The Advancements in Medicine 2009 conference is designated
23.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  by the Minnesota Medical Association
Saturday February 28, 2009
Program Schedule


Sunset Jamaica Grande, Ocho Rios
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.



Scientific Session - Seventeen


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.


Dr. Amza Ali

Andrews Memorial Hospital

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. B. Mark Keegan

Mayo Clinic

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Movement Disorder

Dr. Keith Josephs

Mayo Clinic

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Panel Questions
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break


Scientific Session - Eighteen


10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Cervical Cancer

Dr. Karen Godette

Emory University

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Lung Cancer in Jamaica

Dr. Paul Scott

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of the West Indies

11:30 - 12:00 noon

Breast Cancer

Dr. Charles Loprinzi

Mayo Clinic

12 Noon- 12:30 p.m.

Prostate Cancer

Dr. R. Jeffery Karnes

Mayo Clinic

12:30 - 12:45 p.m. Panel Questions
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.



Scientific Session - Nineteen


Scientific Session - Twenty

Trauma & Emergency Medicine

Scientific Session - Twenty One

Public Health

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Laparoscopic Intestinal Resections

Dr. Glenroy Heywood

University of New Mexico

Emergency Communication During Public Health Disaster

Dr. Dahna Batts

Center for Disease Control

Health Tourism Development : Practical Policy and Implementation Strategies

Dr. Jacqueline Watson

Health Concepts International, LLC

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Keyhole Gall-Bladder Surgery

Dr. Clive Thomas

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of the West Indies


Emergency Management of Comatose Patients

Dr. Joseph Lobl

Mayo Clinic

The Crisis of Human Resources in the Healthcare Industry

Dr. Felix Rigoli

Pan-American Health Organization

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Treating Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Dr. Glenroy Heywood

University of New Mexico

Emergency and Sports Medicine

Dr. Paula Dawson

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of the West Indies

Information Technology in Healthcare

Dr. Kevin Larsen

Hennepin County Medical Center

3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Panel Questions Panel Questions Panel Questions
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Domestic Violence &

Emerging Challenge of Youth Violence Healthcare

Dr. Aggrey Ions

University of the West Indies

6:30 - Midnight

Conference Dinner & Dance Gala


Keynote Speaker: Professor Rex Nettleford, OM

Chair, The Jamaican Diaspora Foundation


Entertainment: Bob Clarke, Irie FM Radio


Request will be made for Contribution to the Barry Wint Memorial Fund