AACIO Fall Meeting NOV 2013

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.
Dallas Convention Center Theater Complex
1309 Canton Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Rooms T312 and T313

17 Nov 2013

American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin

Texas Indo-American Physicians Society (TIPS), North East Chapter
and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Symposium Directors: Drs. Navin C. Nanda and Kul Aggarwal

6:25 – 6:30 p.m. Introduction. Drs. Kul Aggarwal and Navin C. Nanda

6:30 – 6:50 p.m. Newer anticoagulants in the management of atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention. Dr. Sanjeev Saksena

6:50 – 7:10 p.m. Emerging therapies in dyslipidemia management, beyond statins. Dr. Amit Khera

7:10 – 7:25 p.m. Choice of anti-platelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes. Dr. Navin C. Nanda

7:25 – 7:35 p.m. Discussion and Questions from the Audience

7:35 – 7:50 p.m. AACIO Honorees and Young Investigator Awards

7:50 p.m. Dinner (Indian Cuisine) followed by entertainment by Kashish Band 


Kul Aggarwal, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Missouri and Chief, Cardiology Section, Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital, Columbia, Missouri

Amit Khera, MD, Associate Professor, Director, Preventive Cardiology Program, Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship and Dallas Heart Ball Chair in Hypertension and Heart Disease, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Texas

Navin C. Nanda, MD, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Senior Scientist, Minority Health and Research Center and UAB Center for Aging, and UAB Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. 

Sanjeev Saksena MD FHRS FACC FESC FAHA FRSM, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rutgers-RWJ Medical School Medical Director, Piscataway, New Jersey, Electrophysiology Research Foundation, Warren, New Jersey
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology