Challenges in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Breathing, Beating, and Beyond

PHA and the NIH Clinical Center Critical Care Medicine Department (CCMD) are proud to announce a joint symposium in Bethesda, Md.

On May 19, 2017, join the PHA and NIH at the National Library of Medicine’s Lister Hill Center on the NIH Campus for the symposium: “Challenges in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Breathing, Beating, and Beyond.”

In addition to the educational content, an interactive poster session will occur. PHA and the NIH CCMD invite you to submit your work through the form below for consideration. Encore abstracts will be accepted for this meeting.

Agenda Overview

08:00 – 08:30 Poster Setup in Exhibit Area
08:30 – 08:45
Michael A. Solomon, MD
Senior Staff, Critical Care Medicine Department, CC
Senior Staff, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
08:45 – 09:45
Marc Humbert, MD, PhD
Professor of Respiratory Medicine
South Paris University, France
Chairman, The French Network on Pulmonary Hypertension
09:45 – 10:00 Living with PAH – Patient presentation

Breathing: Focus on the Lung

Moderator:
Stephen C. Mathai, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

10:00 – 10:15
Todd M. Kolb, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
10:15 – 10:30
Virginia D. Steen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
10:30 – 10:45
Michael J. Cuttica, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
10:45 – 11:15

  1. Todd M. Kolb, MD, PhD
  2. Virginia D. Steen, MD
  3. Michael J. Cuttica, MD
11:15 – 11:30 BREAK

Beating: Focus on the Heart

Moderator:
Erika Berman-Rosenzweig
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in Medicine
Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, NY

11:30 – 11:45
Ahmed M. Gharib, MD
Senior Radiologist, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Director, Biomedical and Metabolic Imaging Branch
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
11:45 – 12:00
Tim Lahm, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Catherine and Lowe Berger and Pauline L. Ford Investigator of Pulmonary Medicine
Director of Pulmonary Research
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Occupational Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
12:00 – 12:15
Anna R. Hemnes, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Pulmonary Vascular Center
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
12:15 – 12:45

  1. Ahmed M. Gharib, MD, PhD
  2. Tim Lahm, MD
  3. Anna R. Hemnes, MD

12:45 – 13:30 Lunch BREAK
13:30 – 14:30 Poster Session in Atrium

Beyond: Focus on Controversies

Moderator:
Oksana A. Shlobin, MD
Co-Director INOVA Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Inova Medical Group, Falls Church, VA

14:30 – 14:40
Ioana R. Preston, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
14:40 – 14:50
Paul M. Hassoun, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
14:50 – 14:52:30 Rebuttal: Ioana R. Preston, MD
14:52:30 – 14:55 Rebuttal: Paul M. Hassoun, MD
14:55 – 15:10

  1. Ioana R. Preston, MD
  2. Paul M. Hassoun, MD

Moderator:
Jason M. Elinoff, MD
Assistant Clinical Investigator
Critical Care Medicine Department, CC
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

15:10 – 15:20
Raymond L. Benza MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant, MCS and Pulmonary Hypertension
Allegheny Health Network
15:20 – 15:30
Jane A. Leopold, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
15:30 – 15:32:30 Rebuttal: Raymond L. Benza, MD
15:32:30 – 15:35 Rebuttal: Jane A. Leopold, MD
15:35 – 15:50

  1. Raymond L. Benza, MD
  2. Jane A. Leopold, MD

15:50 – 16:00
Michael A. Solomon, MD
Senior Staff, Critical Care Medicine Department, CC
Senior Staff, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
16:00 ADJOURN

Logistics

  • Date: May 19, 2017
  • Time: 08:00 – 16:00
  • Location: National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill Center Auditorium

Planning Committee

Christopher Barnett, MD MPH
Washington Hospital Center
Erika Berman Rosenzweig, MD
Columbia University
Nicole Cooper
PH Patient
Jason Elinoff, MD
NIH CCMD
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD
University of Michigan
Stephen Mathai, MD MHS
Johns Hopkins University
Oksana Shlobin, MD
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Michael Solomon, MD
NIH CCMD
Roham Zamanian, MD
Stanford University
 

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Submit a Poster Abstract

An interactive poster session with light refreshments will occur from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. after a brief lunch break. Please use the form below in order to submit an abstract for presentation.

Please limit the abstract to 400 words. Abstracts may represent work in progress or may have been previously submitted for presentation at a national meeting within the last year. Research abstracts should follow the following structure: Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion. Educational case reports can also be submitted. Please no submission of work already published in a Journal. Abstracts submitted to this symposium are not precluded from submission for future national presentation. Please submit abstracts by May 3, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Those selected for Poster Presentation (four feet high [122 cm] and eight feet wide [244 cm]) will be notified by May 10, 2017. For those abstracts selected for Poster Presentation, there will be a dedicated 60 minute session. No other educational programming will be scheduled during this time to encourage attendee interaction with the presenters.

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