News Release: Emory Healthcare , School of Medicine

Feb. 16,  2010

Emory Hosts Public Seminar to Address Common Heart Problem

Emory Healthcare's Center for Health Failure Therapy and Transplantation is holding a seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 17 to address the management of heart failure and related conditions. Physician and staff presenters at the 3rd Annual Heart Failure Patient Education Conference will cover topics ranging from medications to diet. Members of the public are invited to attend and participate in a Q&A session with expert panelists.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Emory University Hospital located at 1364 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, Ga., 30322, 2nd floor auditorium. Admission is free. Free valet and visitor deck parking is available.

Presenters Include:

  • Andrew L. Smith, MD, Bahgat/Smith Endowed Chair in Heart Failure Therapy, Associate Professor of Medicine: Medical Director, Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
  • S. Raja Laskar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine: Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
  • Dan Sorescu, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine: Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
  • Rita Mehlan, RN, MN, NP, Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
  • Jerilyn Steinberg, RN, BSN, Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
  • Andrea Hitchcock, RN, BSN, Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy and Transplantation
  • Carolyn Brown, RN, MN, CCRN, CNS, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiology, Emory University Hospital

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