ISHE Purdue Event – January 28, 2022

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Join other healthcare engineers and the students of the ASHE Purdue chapter at Purdue for this popular event on January 28th. Approved by ASHE for 4 Contact Hours / CECs.

Our incredible line-up of speakers will cover topics such as these:

  • Transitioning from construction to healthcare operations
  • Mentoring in healthcare engineering
  • Valuing diversity in teams and patient populations
  • Predictions for the future state of COVID and healthcare in Indiana

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Our speakers (see speaker bios and schedule below):

Dr Weaver IDHLindsay Weaver, M.D., FACEP
Chief Medical Officer
Indiana Department of Health

Brad Benhart
Associate Professor of Practice
Healthcare Concentration Program Manager
Purdue University
School of Construction Management
Polytechnic Institute

Tim Adams
Program Director
System Life Safety and Environment of Care
Indiana University Health

Time: 9 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (lunch is included in your registration)
Location: Purdue University Stewart Center (just west of the Purdue Memorial Union)
Room: Stewart 278 and 279
Parking: Grant Street Parking Garage, 120 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Special thanks to our sponsors, Soleran and STI!



Tentative Schedule

·      9:00                 Welcome

·      9:05                 Dr. Lindsay Weaver, ISDH Chief Medical Officer: EACH PERSON MATTERS / COVID STATE OF THE STATE (app. 60 minutes, including Q&A)

·      10:05               Break

·      10:15               Brad Benhart, Purdue: MENTORING (40-45 minutes)

·      10:55               ISHE & ASHE Updates

·      11:00               Event sponsor: Soleran/STI (5 minutes)

·      11:05               Purdue students: HCM Program Update (20-25 minutes)

·      11:30               Lunch (30 minutes)

·      12:00               Tim Adams, IU Health: MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM CONSTRUCTION TO OPERATIONS (50 minutes)

·      12:50               Close

Speaker Information

Lindsay Weaver, M.D., FACEP
Dr. Lindsay Weaver joined the Indiana Department of Health as chief medical officer February 3, 2020. She brings to the role a passion for both emergency medicine and end-of-life care.

Dr. Weaver is an assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and practices emergency medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She is board certified in both emergency medicine and hospice and palliative care medicine.

She earned her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Kentucky and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She received residency training in emergency medicine and fellowship training in hospice and palliative medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, and she completed a fellowship in ethics at the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics at Indiana University Health.

She has served as quality director for the department of emergency medicine and physician lead for the system sepsis steering committee at IU Health. She also served as executive director for the Indiana Patient Preference Coalition and as president of the Indiana Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians.

As Chief Medical Officer at the Department, Dr. Weaver provides clinical input across the agency in addition to working closely with the Divisions of Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Minority Health, and Oral Health.

Brad Benhart

Brad has been working in the construction industry for over 20 years. In 2009, Benhart furthered his commitment to construction education by accepting a position at Purdue University in their Building Construction Management program. Brad is focused on construction supervision, healthcare construction, construction administration, scheduling, project controls, and strategic planning. His position allows him to further develop construction education and be an industry advocate for the next generation of builders. His previous position was that of Vice President with Pepper Construction Company of Chicago, IL.

Tim Adams

Tim is the Program Director – System Life Safety and Environment of Care at Indiana University Health.