugh currently serves as the COO at The Atlantic Clubs in NJ. He has worked in Health and Fitness in various Leadership Roles at The Atlantic Clubs for the past 30 years navigating the integration of both their... Read More →
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Raina Childers-Richmond

Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach
Raina is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Health Coach. She developed, facilitated, and managed outpatient adult, pre-surgical, adolescent nutrition, and weight loss service lines in two medically based fitness centers south of St. Louis, MO for 15 years where she trained, mentored... Read More →

Wednesday October 19, 2022 1:00pm - 5:00pm CDT

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