“Update in Interventional Cardiology: What’s New in 2003” Given by Dr. Jonathan S. Reiner (Vice President Dick Cheney’s Cardiologist)

December 4, 2002

WHO: The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) will host Jonathan Samuel Reiner, M.D., associate professor of medicine, director-Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at George Washington University Medical Center, and cardiologist to Vice President Dick Cheney.
WHAT: CBHEC’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) program will present a CME program to area physicians on Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS). The program will review recent clinical trials in ACS and discuss recent changes to American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines, as well as identify evolving clotting-prevention strategies in interventional cardiology.
WHEN: Thursday, December 5, 2002, 6:30,  8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Corpus Christi Town Club, 800 North Shoreline Blvd., Crystal Room
NOTE: Dr. Reiner will take questions from the media as part of the question and answer session after his talk.
Established in 1999, CBHEC is an affiliate of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center in College Station. CBHEC delivers health education programs to 19 counties in the greater Coastal Bend. CBHEC is funded through the Texas State Legislature as well as private support from area health care systems and industry. CBHEC’s strategy is to work with the community, policy makers, and health care professionals.
The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center provides the state with health education, outreach and research. Its five components located in communities throughout Texas are Baylor College of Dentistry, the College of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Institute of Biosciences and Technology and the School of Rural Public Health.

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