Agenda


7:00 am    
Registration & Breakfast

7:55             Welcome | James T. Willerson, MD &  Stephanie Coulter, MD

8:05            KEYNOTE

SPRINT MIND: Beyond the Heart: Impact of Blood Pressure on Cognitive Decline & Dementia
Jeff D. Williamson, MD , MHS 
Department of Internal Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Stitch Center
Winston-Salem, NC        

Session I | Prevention Guidelines Update 2019

9:05 – 9:35
Cholesterol Guidelines: It is All About Risk—Personalized Risk Assessment, LDL & and New Risk-Enhancing Factors | Salim Virani, MD, PhD

9:35 – 10:05
Hypertension Guidelines: The New Lowdown on Blood Pressure| Addison Taylor, MD, PhD

10:05 – 10:15
Break

Session II | Treatment Guidelines Update 2019

10:15 – 10:45
Treatment of Acute STEMI in Women- The Investigation Continues | George Younis, MD

10:45 – 11:15
Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Type II Diabetes— Finally Finding the Sweet Spot | David Aguilar, MD

11:15 – 11:45
Panel Discussion | Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE

Lunch | Focused Research & Training Network

11:45 – 1:00pm
Case Presentations |David Burkland, MD & Alexander Postalian, MD

Session III | Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy

1:00 – 1:30
Hypertension in Pregnancy | Briana Costello, MD

1:30 – 2:00
Cardiomyopathies in Pregnant Women | Stephanie Coulter, MD

2:00 – 2:30
Break

Session IV | New Surgical Techniques & Updates

2:30 – 2:50
To Clip or Not to Clip: New Research on the Mitral Valve Repair Stage |   Pranav Loyalka, MD

2:50 – 3:10
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy| James Livesay, MD, FACS

3:10 – 3:30
Atrial Fibrillation & Cardiovascular Surgery | Jennifer Cozart, MD

3:30 – 3:50
Words of Wisdom from my Ticker to Yours: The Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support |  O.H. Frazier, MD

3:50 – 4:10
Panel Discussion | Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE

4:10 – 4:30      
Closing Remarks | Stephanie Coulter, MD, FACC, FASE

4:30 pm 
Adjourn

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