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Heart & Vascular Institute 2013 Multidisciplinary Conference Agenda

Friday, January 25, 2013

6-9 p.m.

Meet and Greet – University Hospital’s Heart & Vascular Institute, Heavy hors d’oeuvres

Tour of University Hospital's Heart & Vascular Institute

Saturday, January 26, 2013

8-8:50 a.m.

Registration/Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors

9-9:15 a.m.

Welcome-General Session

Pat Thomas, MBA, RCIS: Committee Chairman, Heart & Vascular Institute, University Hospital

9:15-10 a.m.

General Session-Special Guest Speaker

Bad Billy Laveau , M.D.: Laughter is the Best Medicine, What Everybody Ought to Know

10-11 a.m.

General Session

Mac Bowman, M.D., Cardiology: Multidisciplinary Case Presentation

11:15 –12:20 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibit Areas of University Hospital’s Dining Rooms

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Echocardiography/Cardiac Cath/ Pulmonary Rehabilitation/Electrophysiology
Bleakley Chandler  M.D., Cardiology: Update on the Management of Congestive Heart Failure

Nuclear Medicine
Ward Rogers, M.D., Cardiology: Pet Imaging for Nuclear Cardiology

Gregory Ellison, M.D., General Surgery: Dialysis Duplex Access

1:30-1:45 p.m.


1:45 -2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Cardiac Cath
Kraig Wangsnes, M.D., Cardiology: What's Current with the TAVR Procedure

Nuclear Medicine
Krishnan Prabakaran MS, CNMT, NCT: New Developments in Nuclear Cardiology Imaging

Ward Rogers, M.D., Cardiology: Diastolic Dysfunction

Heidi McCorkel, RVT: Anatomy and Physiology of Vein Insufficiency

Pulmonary Rehab
Varsha Kulkarni, M.D.. FCCP, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Interventional Pulmonary: Treating COPD and Asthma

Peter Bigham, M.D., Cardiology: AICD’s -Therapy and Guidelines

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Cardiac Cath
Elisabeth Frails, MBS, RCIS: Radiation Exposure and Dose Monitoring

Pulmonary Rehab
Alfred Lynne Brannen II, M.D. FCCP, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Advances in COPD and Lung Cancer

Charles Pope, PA, Cardiology: Case Studies with 3-D Echo

Houman Tamaddon, M.D., Vascular Surgery & General Surgery: Medical and Surgical Management of Venous Insufficiency

Nuclear Medicine
Sammy Wilson, MS, CNMT: PET Imaging in Lung Cancer

David Clark, M.D., Cardiology and Internal Medicine: No-Drug Treatment Options for Racing Heart





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