2004 Forum Schedule

  Forum Schedule

Wednesday, March 31, 2004: Poster set up, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm, Centre @ Millennium Park Ballroom

Thursday, April 1, 2004:

6:00 AM - 8:00 AM:         Poster Set up, Ballroom 

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM:       Poster Judging, Ballroom 

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM:         Poster Viewing, Ballroom

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM:       Oral Presentation Session, Roan Mountain Room 137a (see below for the schedule)

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM:     Lunch, Lounge area outside Room 137a

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM:       Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg, Room 137a, Sponsored by Yasoo Health, Inc.

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM:         Awards Presentation, Roan Mountain Room 137a

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM:         Reception, Lounge area outside Ballroom

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM:         Poster take down

Oral presentations

9:30 – 9:45         Anil K. Goli, Syndrome X: a bit of a mystery.

9:45 – 10:00      Mustafa Saad Staphylococcus epidermids --A potential reservoir for antibiotic resistance in S. aureus.                         

10:00 – 10:15    Kais Albalbissi,   Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors may decrease the risk of developing right ventricular dysfunction in patients with acute pulmonary embolism.           

10:15 – 10:30    Said Iskandar , Hepatitis C and Dilated Cardiomyopathy.                         

10:30 – 10:45   Panos Kougias, Simultaneous carotid edartectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting; Results in Specific Patient. Groups                         

10:45 – 11:00   Omar Aljitawi,   Colorectal cancer in elderly: Pattern of care study.                        

11:00 – 11:15   Sanjay Singh,  Discovery of a C-reactive protein mutant that does not bind to low-density lipoprotein.
                           

11:15 – 11:30     Michael Puruckherr,  Comparison of  CT-SCAN, SPECT and biopsy results in evaluation of pulmonary nodules.