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Frankel CVC members active at ACC.18

From awards to new research, members of the U-M Frankel CVC will be very active at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th annual Scientific Session & Expo. Check back in often to see what CVC members are up to between March 10-12 in Orlando.

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Follow the #ACC18 on Twitter, and watch for updates from @umichCVC.

@ShashankSinhaMD on Twitter as he serves as the #HeartFailure Learning Pathway Tweeter.


Don’t miss…

Susan Hughes, N.P., will be inducted as an ACC fellow, becoming the first non-physician in Michigan inducted, and only the third nurse practitioner


Kenneth Jamerson, M.D., serves as panelist for “Hitting the Moving Targets: Practical Considerations in Hypertension Guideline Implementation”

Saturday, 12:15 p.m., Room 308C

Kenneth Jamerson

Claire Duvernoy, M.D., co-chairs Women in Cardiology Brown Bag Lunch Session: Women Leading the Way Throughout CV Specialties

Saturday, 12:15 p.m., Room 312C

Claire Duvernoy

Hedvig Andersson, M.D., presents: “Daily Temperature Fluctuations and Myocardial Infarction: Implications of Global Warming on Cardiac Health”

Saturday, 3:45 p.m., Post Hall, Hall A/B
Authors include: Hedvig Andersson, Milan Seth, John Sly, Eric Bates, Hitinder Gurm
Read about this new research in Popular Science, TCTMD, and HealthDay (via WebMD).



Salim Hayek, M.D., who joins CVC faculty in July, will give the Douglas P. Zipes, M.D., MACC, Distinguished Young Scientist Awardee Presentation: “Kidney Disease and The Heart: Is suPAR the Missing Link?”

Sunday, 10:45 a.m.



Kim Eagle, M.D., a director of the Frankel CVC, receives the 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award-Clinical Domain

Monday, 6:30 p.m., Convocation Ceremony
The Distinguished Scientist Award-Clinical Domain is awarded to a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology who has made major scientific contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of cardiovascular disease.

Kim Eagle award

 Click here to see all areas of U-M CVC participation in ACC.18.


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