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Friday, May 19, 2017

7:30-8:55 am  Keynote Diamond Breakfast Lecture
CAVI (Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index) in Risk Prediction with Evidence from Longitudinal Studies
Raymond R. Townsend, MD
University of Pennsylvania
The Breakfast and Keynote Lecture is sponsored by Fukuda Denshi 

8:55 am Opening Remarks

9:00-9:40 am Opening Plenary
History of the Study of Arterial Stiffness
John Cockcroft, MD
University of Wales College of Medicine

9:40-11:00 am Controversies and Methodologies in Blood
Pressure and Arterial Stiffness

Controversies in Protocols for Arterial Stiffness
Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota

Controversies in Clinic Measurement of Blood Pressure
Martin Myers, MD, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Static versus Ambulatory Central Pressure
Julio A. Chirinos, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Measurement & Interpretation of Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Adults vs. Pediatrics
Elaine M. Urbina, MD, MS, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

11:00-11:30 am Coffee Break, Poster Session, Vendor Demonstrations

11:30 am-12:30 pm Sleep and Cardiovascular Risk

Dipping
William B. White, MD, University of Connecticut 

Sleep Apnea and Vascular Risk
Julio A. Chirinos, MD, PhD

Sleep Quality/Quantity and Cardiovascular Risk
Speaker to be Announced

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch, Poster Session, Vendor Demonstrations

1:30-3:00 pm The Brain

Methodology of Cerebrovascular Function and/or Blood Flow
Oliver Wieben, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Blood Pressure or Blood Pressure Variability in the Brain                
Gary F. Mitchell, MD, Cardiovascular Engineering, Inc.

Vascular Function in the Brain
Timothy Hughes, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine 

Effect of Physical Activity and Exercise on Cognitive Function
Michelle W. Voss, PhD, University of Iowa

Panel Discussion

3:00-4:30 pm Refreshment Break, Vendor Demonstrations, Poster Viewing

4:30-5:45 pm Oral Presentations - Session I

5:45-6:40 pm DEBATE 2017: The Cardiovascular Risk of White-Coat Hypertension: Does it Really Exist?

Pro: Elaine M. Urbina, MD, MS, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical  Center
Con: Stanley S. Franklin, MD, University of California, Irvine

6:45-7:15 pm Pre-Dinner Reception

7:15-8:30 pm Keynote Diamond Dinner Lecture

    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    7:00-8:25 am  Keynote Diamond Breakfast Lecture

    8:25-9:25 am NAA & LATAM Artery
    Co-Sponsored Symposium

    Environment and Blood Pressure

      Moderator: Julio A. Chirinos, MD, PhD

    Hemodynamics in Hypertension
    Pedro Forcada, MD,PhD, Argentina
    President, LATAM Artery

    Sodium Intake and Hypertension
    Luis María Pupi, MD, Argentina

    LATAM Artery Update and Future Collaborations with NAA
    Pedro Forcada, MD,PhD and Julio A. Chirinos, MD, PhD

    9:25-10:25 am Autonomic Regulation of Vascular Function

    Sympathetic Regulation of Endothelial Function
    Italo O. Biaggioni, MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Sympathetic Regulation of Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflection
    Gary L. Pierce, PhD, University of Iowa

    Sympathetic Regulation of Blood Pressure
    Paul J. Fadel, PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

    10:25-11:25 am        Coffee Break, Poster Session, Vendor
    Demonstrations 

    11:25am-12:55pm Health Disparities and Cardiovascular Risk

    Disparities in Cardiovascular Risk
    Keith C Ferdinand, MD, Tulane University School of Medicine 

    Disparities in Response to Treatment
    Jackson T. Wright, Jr., MD, PhD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 

    Disparities in Response to Exercise
    Kevin Heffernan, PhD, Syracuse University

    Disparities in Blood Pressure Response to Stress
    Bruce Alpert, MD, University of Tennessee

    Panel Discussion

    12:55-2:05 pm Lunch, Poster Session, Vendor
    Demonstrations

    2:05-3:20 pm Oral Presentations - Session II

    3:20-4:00 pm Closing Plenary Lecture
    The Future Directions ad Assessment of Blood Pressure and Vascular Parameters
    Kennedy Cruickshank, MD, King's College London
    President, Association for Research into Arterial Structure and Physiology (ARTERY)

    4:00-4:10 pm       Best Abstract and Young Investigator 
    Award Presentations

    4:10-4:25 pm Concluding Remarks and
    Introduction of New NAA Officers


    2017 Faculty

    Bruce Alpert, MD
    University of Tennessee
    Memphis, TN

    Italo O. Biaggioni, MD
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Nashville, TN

    Julio A. Chirinos, MD, PhD
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA

    John Cockcroft, MD
    University of Wales College of Medicine
    Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

    Kennedy Cruickshank, MD
    King’s College/ King’s Health Partners
    President, Association for Research into Arterial Structure and Physiology (ARTERY)
    London, United Kingdom

    Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN

    Paul J. Fadel, PhD
    University of Texas at Arlington
    Arlington, TX

    Keith C Ferdinand, MD
    Tulane University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA

    Pedro Forcada, MD
    Buenos Aires University
    President, LATAM Artery

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Stanley S. Franklin, MD
    University of California, Irvine

    Irvine, CA

    Kevin Heffernan, PhD
    Syracuse University
    Syracuse, NY

    2017 Faculty

    Timothy Hughes, PhD
    Wake Forest School of Medicine
    Winston-Salem, NC

    Gary F. Mitchell, MD
    Cardiovascular Engineering Inc.
    Norwood, MA

    Martin Myers, MD
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Gary L. Pierce, PhD
    University of Iowa
    Iowa City, IA

    Luis María Pupi, MD
    Clinica del Sol
    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Raymond R. Townsend, MD
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA

    Elaine M. Urbina, MD, MS
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Cincinnati, OH

    Michelle W. Voss, PhD
    University of Iowa
    Iowa City, IA

    William B. White, MD
    University of Connecticut
    Farmington, CT

    Oliver Wieben, PhD
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, WI

    Jackson T. Wright, Jr., MD, PhD
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Cleveland, OH

    2017 Program Committee

    Co-Chair
    Bo Fernhall, PhD
    Chicago, IL

    Co-Chair
    Gary L. Pierce, PhD
    Iowa City, IA

    Tina E. Brinkley, PhD
    Winston-Salem, NC

    Michael D. Brown, PhD
    Chicago, IL

    Julio A. Chirinos, MD, PhD
    Philadelphia, PA

    Stella Daskalopoulou, MD,MSc,DIC,PhD
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD
    Minneapolis, MN

    David G. Edwards, PhD
    Newark, DE

    Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
    New Orleans, LA

    Stanley S. Franklin, MD
    Irvine, CA

    Raymond R. Townsend, MD
    Philadelphia, PA

    Elaine M. Urbina, MD, MS
    Cincinnati, OH

    Dean Winter, PhD
    Portland, OR 


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