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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Muhammad Ali Center

Louisville, KY


7:30 am                  Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am                  Welcome & Introduction – Lorrel Brown, M.D. and Kendra J Grubb, M.D., M.H.A

8:35 am                  Opening Remarks – Toni Ganzel, M.D., Dean, School of Medicine, University of Louisville

8:45 am                  Opening Remarks – Ruth Brinkley, President and CEO KentuckyOne Health

9:00 am                  Key Note Speaker – Fighting the “Lady Killer”: Advancements in Heart Disease Awareness & Screening in Women

– Margo Minissian, PhDc, ACNP, CNS, AACC, FAHA, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute - CLICK HERE

9:45 am                  Break

Morning Session: Moderator Lorrel Brown, M.D.

10:00 am               Coronary Calcium Scoring:  Reduce your risk of dying on the tennis court – Henry B. Sadlo Jr., M.D., FACC


10:20 am               MINOCA-A Common Conundrum – Glenn Hirsch M.D., M.H.S., FACC


10:40 am               Transradial High Risk PCI – Rita Corum M.D. -

11:00 am               Cardiac Surgery without the Incision: Transcatheter Valve Surgery – Kendra Grubb, M.D., M.H.A.-CLICK HERE to view this presentation -

11:20 am               Cardiac Transplantation and the Total Artificial Heart – Mark Slaughter, M.D.-

11:40 am               2016 Update on Healthcare Economics – Brad Sutton-

12:00 pm              Healthy Lifestyles Breakout Sessions, Visit Booths, and Lunch 

1:00 pm             Innovators Roundtable Discussion – Where we have been, what we have seen, and predictions                                       for the future of cardiovascular care
                                  Discussants: Emma Birks M.D., Laman A Gray, M.D., Matthew Keith, M.D., Frank Pigula, M.D.                                     Moderators: Lorrel Brown, M.D., Kendra J. Grubb, M.D., M.H.A.

1:30 pm                 Break

Afternoon Session: Moderator Kendra J. Grubb, M.D., M.H.A.

1:40 pm                 Heart Disease in Women: An Imaging Perspective – Rajeev Fernando, M.D. -CLICK HERE

2:00 pm                 Stem Cell Therapy – John H Loughran Jr., M.D.

2:20 pm                 Leadless ICD – Rakesh Gopinathannair, M.D., M.A., F.H.R.S., F.A.C.C.-

2:40 pm                 CODE BLUE: Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation – Lorrel Brown, M.D.-

3:00 pm                 Renal Protective Effects of Impella During High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention – Michael Flaherty, M.D., Ph.D.

3:20 pm                 Medical Breakthroughs in the Management of Advanced Heart Failure - Andrew Lenneman, M.D.-

3:40 pm                 Mechanical Assist Devices – Todd Massey, M.D.

4:00 pm                 Cardio-Oncology: Overcoming the Cardiac Effects of Cancer Treatment – Carrie-Anne Geisberg Lenneman, M.D., MSc-

4:20 pm                 Closing Remarks and Adjourn

4:30 pm                 Adjourn and Reception to follow

Going Green 
To enhance the "green" nature of our symposium, paper materials will not be available. Copies of presentations and agendas will be available for download. To access any of the presentations simply select any of the CLICK NOW icons to be directed to that presentation!

Joint Provider Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Louisville and Jewish Hospital/KY One Health. The University of Louisville is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The University of Louisville Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 7.2 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-16-928. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

Cardiology Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Lipid Specialist

Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA School of Nursing

The 2016 Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women: 

Innovative Procedures, Devices, and State of the Art Care 

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease, hypertension, and stroke, is the number one killer of women in the United States.  Long thought to be a disease primarily affecting men, CVD kills more women than men on an annual basis.  In fact, more than 1 in 3 female adults has some form of CVD.

Although heart disease is a multifactorial, complex disorder, it is preventable.  Both patient and professional education about the prevention, recognition, and treatment of heart disease in women is essential and must be promoted across all health care disciplines encountering women in their practice.

Margo B. Minissian, PhDc, ACNP, AACC, FAHA

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this symposium the participants should be able to:
*Identify emerging controversies in cardiovascular disease and treatments
*Apply current guidelines in the medical management of heart disease in women
*Review cardiac risk factors  in women and opportunities for implementing new prevention strategies
*Describe the differences in risk, presentation, diagnosis, and treatment for women with atrial fibrillation
*Describe the trends, treatments, and intervention strategies of cardiovascular disease in women
*Cite emerging data in support of specific medical recommendations and surgical procedures in management of heart disease
*Utilize emerging novel approaches and strategies to treating heart, vascular, and valve conditions
*Understand the utilization of surgical techniques in the treatment of heart disease in women

The 3rd Annual Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women 
Innovative Procedures, Devices, and State of the Art Care 

​Saturday, June 25, 2016

Muhammad Ali Center 

144 North 6th Street

Louisville, KY 40202

Please join us for the 3rd annual Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women:  Innovative Procedures, Devices, and State of the Art Care. A one-day conference to discuss new technology, and recent breakthroughs in the management of Heart Disease with an emphasis on Heart Disease in Women.  

Topics include:

  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac imaging and diagnostics
  • Therapeutic dilemmas in cardiovascular management in women 

The conference will provide expert perspectives as to the best management of heart disease in women and provide an opportunity for audience interaction.  The conference is designed to provide physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals with the most cutting edge information pertaining to the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in women.​