Conversations with the Masters of Cardiology - Cardiovascular Care & Technology in Low Resource Environments is organized by Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) and will be held from Jan 18 - 20, 2019 at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, St. Andrew, Jamaica.
HIC and ABC are continuing to work together on shared initiatives that promote the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. This conference is one such initiative which will attract 150-200 speakers and attendees comprising of various healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, technicians, medical students etc.), many of whom will be representing prestigious international institutions, including The University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, John Hopkins University, Harvard Medical School, to name a few.
Walter Clair, MD, Executive Medical Director, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular institute, Associate Professor of Medicine
Javed Butler, MBBS, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Professor, Department of Medicine
Mark Edward Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, William Osler Professor of Medicine
Ola Akinboboye MD,Chairman Cardiovascular Diseases Section American, Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. NY., International Governor, American College of Cardiology for Sub-Sahara Africa
Victor A. Ferrari, MD, Chair, Cardiac Imaging Section American College of Cardiology, Director, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Penn Cardiovascular Institute, Professor of Medicine in Radiology, Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Michael S. Parmacek, M.D., Chair, Department of Medicine ,University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Frank Wister Thomas Professor of Medicine, Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MHP, Director and Senior Associate Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Clinical Research Center and Clinical and Translation Research
Thomas P. Cappola, MD, ScM, Chief, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Herbert C. Rorer Professor of Medical Sciences
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD FACC ,FAHA, Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute
David G. Harrison, M.D, Chief, Medical Director, Best Doctors of America
Karol Watson, MD, PhD,John Mazziotta, M.D., Ph.D. Term Chair in Medicine. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,Professor of Medicine/Cardiology,Co-director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology, Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program
Glen N. Gaulton, Ph.D., Vice Dean and Director of the Center for Global Health, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Professor Of Pathology And Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.