Bruce Weiss brings a wealth of experience in the areas of nonprofit management, health care management and HIV/STD prevention and care management. For many years his work has focused on diagnosis, linkage retention in healthcare and treatment adherence as strategies to end the epidemics of HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Hepatitis C Virus. His work has also focused on provision of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender health care including building the first transgender-focused healthcare at two institutions. He has held numerous positions throughout the United States. He most recently served as Director of Community Health at Desert AIDS Project in Palm Springs California. Previously Bruce served as the Director of the Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion at ETR in Oakland California, where he was responsible for leadership of all sexual and reproductive health programs, including HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease prevention, teen and unintended pregnancy prevention and sexuality education. Bruce held multiple positions at Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS in Phoenix Arizona including Deputy Director. There he led the development and launch of their first medical care services and implemented the first insurance contracts for their existing behavioral health practice. He also served as Director of Community Health at Whitman-Walker Health in Washington D.C.; Director of the Whitman-Walker Health - Northern Virginia Health Clinic, Washington, D.C.; CEO of the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League in Washington, D.C.; and CEO at Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) in Chicago. Mr. Weiss holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware and a Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. He has also completed an executive graduate certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown University and an executive graduate certificate in health care management from the University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School.
Adam Cafege has practiced clinical pharmacy for more than thirty years in a number of international locations, such as North America, Hawaii, the Middle East and the Northern Mariana Islands. He was the President and founder of ADCAF Pharmacy Services, Inc., a San Francisco based pharmacy management and consulting firm. Through his company, he developed pediatric drug-dosing guidelines for the Sutter Health Care network formulary, an on-line formulary for the Maui Memorial Medical Center, as well as management training for its senior pharmacy staff. ADCAF also provided pharmacy staffing to a number of hospitals and developed numerous policy and procedure manuals for hospital pharmacies in California, Hawaii and the Middle East.
Adam’s clinical specializations include drug information, formulary management, pediatric and geriatric medicine and infectious disease. He has several publications in pharmacy and medical journals and has developed handbooks for antibiotic use and poison management.
He currently resides in Palm Springs, California with his spouse, Marconi, a well-known local artist. Together they co-own an art gallery called Galleria Marconi of Palm Springs. They also co-wrote a children’s book on bullying entitled Of Petals and Hope: Sonny Sunflower Triumphs Over Bullying. Through the book, they wanted to raise public awareness on the sad plight of teen bullying and engender tolerance for individual differences and diversity. Adam is fluent in four languages including English, Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic.
DR. GLEN GRAYMAN
Glen Grayman, MD, MBA, CPE, FACEP is the Medical Director of the Transgender Health & Wellness Center. He was formerly an emergency physician and Medical Director of the Richards Emergency/Trauma Center at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, California as well as the former Chief Population Health Officer of Borrego Community Health Foundation. Dr. Grayman is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, a Certified Physician Executive, and is Board Certified by the American Boards of Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Management, and Medical Quality. He now serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the UC Riverside School of Medicine.
Dr. Grayman is a Trustee of the UC Riverside Foundation, a Director of the Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine, and is Executive-in-Residence and member of the Advisory Board at the Palm Desert Campus of California State University, San Bernardino. He is certified by the State of California in mediation and dispute resolution and previously mediated in the Riverside County Superior Court.
SR. ROB MORRISON