The first conference designated for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in Jamaica
 
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Program Schedule
 
Get your Ticket (JA$4,500.00 or US$65.00) for the Saturday Night Conference Dinner & Dance Gala
Keynote Speaker: Hon. Bruce Golding, Prime Minister of Jamaica
Entertainment by The Bare Essentials Band
See detail below
 
    Thursday Program Schedule   Friday Program Schedule     

 

Saturday

February 23, 2008

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

REGISTRATION

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Ninth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

 Dr. Monique Ford (US)

Dr. Paul Scott  (JA)

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

 

Coronary Atherosclerosis: Can we prevent it, reverse it or at least halt its progression

 

Dr. Thomas Tilbury

Mayo Clinic

 

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

 

Diabetes Mellitus and Coronary Artery Disease

 

Dr. Robert Frye

 Mayo Clinic

 

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

 

Infective Endocarditis Update

 

Dr. Rowlens Melduni

 Mayo Clinic

 

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

 

Management of Pulmonary Embolism

 

Dr. Raymond Shields

 Mayo Clinic

 

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

 Panel Questions

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

COFFEE BREAK

 

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Tenth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. Marshaleen Henriques Forsythe (US)

Dr. Althea East-Innis (JA)

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Eleventh Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. Eva Lewis-Fuller (JA)

Dr.  Ernest Pate (JA)

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Twelfth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. Pierre-John Holmes (US)

Dr. Trevor Murphy (JA)

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

 

SLE - The Jamaican Experience

 

Prof. Monica Smikle

University of the West Indies

 

Prof. Everard Barton

University of the West Indies 

 

 

Health Economics and Strategic Planning for Public Health

 

Dr. Amparo Gordillo

PAHO/WHO

 

 

Peptic Ulcer Disease

 

Dr. Tom Mangan

Mayo Clinic

11:30 a.m. - 12 noon

 

Collagen Vascular Disease/SLE

 

Dr Steven Ytterberg

 Mayo Clinic

 

 

The Ministry of Health Mitigation Response to Hurricane Disasters

 

Dr. Marion Bullock-Ducasse

Ministry of Health, Jamaica

 

 

Autoimmune Hepatitis

 

Dr. Lewis Roberts

Mayo Clinic

12 noon - 12:30 p.m.

 

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

 

Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler

 Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

The Emerging Challenges to Public Health and Strategies to Combat Them

 

Dr. Paul Allwood

University of Minnesota

 

 

Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH/Fatty Liver Disease)

 

Dr. Charmaine Stewart

Mayo Clinic

 

Dr. Vandana Nehra

Mayo Clinic

 

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

Panel Questions

Panel Questions

Panel Questions

12.45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

LUNCH

 

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Thirteenth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. Kevin Larsen (US)

Dr. Michael Boyne (JA)

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Fourteenth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Dr. B. Waine Kong (US)

Dr. Ladi Doonquah (JA)

Saturday

February 23, 2008

Fifteenth Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Richard Phidd (US)

Prof. Everard Barton (JA)

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

 

Management of HIV in Jamaica

 

Dr. Kevin Harvey

University of the West Indies

 

Dr. Tanya Clarke

University of the West Indies

 

 

Tropical Non Viral Infections

 

Dr. John Lindo

University of the West Indies

 

Dr. Paul Brown

University of the West Indies

 

 

Renal Failure in Jamaican Children

 

Dr. Maolynne Miller

University of the West Indies

 

Dr. Adedamola Soyibo

University of the West Indies

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

 

21st Century Management of HIV

 

Dr Zelalem Temesgen

 Mayo Clinic

 

 

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

 

Dr. Dennis L. Stevens

 VA Medical Center

Boise, ID

 

Progress of Chronic Kidney Disease and New Treatments

 

Dr. Gerald Schulman

Vanderbilt University

 

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

 

Tuberculosis, A Historical Perspective - Where are we now?

 

Dr. Mikael Tulloch - Reid

University of the West Indies

 

 

Cervical Cancer & HPV - The Local Experience

 

Prof. Horace Fletcher

University of the West Indies

 

Renal Transplant Outcomes: How Can We Prolong the Magic?

 

Dr. Anthony Langone

Vanderbilt University

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

 

Pediatric Tuberculosis

 

Dr. Stacene Maroushek

Hennepin County Medical Center

University of Minnesota

 

  

 

Spectrum Of CRP Confluent and Reticulated Popularlomatosis In Jamaica

 

Dr. Michael Fitz-Henley

University of the West Indies

 

To Err is Human; Medical errors in Medicine

 

Prof. Joseph Murphy

Mayo Clinic

3.45 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Panel Questions

Panel Questions

Panel Questions

 

The Advancements in Medicine 2008 Conference Dinner & Dance Gala

Sunset Jamaica Grande

 

Keynote Speaker: Hon. Bruce Golding

Prime Minister of Jamaica

 

Entertainment by: The Bare Essentials Band

 

Saturday, February 23, 2008

6:30 p.m. til Midnight

 

Proceeds to benefit OSDJ Medical Outreach in Jamaica

and the

Barry Wint Memorial Fund

 

For information on how to obtain tickets contact:

 

Carol Humphrey

carol.humphrey@uwimona.edu.jm

876-927-1701

 

or

Wayland Richards

osdj@aol.com

612-508-9813