Can We Delay the Onset of Coronary Disease to Age 100 A Case of Primary Prevention May 11 2018

May 11, 2018
Murray Visiting Professor

Eugene Braunwald Headshot
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine
Founding Chairman TIMI Study Group at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School


Legendary Cardiologist Dr. Eugene Braunwald, Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Founding Chair of the TIMI Study Group at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will visit UW Cardiology May 9-11, 2018.  Dr. Braunwald’s visit is part of the Murray Visiting Professor series, generously sponsored by Dr. Jack Murray and his wife Nadine.  Science Watch listed Dr. Braunwald as the most frequently cited author in Cardiology, and the living Nobel Prize winners in medicine voted Dr. Braunwald as “the person who has contributed the most to cardiology in recent years.”

We hope you will join us for Dr. Braunwald’s lectures.  We also invite you to join UW Cardiology Fellows as they present cases during Dr. Braunwald’s visit. 

Event Details below:

Thursday, May 10:

Medicine Grand Rounds:  "Heart Failure: The Past, the Present and the Future"
8:00 - 9:00 AM
HSB T-625

Fellows Case Presentations
1:00 - 2:50 PM

Friday, May 11:

Cardiology Grand Rounds: "Can We Delay the Onset of Coronary Disease to Age 100? A Case for Primary Prevention"
7:30 - 8:30 AM
HSB T-625

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