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Gregory L. Hall, MD
This session will provide an overview of the best practices in the treatment of cardiovascular problems in African Americans with a focus on hypertension, heart failure, stroke, vascular disease, arrhythmias, and thrombosis. Overarching trends in salt sensitivity, smoking, and medication adherence will also be reviewed, as well as opportunities to positively impact behavior.
Dr. Hall is a Primary Care Physician and an expert in Black American Health and Healthcare. He is the former chair of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Director of the National Center for African American Health, Research, Education and Policy at Cleveland State University, and Author of “Patient-Centered Clinical Care for African Americans: A Concise, Evidence-Based Guide to Important Differences and Better Outcomes”.
Associate Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH; Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH; Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH; Director, Center for African American Health, Research, Education & Policy, Cleveland, OH
Ted Okerson, MD, FACP, FACE
•Describing the risk spectrum across the spectrum of CAD
•The role of platelets across the spectrum of CAD
•The role of antiplatelets in patients with CAD at high risk of CV events, ACS and patients with a history of MI
Sponsored by AstraZeneca