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CLIMOA's Past Programs

 

2002 Summary of the Presentations

Monday, May 6th
"Differential Mortality in Stroke" Dr. Vladimir Hachinski
Chief, Dept of Clinical Neurological Sciences,
London Health Sciences Centre.
Professor & Chair, Dept of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario
"Improved Clinical Outcomes in Patients
With Heart failure"
Dr. Gordon Moe
Division of Cardiology, Heart Failure Research Program. St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto.
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Refreshment
"Preferred: From Actuarial Principles
To Daily Underwriting"
Jean-Marc Fix, FSA, MAAA
Vice President, Research & Development,
Optimum Re Insurance, Dallas, Texas
"Cocaine" Dr. Sandy Lowden
Senior Vice President and Medical Director, Labone 
CLIMOA business meeting/lunch
"Bone Marrow Transplants" Dr. Hans Messner
Bone Marrow Transplant Program,
Oncology Department, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto,
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
"Does Ventricular Tachycardia Always
Mean High Risk? New Issues In Prognosticating Among
Patients With Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias"
Dr. David Newman
Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist, Director Pacemaker Service,
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Refreshment Break
"The Thrombophilias" Dr. Jerry Teitel
Head of Hematology, Director of Inner City Health Program,
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto.
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
"Proteinuria: When To Hold and When To Fold" Dr. Marc Goldstein
Nephrologist Director, Hemodialysis Unit, St. Michael's hospital, Toronto
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

Tuesday, May 7th
"Hormone Replacement Therapy" Dr. Christine Derzko
Reproductive Endocrinology Unit, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,
Director of Women's Health Centre, St. Michael's Hospital
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
"Longterm Outcomes In Adults
With Common Congenital Cardiac Lesions"
Dr. Brian McCrindle
Pediatric Cardiologist.
Director of Clinical Research in Pediatric Cardiology,
Hospital for Sick Children,
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto
"Polycystic Kidney Disease" Dr. York Pei
Nephrologist, University Health Network, The Toronto Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Refreshment Break
"Lymphomas" Dr. Joseph Brandwein
Hematologist/Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
"Depression" Dr. Sagar Parikh
Director of Continuing Medical Education, Head of Bipolar Clinic,
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Lunch
"Disability Underwriting in Diabetes Mellitus" Dr. Francois Sestier
Cardiologist-Heart Failure Research-University of Montreal
Medical Director, Blue Cross
Director, University Insurance Medicine Course 
"Managing Psychiatric Claims" Dr. Mark Etkin
Staff Psychiatrist, Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre
Refreshment Break
"Malignant Melanomas" Dr. Neil Iscoe
Medical Oncologist, Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
"How Important is Fatty Liver?" Dr. Jenny Heathcote
Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist, University Health Network,
Toronto Western Hospital Site
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

Wednesday, May 8th
"Inflammatory Bowel Disease" Dr. Tim Meagher
Internal Medicine, Associate Physician-in-Chief,
Centre Universitaire de Sante McGill-Montreal General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal
Chief Medical Director, Standard Life Assurance Company
"Asthma and COPD" Dr. Roger Michael
Respiratory Medicine, Medical Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic,
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Medical Director, Maritime Life Assurance Company 
Refreshment Break
"Mortality Risks Associated With Obesity" Dr. John Lefebre
Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine, Obesity/Weight control Program
"The Aching Heart --The Relationship
Between Depression and Heart Disease"
Dr. Don Fulgosi
Vice President, Senior Clinical Advisor, Psychiatry and Neurosciences,
Concilience Health Resources, Inc.
Farewell Lunch