Featured Speakers

We’re thrilled to announce the 2022 PAEA Education Forum Featured Speakers

Britt Andreatta, PhD

Britt Andreatta, PhD is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education to create brain-science based solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt is the former CLO for Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) and has over 10 million views worldwide of her online courses. She regularly consults with organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Britt is the author of several books on the brain science of success including Wired to Grow, Wired to Resist, and Wired to Connect. In 2021, she was named a Top 20 Learning Influencer and a Top 20 HR Influencer for Leadership Development.

Author Daniel E. Dawes

Daniel E. Dawes, JD

Daniel E. Dawes, Morehouse School of Medicine’s Executive Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and author of two groundbreaking books on healthcare and health disparities, is a nationally respected policy expert, leader, administrator and author who has been at the forefront of recent major federal health policy negotiations in the United States. A thought leader in health policy, his work focuses on health reform, health equity, mental/behavioral health, social and political determinants of health, poverty, and health system transformation. His work bridges research, technology, healthcare, population health and public health – the translation of research discoveries into all communities, including under-resourced, vulnerable and marginalized communities.

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Lesley Brooks, MD

Lesley Brooks, MD

Lesley Brooks, MD serves as the Chief of Addiction Medicine for SummitStone Health Partners and as the Assistant Medical Director for the North Colorado Health Alliance in northern Colorado. As the Chief of Addiction Medicine and BHS Medical Director/Interim Executive Director, Dr. Brooks leads SummitStone’s partnership in the design, development and implementation of Larimer County’s Behavioral Health Services facility, which is set to be open in 2023. Dr. Brooks, a board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician, practiced full scope family medicine including prenatal care, chronic pain, and substance use disorder/addiction in northern Colorado for 12+ years. Since her transition to SummitStone Health Partners in 2020, she specializes in substance use and mental health. Dr. Brooks earned her undergraduate degree from Kenyon College in Ohio and her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She completed residency at North Colorado Family Medicine in Greeley, Colorado. She and her husband live in Greeley with their 2 children.