Sunday, November 23, 2014

Temple Executive Dean gives Sydenstricker Grand Rounds April 30

Feldmanweb[1]Dr. Arthur M. Feldman, Executive Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and Chief Academic Officer for the Temple University Health System in Philadelphia, will give the Sydenstricker  Society Medicine Grand Rounds, Tuesday, April 30 at noon at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

Feldman, a cardiologist and cardiovascular researcher specializing in heart failure, will discuss “The Genetics of Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Is it Time for Personalized Heart Failure Therapy?” in the Natalie and Lansing B. Lee Jr. Auditorium of the GRU Auditoria Center on the Health Sciences Campus.

The Sydenstricker Society was founded in 1971 to honor the late Dr. Virgil P. Sydenstricker, a physician and researcher specializing in nutritional deficiency disease, who chaired the MCG Department of Medicine from 1922-57. The society supports collegiality among former and present members of the Department of Medicine, fosters collaboration with the Augusta community and provides educational opportunities, including the annual lecture and funding for MCG medical residents to present their research at major national and regional meetings.

Feldman is Past President of the Heart Failure Society of America and the Association of Professors of  Cardiology.  He served as Director of the Belfer Laboratory for Molecular Biology of Heart Failure and the Heart Failure Research Program at Johns Hopkins University and later as Chief of the Division of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiovascular Institute of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Health System. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine.

The lecture is designated for continuing medical education credit.

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