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SHAPE to Conduct Annual Symposium on Primary Prevention of Heart Attack and Stroke in Asymptomatic Populations at American Heart Association Meeting

 

The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) announces its annual scientific conference on heart attack and stroke prevention to be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Dallas, TX.

September 10, 2013 HOUSTON, TX - The latest in its ongoing series of scientific meetings on preventive cardiology through screening, early detection and treatment of atherosclerosis, the symposium includes many of the most recognized investigators, clinicians and academicians in the field.

Those presenting and moderating include Dr. PK Shah, Cedars Sinai Medical Center; Dr. Valentin Fuster, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Dr. Lawrence Fine, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Dr. Taseem Naqvi,Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale; Dr. Daniel Berman, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Dr. Harvey Hecht, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Dr. Jay Cohn, University of Minnesota Cardiology Division and Dr. Morteza Naghavi, SHAPE founder and chair of the SHAPE Guidelines Task Force. For more information please visit go to the Society's website:http://www.shapesociety.org.

 


 

Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease:

Noninvasive Screening - Polypill Therapy - Vaccination 

 

Saturday, November 16, 2013

From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Adolphus Hotel, 1321 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75202

 

AGENDA

2:00 PM

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Morteza Naghavi, M.D., Founder of SHAPE and Executive Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force

 

 

 

2:10 PM

 

Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease From Screening to Vaccination for Atherosclerosis
PK Shah, M.D., Chief of SHAPE Task Force Scientific Advisory Board; Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Cardiology, and Director, Oppenheimer Atherosclerosis Research Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

2:30 PM

 

Update on Noninvasive Imaging of Atherosclerosis and Prophylactic Polypill Therapy in High Risk Population
Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Professor, Richard Gorlin, MD and Heart Research Foundation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

 

 

2:50 PM

 

National Institutes of Health’s Initiatives on Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease - Future Directions
Lawrence J. Fine, M.D., Branch Chief, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch,Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD

 

 

 

3:10 PM

 

Q&A with Speakers and Discussion Panel
Topic: Primary Prevention of CVD and the Affordable Care Act

 

 

 

 

DISCUSSION PANEL


Moderator:

 

Harvey S. Hecht, M.D.
Associate Director of Cardiovascular Imaging, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York; Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

 

 

 

 


Participants:

 

Daniel S. Berman, M.D.
Chief of Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology; Medical Director of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program; Professor of Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

 

 

Jay N. Cohn, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Director, Rasmussen Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, University of Minnesota, Cardiology Division, Minneapolis, MN

 

 

 

 

 

Tasneem Naqvi, M.D.
Director Echocardiography; Senior Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

 

 

 



Invited Faculty:


Arthur Agatston, M.D., Dan Arking, Ph.D., Juan J. Badimon, Ph.D., Raymond D. Bahr, MD,
Daniel Berman, M.D., Roger Blumenthal, M.D. Matthew Budoff, M.D., Jay N. Cohn, M.D., Michael Davidson, M.D., James E. Ehrlich, M.D., Raimund Erbel, M.D., Erling Falk, M.D., Ph.D., Zahi A. Fayad, Ph.D., Sergio Fazio, M.D., Ph.D., Steve Feinstein, M.D., Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., Craig J. Hartley, Ph.D., Harvey S. Hecht, M.D., Howard Hodis, M.D., Ioannis A. Kakadiaris, Ph.D. , Sanjay Kaul, M.D., M.P.H., Asher Kimchi, MD, Wolfgang Koenig, M.D., Ph.D., Iftikhar J. Kullo, M.D., Daniel Lane, M.D., Ph.D., Roxana Mehran, M.D., Ralph Metcalfe, Ph.D., Morteza Naghavi, M.D., Tasneem Naqvi, M.D., Jagat Narula, M.D., Khurram Nasir, M.D., M.P.H., Paolo Raggi, M.D., George P. Rodgers, M.D., James HF Rudd, Ph.D., John A. Rumberger, Ph.D., M.D., Robert S. Schwartz, M.D., PK Shah, M.D., Leslee J. Shaw, Ph.D., Henrik Sillesen, M.D., D.MSc., J. David Spence, M.D., H. Robert Superko, M.D., Allen Taylor, M.D., PJ Touboul, M.D.

 

For more information please visit the Society's website: www.shapesociety.org

 

 

To register, click here:  or call 713-529-4484 or simply reply with "RSVP" we will contact you for confirmation.
 


If you are attending the AHA meeting, please stop by our booth #514.

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the event.

 

Sincerely,

 


 

 

Richard Hellner

Chief Executive Officer

Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE)
 

Tel: 713-529-4484

 

 

 

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