AACIO Fall meeting Nov 2011

Embassy Suites Orlando International Drive
8978 International Drive
Orlando, Florida
Regency Ballroom
(407) 352-1400

13 Nov 2011
6:00-10:00 pm

Program Director: Navin C. Nanda, MD 
Co-Director: Kul Aggarwal, MD.

Program Agenda:

Sunday, November 13, 2011
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. CME Program. Chairpersons: Drs. Navin C. Nanda, Kul Aggarwal and Debasish
Roychoudhury and Vibhuti Singh
7:00 – 7:10 p.m. What Do We Know About Familial Hypercholesterolemia – Amit Khera, M.D.
7:10 – 8:15 p.m. Case Studies: Drs. Aryan Aiyer, Carl E. Orringer, Keith Ferdinand, W. Virgil Brown,
Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan. Each panelist will present and discuss one pertinent case
with special reference to ethnic population.
8:15 – 8:30 p.m. Discussion and Questions from the Audience
8:30 – 8:40 p.m. AACIO Honorees and Young Investigator Awards Posters of the Young Investigator Awardees
will be available for viewing prior to the beginning of the CME Program
8:45 – 10:00 p.m. Dinner (Indian Cuisine)
8:45 – 9:05 p.m. Dinner Speaker – Dyslipidemia in Asian Indians – Dr. Salim Yusuf
10:00 p.m. Adjournment


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

Aryan Aiyer, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh of Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Virgil Brown, MD, Charles Howard Candler Professor Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Keith Ferdinand, MD, Science Officer, Association of Black Cardiologists and Director of Clinical Research, Atlanta,

Georgia; Atlanta Vascular Research Foundation/Atlanta Clinical Research Center, Tucker, Georgia

Amit Khera, MD, Assistant Professor, Director, PreventiveCardiology Program and Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 

Navin C. Nanda, MD, 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

Carl E. Orringer, MD,
Harrington McLaughlin Chair in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School ofMedicine, Cleveland, Ohio

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

Vibhuti Singh, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Krishnaswami Vijayaraghavan, MD, Medical Director, CV Research, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, Arizona;Professor of Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona; Director, Heart Failure, Scottsdale Cardiovascular Center, Scottsdale, Arizona and Governor, ACC Arizona.

Salim Yusuf, MD, DPhil, Professor of Medicine and Executive Director, Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences; Vice President Research Hamilton Health Sciences and Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario/Marion W. Burke Chair in Cardiovascular Disease