Legislator in the Lab Agenda

June 17-18, 2010
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

This Legislator in the Lab Meeting will provide an opportunity to learn about cardiovascular disease from medical professionals in a clinical environment. Additionally, medical professionals will address cardiovascular disease health disparities.

Thursday | Friday

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Welcome and Introductions

  • Warren Chapman -Vice Chancellor for External Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Illinois State Senator Donne Trotter
  • Illinois State Representative Thomas Holbrook

Overview of College of Medicine Tripartite Mission of Educational, Research, and Public Service

  • Larry Tobacman, MD -Senior Associate Dean for Research; Professor of Medicine & Physiology and Biophysics; Director, Medical Scientist Training Program

Overview of Cardiology Program at UIC

  • Samuel Dudley, MD, PhD -Professor of Medicine & Physiology; Cardiology Section Chief, Department of Medicine; Co-Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research

Overview of Lung and Vascular Biology Research Program at UIC

  • John Christman, MD -Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology; Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Section Chief, Department of Medicine

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

  • Norman Lieska, PhD -Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology; Course Director, College of Medicine Medical Gross Anatomy

Epidemiology, Early Detection, and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

  • George Kondos, MD -Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Chief, Clinical Cardiology Service

Physical Diagnosis with Harvey, a Cardiology Patient Simulator (CPS)

  • George Kondos, MD -Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Chief, Clinical Cardiology Service

Looking at the Heart in a New Way (Advanced Cardiac Imaging)

  • Afshin Farzaneh-Far, MD, PhD -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Tour of the CCTS Clinical Research Center

  • Julie Hoff, PhD, RN -Director of Clinical Research Operations, Center for Clinical & Translational Science; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Health Science; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Lunch and Dialogue with the Dean

  • Joseph Flaherty, MD -Dean, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Health Disparities

  • Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD -Associate Professor, School of Public Health Division of Health Policy and Administration; Co-Director of UIC Center for Population Health and Health Disparities

Women and Heart Disease

  • Joan Briller, MD -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Director of UIC Women’s Health Program; Director of Treadmill Exercise Laboratory

“Breathing in America, Diseases, Progress and Hope”

  • Dean Schraufnagel, MD - Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology; Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy; President of the American Thoracic Society

Tour of the Graham Clinical Performance Center

  • Martin Hurm, MFA -Associate Director, Graham Clinical Performance Center

Exam of Standardized Patient Presenting with Heart Failure

  • Thomas Stamos, MD -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Director of the UIC Heart Failure Program and the Outpatient Heart Center

Hands on in the Catheterization Lab

  • Adhir Shroff, MD, MPH -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Director, Cardiac Catheterization Service
  • Mladen Vidovich, MD -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Director, Chest Pain Center at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

MRI Tour

  • Afshin Farzaneh-Far, MD, PhD -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology; Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Cardiac Surgery of the Future

  • Malek Massad, MD -Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program; Director, Heart and Lung Transplant Programs

Friday, June 18, 2010

Translational Medicine at UIC

  • Samuel Dudley, MD, PhD -Professor of Medicine & Physiology; Cardiology Section Chief, Department of Medicine; Co-Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research

Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease

  • David Geenen, PhD -Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology
  • Tohru Fukai, PhD -Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Medicine Section of Cardiology

Educational Programs in Patient Safety and Urban Medicine

  • David Mayer, MD -Associate Dean for Curriculum, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine; Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Personalized Medicine

  • Joe Garcia, MD -Vice Chancellor for Research; Professor, Department of Medicine Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Common and Treatable Cardiovascular Risk Factor

  • Bharati Prasad, MD -Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine; Associate Director of the UIC Sleep Science Center

Pulmonary Vascular Disease in Hereditary Sickle Cell Disease

  • Roberto Machado, MD -Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology

Therapeutic Infusion

  • Todd Lee, PharmD, PhD -Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice; Associate Director, Center for Pharmacoeconimc Research

Health Fair: Risk Factor Screening Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

  • Heart Center Staff

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