The first conference designated for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in Jamaica
 
Friday, February 22, 2008
Program Schedule
 
Get your Ticket (JA$4,500.00 or US$65.00) for the Saturday Night Conference Dinner & Dance Gala
Entertainment by The Bare Essentials Band
See Saturday's Schedule for detail
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Friday

February 22, 2008

8:00 a.m. -

8:30 a.m.

 

REGISTRATION

 

Friday

February 22, 2008

Second Scientific Session

 

Moderator:     

Dr. Paul Carryon (US)

Dr. Rosemarie Wright-Pascoe (JA)

8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.

 

Modern Day Management and New Treatment Options for Diabetes Mellitus

 

Dr. Adrian Vella

 Mayo Clinic

 

9:00 a.m. -9:30 a.m.

 

Diabetes Management for hospitalized patients

 

Dr. Kevin Larsen

Hennepin County Medical Center

University of Minnesota

 

9:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m.

 

Diabetes In The Young - The Jamaican Experience

 

Dr. Marshall Tulloch- Reid

University of the West Indies 

 

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

 

Curing Diabetes with Surgery

 

Dr. Paul Cunningham

State University of New York

 

10:30 a.m. -10:45 a.m.

 Panel Questions

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK

 

Friday

February 22, 2008

Third Scientific Session

 

 

Moderators

Dr. Keith Joseph (US)

Dr. Naydene Williams (JA)

Friday

February 22, 2008

Fourth Scientific Session

 

 

Moderators

Ms. Angie Rogers (US)

Dr. Sonia Copeland (JA)

Friday

February 22, 2008

Fifth Scientific Session

(Workshop)

 

Moderators

Judge LaJune Lange

Mrs. Carol Palmer

Friday

February 22, 2008

(Independent Workshop)

 

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

Epilepsy - Knowledge Attitudes and Practices in a Suburban Community 

 

Dr. Amza Ali

University of the West Indies

 

 

 

Marine Medicine

 

Dr. David Claypool

Mayo Clinic

 

Human Trafficking Workshop Session

 

Judge LaJune Lange (Retired)

International Leadership Institute

 

Mrs. Carol Palmer

Ministry of Justice

 

Mr. Brian Peterson

US Embassy

 

 

 

Review Strategies for Collaborations

Medical/Healthcare and Educational Institutions for the Development of Hospitalized and Disabled Children

 

Dr. Yvonne R.B. Banks

(Non-Credit)

 

Prof. Maureen Samms-Vaughn

Ministry of Health, Jamaica 

 

 

 

 

 

11:30 a.m. - 12 noon

 

Paraneoplastic Syndromes: Update, Diagnosis and Treatment

 

Dr. Sean Pittock

Mayo Clinic

 

 

The Sick Building Syndrome, An Update

 

Dr. Alverston Bailey

Medical Association of Jamaica

12 noon - 12:30 p.m.

 

Rehabilitation Strategies for Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Mary Wehde, PT

Mayo Clinic

 

 

The Value of Spirituality in Medicine

 

Dr. Isaac Bartley

Pasadena Gastroenterology Medical Group

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Panel Questions

Panel Questions

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

LUNCH

 

Friday

February 22, 2008

Sixth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. Dahna Batts (US)

Prof. Rainford Wilks (JA)

Friday

February 22, 2008

Seventh Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Lena Dobbs-Johnson (US)

Dr. Minerva Thame (JA)

Friday

February 22, 2008

Eighth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. Newton Gordon (US)

Dr. Derek Mitchell (JA)

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

 

Nutrition In Jamaican Sickle Cell Patients

 

Dr. Marvin Reid

University of the West Indies

 

 

Nutrition in Jamaican Children

 

Dr. Susan Walker

University of the West Indies 

 

 

New Techniques in Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

 

Dr. Luca Stocchi

Cleveland Clinic

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

 

Pregnancy in Sickle Cell Disease - The Jamaican Experience

 

Dr. Monika Asnani

 University of the West Indies

 

Infant Screening

 

Dr. Gary Hoffman

Wisconsin Newborn Screening Laboratory

 

Pancreatic Cancer - Surgical Therapy

 

Dr. Kaye M. Reid Lombardo

Mayo Clinic

 

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

 

Becoming An Adult Sickle Cell Patient (The Stress of Unexpected Survival)

 

Dr. M. Obinna Nwaneri

 Minnesota Oncology Hematology

 

 

The Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI)

 

Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell

Ministry of Health, Jamaica

 

 

Erectile Dysfunction

 

Dr. Ajay Nehra

Mayo Clinic

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

 

Massive Transfusion: The Pathophysiology of Transfusion in Trauma

 

Dr. David Mair

 University of Minnesota

North Central Red Cross 

 

Rehabilitation Outreach: Delivering Services to Disabled Children in Rural Areas

 

Dr. Mark E. Gormley, Jr.

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare

 

Contemporary Management of HIV Associated Facial Lipoatrophy-The Jamaican Perspective

 

Dr. Althea East-Innis

University of the West Indies

 

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Panel Questions

Panel Questions

Panel Questions