AACIO Spring Dinner meeting Mar 2012

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown/Lakefront
511 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 312-836-5900

Room: Chicago River Ballroom

25 Mar 2012
Event Time: 6:00-9:30 pm

Joint American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin and American College of Cardiology  In co-operation with Indian American Medical Association, Illinois.

Sunday, March, 25, 2012

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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

Registration is Complimentary.  RSVP to Lindy Chapman, phone: 205-934-8256; e-mail: lindyc@uab.edu


6:00 – 6:25 p.m. Registration
6:25 – 7:10 p.m. Minding the Gap in Atrial Fibrillation
Moderators:  Drs. Kul Aggarwal , Navin C. Nanda, Debasish Roychoudhury and Henry A. Solomon
6:25 – 6:35 Case study – Dr. John S. Strobel
6:35 – 6:45 Case Study- Dr. John U. Doherty
6:45 – 6:55 Case Study – Dr. Sanjeev Saksena
6:55---7:10 Discussion and Questions from the Audience
7:10 – 7:30 p.m. Role of galectin-3 in heart failure – Dr. Peter A. McCullough
7:30 – 7:40 p.m.  Discussion and Questions from the Audience
   Snacks and cocktails will be served at the tables during the Scientific Program
7:40 – 7:45 p.m. Remarks  by Greg Behar and Peter Gardiner
7.45 - 8:00 p.m.  AACIO Honorees and Young Investigator Awards Posters
8:00 – 9:30 p.m. Dinner (Indian Cuisine catered by Gaylord India Restaurant)
                           Dr. Rajat Sanyal 
                           Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Foundation – 5 minutes
9:30 p.m.  Adjournment


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

John U. Doherty
MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvani

Peter A. McCullough
MD, MPH, FACC, FACP Chief Academic and Scientific Officer, St. John Providence Health System, Novi, Michigan

Navin C. Nanda
MD, FACC, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and Director, Heart Station/Echocardiography Laboratories, Senior Scientist, Minority Health and Research Center and UAB Center for Aging, University of
Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.  Director, Echocardiography Laboratories, The Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, Birmingham, Alabama

Debasish Roychoudhury
MD, FACC, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York

Sanjeev Saksena
MD, FACC, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine and Medical Director, Electrophysiology Research Foundation, Newark, New Jersey

Henry A. Solomon
MD, FACP, FACC, Senior Medical Advisor and Chair, Professional and Corporate Consortium American College of Cardiology, Washington, D.C. and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine/Cardiology , Weill Cornell Medical College Cornell University, New York, New York

John S. Strobel
MD, FACC, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Premier Healthcare, LLC (formerly IMA, Inc), Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Indiana University and President, American College of Cardiology, Indiana Chapter, Indianapolis, Indiana