The Advancements in Medicine 2008 conference was the first conference
designated for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in Jamaica
Thursday February 26, 2009
Program Schedule

External Sessions in Kingston, Mandeville and Montego Bay


Scientific Session - Nine

University of the West Indies

Mona Campus

Scientific Session - Ten

Mandeville Hospital

Scientific Session - Eleven

Cornwall Regional Hospital

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Type 1 Diabetes: Can it be Cured?

Mr. Meyer Belzer

University of Colorado at Denver

Recognition and Treatment of the Acute Coronary Syndrome

Dr. Tom Tilbury

Mayo Clinic
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Hypertension, Diabetes and the Resultant Nephropathy

Dr. Anthony Langone

Vanderbilt University

Treatment of Severe Hypertension

Dr. Harold Mignott

University of Philadelphia

An Introduction to Acupuncture and Chiropractic Care

 Dr. Al Stachowski

Brookwest Chiropractic

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

 New Treatment for Kidney Disease

Dr. Gerald Schulman

Vanderbilt University

Current Status of Heart Failure Staging and Prevention

Dr. Paul Carryon

Cook County Provident Hospital

Apheresis  and Sickle Cell Treatment

Dr. David Mair

American Red Cross NCBS

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Kidney Transplant

Dr. Anthony Langone

Vanderbilt University

Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Glenroy Heywood

University of New Mexico


Dr. Whyte G. Owen

Mayo Clinic

11:30 - 1:00 p.m.


Lunch Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Networking, Workshop and Rounds with Local Physicians

Networking, Workshop and Rounds with Local Physicians



Workshop: Clinical Trial 

Mr. Allan Putman


Rounds with Local Physicians

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Depart Kingston for Ocho Rios Depart Mandeville for Ocho Rios

Emergency Asthma Management Sleep Apnea, Spirometry

Dr. Thomas Morgenthaler

Mayo Clinic

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Depart Montego Bay for Ocho Rios
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Welcome

Panel Discussion

Media and its Effect on Public Health Policy

Human Trafficking, Drugs and Violence, Smoking and Alcohol Abuse

8:30 p.m.

Dinner on the Beach

Pirates and Wrenches

Dinner and Entertainment hosted by Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort

There will be opportunities to register for the main Sessions in Ocho Rios at each of the external sites

All Presenters and Oversea Attendees leave Kingston, Mandeville and Montego Bay

for Sunset Jamaica Grande, Ocho Rios