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THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2008

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration OPENS

12:00 PM
Exhibition Set-Up OPENS

12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ISHIB Board of Trustees Meeting

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Abstract Poster Installation

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Ethnicity & Disease Editorial Board Meeting
Continuing Education Committee Meeting

5:00 PM
Registration CLOSES
Exhibition Set-up CLOSES

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Board and Corporate Partners Roundtable Dinner


FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2008

6:00 AM
Registration OPENS

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast Symposium

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Opening Ceremony

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Awards Ceremony

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lunch Symposium

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Plenary Session I - Translating Clinical Practice to the Community

Introduction
Lawrence YC Agodoa, MD

Hypertension, Blood Pressure, and Global Cardiovascular Risk
Thomas D. Giles, MD

Cardiometabolic Risks in African Americans
Herman A. Taylor, Jr, MD, MPH

Blue Ribbon Presentation

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ISHIB Annual Members' Meeting

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshop A - Treating the Cardiovascular Complications of Hypertension: Stroke and Kidney Disease

Introduction
Jacqueline M. Washington, MD

Racial Disparities in Vascular Access in Hemodialysis
Haimanot Wasse, MD, MPH

The Challenging Environment of Acute Stroke Treatment
Salina Waddy, MD

5:00 PM
Registration and Exhibition Hall CLOSES

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
ISHIB President's Reception & Banquet

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dinner Symposium - New Dimensions and Landmark Practice Advances in Beta-Blocker Therapy


SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2008

6:30 AM
Registration OPENS

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Run/Walk

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast Symposium

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Plenary Session II - National Disasters: Public Health Issue and The Aftermath

Introduction

Blue Ribbon Presentation - TBA

Access to Care for The Underserved WIth High Blood Pressure
Karen DeSalvo, MD

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Symposium

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Modification Workshop

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Workshop B

Introduction
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD and Myra A. Kleinpeter, MD

Surviving Stress and The Impact on Patients and Providers
TBA

Post Katrina Stress in Youth
Jerome Smith

Organizing Community Health Events
Sylvia Denson, MSN, RN

Conclusion
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD and Myra A. Kleinpeter, MD

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Abstract Poster/Exhibit Session Reception

5:00 PM
Registration CLOSES

6:30 PM
Exhibition Hall CLOSES

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dinner Symposium


SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2008

6:00 AM
Registration OPENS

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast Symposium

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Plenary Session III - Metabolic Syndrome: Obesity

Introduction
Kwame Osei, MD and Gary H. Gibbons, MD

Blue Ribbon Presentation
TBA

Cardiovascular Disease Overview: Does RAS System Influence Metabolic Syndrome
Gary H. Gibbons, MD Overview of Metabolic Syndrome, Relevance of Obesity: Race and Ethnicity
Kwame Osei, MD

Community Detection and Management of Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans: Cost - Effective Models
Shawna D. Nesbitt, MD, MD

Conclusion
Kwame Osei, MD and Gary H. Gibbons, MD

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Workshop C - Metabolic Syndrome: Diabetes

Introduction
Kwame Osei, MD

Metabolic Syndrome in African American Women Signifance of Physical Fitness
Trudy Gaillard, PhD, RN, MS, CDE

Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in African Americans: Should it be a Components of Metabolic Syndrome?
Keith C. Norris, MD

Conclusion
Kwame Osei, MD

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Exhibit Hall & Abstract Poster Session

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Hypertension Academy

Introduction and Course Objectives
John M. Flack, MD, MPH

Case Discussion #1
Shawna Nesbitt, MD

A Critique of US Hypertension Guidelines
Jackson Wright, MD

Risk Stratification, Blood Pressure Targets, and Therapeutic Strategies
George Bakris, MD

Case Discussion #2
Elijah Saunders, MD

Commonly Encountered Problems in Hypertension Therapeutics
John M. Flack, MD

Novel Strategies for Controlling Blood Pressure in Refractory Patients
Angela Brown, MD

Conclusion
John M. Flack, MD, MPH

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Exhibit Breakdown and Abstract Poster Tear Down

2:00 PM
Registration CLOSES

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