Chairpersons: Drs. Debasish Roychoudhury, Navin C. Nanda and Vibhuti Singh
6:15 – 7:00 p.m. Registration and Reception
7:00 – 7:20 p.m. Prevalence of coronary heart disease and associated risk factors in Asian Indians living in the USA
– Navin C. Nanda, M.D
7:20 – 7:40 p.m. Newer modality for the treatment of hyponatremic heart failure.
Dr. Debasish Roychoudhury
7:40 – 8:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Questions from the Audience.
Srinivas Murali, M.D. (Chairperson), Naranjan Dhalla, M.D.,(Co-chair person), Kul Aggarwal, M.D. Hanumanth Reddy, M.D., Rakesh Sharma, M.D., Vibhuti Singh, M.D.
8:00 – 8:05 pm International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (North American Section),
Dr. Naranjan S. Dhalla, Executive Director
8:05 – 8:20 pm Young Investigator Presentations and Awards
8:20 – 8:25 pm AACIO Honoree Presentation
8:25 pm Dinner (Indian Cuisine)
Navin C. Nanda, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director, Heart Station/Echocardiography Laborato¬ries, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. Director, Echocardiography Laboratories, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, Birmingham, AL
Debasish Roychoudhury, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
Kul Aggarwal, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Missouri and Chief, Cardiology Section, Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital, Columbia, MO
Srinivas Murali, MD, Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine and Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Medical Director, Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Hanumanth K. Reddy, MD, Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Rakesh Sharma, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Medical Center of South Arkansas, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, El Dorado, AR
Vibhuti Singh, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine and Director, Division of Cardiology, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg, Florida and Past President, Florida Association of Physicians from India
We would like to acknowledge support from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.