Agenda & Handouts







Sharing Prevention Innovations in Cardio-Vascular Disease

Friday, February 2, 2018 • Hampton Inn & Suites at the University of Missouri, Columbia

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  • 8:00
    Registration and Networking
    Introduction of Dr. Randall Williams- Kris Kummerfeld, MHA, Coordinator, MO Million Hearts
  • 8:30
    Welcome – Randall W. Williams, MD, FACOG, Director, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Jerry D. Kennett MD, MACC, Master of Ceremonies
  • 8:40
    Introduction of Dr. Janet Wright – Jerry D. Kennett MD, MACC
  • 8:45
    Million Hearts 2022: Missouri Leads the Way to Better CV Health & Care  Janet Wright, MD, FACC,Executive Director National Million Hearts, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • 9:50
    Introduction of Dr. David Barbe – Jerry Kennett, MD, MACC
  • 10:00
    American Medical Association Update on Chronic Disease Prevention and Management – David Barbe, MD, MHA President, American Medical Association
  • 11:00
    Poster and Exhibitor Break 
  • 11:30
    Introduction of Dr. Willie Lawrence – Tru-Kechia Smith
  • 11:35
    The American Heart Association 2017 Hypertension Guidelines: The Impact on Disparities in Burden and Management
    Willie E. Lawrence Jr., MD, FAHA, FACC, Chief of Cardiology at Research Medical Center


  • 2:45
    Poster and Exhibitor Break 
  • 3:30
    Concurrent Session 2:

    • 2.1- Cardiovascular Health & Women: Prevention Control Strategies – Mary Dohrmann, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • 2.2- Hypertension in Women: What Are The Implications of the New Hypertension Guidelines?
      Angela L. Brown MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
    • 2.3- Hypertension Control: What does the Latest Research Show?
      Anand Chockalingam, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • 2.4- Excellence in the ABCs of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention: A Community Perspective
      Verna Laboy, Health Educator, Columbia/Boone County Department of Health and Human Services;
      Laura McCulloch, MPH,CHES, Health Educator, Columbia/Boone County Department of Health and Human Services;
      Heather Parker, Community Outreach, Springfield-Greene County Health Department
  • 4:40
    Concluding Remarks – Jerry D. Kennett MD

Conference Programdownloadable pdf file