HEART HEALTH CONGRESSIONAL HILL BRIEFING — Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

YOU ARE INVITED

HEART HEALTH CONGRESSIONAL HILL BRIEFING

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

2255 Rayburn House Office Building

 

Understanding Heart Health and Its Impact on Individuals,

Families and Communities

A Lunch Briefing about Heart Health/Heart Failure

The Importance of Detection and Treatment

 

Presented in Cooperation with the Congressional Black Caucus

 

SPECIAL GUESTS 

Congressman Steven Horsford and Congressman John Shimkus

 

 

SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:

Gary Puckrein, PhD, CEO

National Minority Quality Forum

John Clymer, CEO

National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Robert Hilkert, MD, Vice President – Medical

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

You will also hear from a heart failure patient and physician about the challenges

and the hope – living with heart failure.

 

TOPICS

                  Statistics/prevalence of heart disease & heart failure

Impact of heart disease/heart failure – personally, family, health care system,

communities, the economy

Progress being made to enhance screening, prevention, control and treatment

 

 

 

RSVP:  understandhearthealth@gmail.com