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The 1st Annual Cardiovascular Symposium

Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Research Foundation and Education Trust is proud to have put on: "The Inagural Cardiovascular Symposium"

Thank you to our 2015 Speakers:

Aseem Vashist, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI, FASNC Assistant Professor of Medicine | University of Connecticut School of Medicine The Pat & Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center “Redefining Institutional Approach to Myocardial Infarction: What Distinguishes Top Performing Hospitals”

Aniruddha Singh, MD

Director of Preventative Cardiology & Vascular Medicine

Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates

"Lipid-Altering Therapy: A New Paradigm"

Jacqueline Dawson Dowe, MD, FACC Director of Heart Failure | Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates Vice President | WKHL Research Foundation and Education Trust "Women and Coronary Artery Disease"

Muhammad Shoaib Akbar, MD, FACC

Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology | Associate Director of Interventional Cardiology

Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates

"Cardiac Nuclear Stress Test Stratification & Perioperative Medical Management for High Risk Cases"

Andrew J. Lenneman, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine | Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Louisville

"Identifying Stage D Heart Failure: When to Refer for Advanced Therapies"

Mark S. Slaughter, MD

Professor and Chair | Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

University of Louisville

"Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs): Current Outcomes and Future Directions"

J. Shaun Smith, DO

Assistant Professor of Medicine | Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program

University of Louisville Health Care

"Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension"

Farooq Cheema, MD

Associate Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates

"Overview of Sleep Apnea"

James Slater, MD, FSCAI

Robert and Marc Bell Professor of Cardiology | Director, Cardiac Cath Lab

NYU Langone Medical Center “The TAVR Revolution”

Tarek Helmy, MD, FACC, FSCAI Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology | Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio “Acute Coronary Syndrome”

Mohammad Abdul Waheed, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Director of Interventional Cardiology

Associate Director of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant

Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates

"Beyond Angiography-Physiological Estimation of Coronary Stenosis"

Bruce Gray, DO

Professor of Surgery - Vascular Medicine | USCOM - Greenville

Director of Endovascular Services | Greenville Health System

"Non Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease in Patients Under 30 Years of Age

Don Brown, DO, FACOS, FACS

Vascular Surgeon | Director of Medical Education

The Medical Center at Bowling Green

"Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections - An Update on Screening and Treatment

Arvindh Kanangasusram, MD

Electrophysiologist | Assistant Professor of Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Jeffrey Brumfield, MD, FACP, FACC, FHRS

Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology | Western Kentucky Heart and Lung Associates

"Cardiac Device Lead Extraction: Indications and Techniques"

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