Faculty

Faculty List

28th Annual International Congress on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Update 2019

From Intervention to Prevention

“One Ounce of Early Cardiovascular Disease Prevention is better than Pounds of Late Cure”

July 13, 2019 to July 20, 2019

Portugal and Spain

Sponsored by: The International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention [ISCVDP];

The Cardiovascular Health Assessment Center of Sarasota, The Cardiovascular Center of Sarasota Foundation for Research and Education

Lisbon Medical School, Lisbon, Portugal

In cooperation with

University of Minnesota, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Association of Black Cardiologists [ABC]

 

 

 

Faculty Members:

 

Mahfouz El Shahawy, MD, MS, FACP, FESC, FASPC, FASH, FSCCT, FAHA, FACC,

Program Director

President International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

Fellow American Society of Preventive Cardiology

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Universities of Florida and South Florida,

Golden Doctor Diploma University of Vienna Austria 2014

Past Member Board of Trustee American society of Preventive Cardiology [ASPC]

Past Member Board of Trustees Association of Black Cardiologists [ABC]

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Health Assessment Center

President, Cardiovascular Center of Sarasota

Medical Director and Founder SMH Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Center 2007 - 2010

Sarasota, Florida

 

 

 

 


 

 

Michael E. Cain, MD, FHRS, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering

Past President Heart Rhythm Society

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

 

 


 

 

Anne B. Curtis, MD, MACP, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Program Co-Director

Board Member International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

Past President Heart Rhythm Society

Past President of the Association of University of Cardiologists

Past President of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

 

 


 

 

Anthony DeMaria, MD, FACC

Program Co-Director

Vice President International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, U.C. San Diego, CA

President American College of Cardiology1989-1990

Editor in Chief of American Journal of Cardiology 2002-2014

San Diego, California

 


 

 

Andrew E. Epstein, MD, FAHA, FACC, FHRS

Professor of Medicine

Electrophysiology Section, Cardiovascular Division

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  Chief, Cardiology Section

Crescenz VA Medical Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

 


 

 

Thomas Kelly, MD, FACS

Secretary/Treasurer International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

Cardiovascular Surgeon,

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Sarasota, Florida

 


 

 

Chamberlain Obialo, MD

Professor of Medicine and Chief Nephrology Section

Morehouse School of Medicine,

Atlanta, Georgia

 

 


 

 

Elizabeth O. Ofili, MD, FACC

Program Co-Director

Board Member International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Morehouse School of Medicine

President Elect ABC Board of Trustees

Past President, Association of Black Cardiologists

Atlanta, Georgia

 

 


 

 

Marc A. Pohl, MD

Consultant Staff, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cleveland Clinic

Past Head, Section of Clinical Hypertension and Nephrology

Past Director Center for Blood Pressure Disorders

Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

 


 

 

Nanette K. Wenger, MD, MACC, MACP, FAHA

Program Co-Director

Vice President International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Emeritus

Emory University School of Medicine

President Society of Geriatric Cardiology 1994-1995

AHA Chair, Task Force, Heart Education for Women 1990-1999

Past Chief of Cardiology Grady Memorial Hospital

Consultant, Emory Heart and Vascular Center

Atlanta, Georgia

 

 


 

 

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

 

Zlatko Fras, MD, PhD, FESC

Chief of Cardiology at Ljubljana Medical School

President Slovenian Society of Cardiology

Chair Europrevent 2018

Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

 

 

 

Fausto Pinto, MD, FESC, FACC, FSCAI, FASE

 

Board Member International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP]

Professor of Medicine, Chief of Cardiology and Dean Lisbon School of Medicine,

Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

President Elect World Heart Federation (WHF)

Past President European Soc. of Cardiology (ESC)

Lisbon, Portugal