Aortic Health Community Symposium

For patients, survivors, medical professionals, and affected families

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Speaker Bios


Loews Hotel – Minneapolis, MN 

Friday February 7, 2020

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Agenda

  

12:30-1:00 pm  Registration and Check-in


1:00-1:15 pm Welcome and Introductions 

Amy Johnson  

Rock from the Heart founder


1:15-1:30 pm Valve Disease Awareness Day 

Lindsay Clarke, Vice President of Education & Advocacy

Alliance for Aging Research 


1:30-2:00 pm Genetics of Aortic Disease 

Gretchen (Oswald) MacCarrick, Genetic Counselor 

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Foundation 


2:00-2:30 pm  Treatment Pathways  

Kevin Harris, MD, Cardiologist

Minneapolis Heart Institute 


2:30-3:00 pm - Aortic Disease Surgery

Jesse Manunga, MD, Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Minneapolis Heart Institute


3:00-3:30 pm  - Vascular Surgery  

Karol Mudy, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Minneapolis Heart Institute 


3:30-3:45 pm  - Break 


3:45-4:15 pm - Marfan Syndrome and related disorders  

Juan Bowen, MD

Mayo Clinic Marfan and Thoracic Aorta Clinic Director 


4:15-4:35 pm - Heart surgery – emotional recovery 

Randy Furst (tentative) 

Two-time heart surgery survivor – Star Tribune Reporter 


4:35-5:30 pm  - Survivor Stories 

Scott Green- Aortic valve replacement survivor

Mike Sylvester-Aortic Dissection survivor

Jeff Harter-Aortic valve replacement and aortic aneurysm survivor


5:30-6:00 pm - Q&A 


6:00 -7:00 pm 

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