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Title: Charting New Directions for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention and Control in the Americas


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Wednesday, October 13, 2004

8:30 am           Registration
9:00 am Welcome on Behalf of NHLBI
Introduction of Participants
Dr. Barbara Alving
Acting Director, NHLBI
  Welcome on Behalf of PAHO Dr. Mirta Roses Periago
Director, PAHO
  Review of Agenda Dr. Barbara Alving
9:15 am Background on NHLBI/PAHO Collaboration Dr. Roses Periago
Dr. Alving
9:45-10:45 am SESSION 1--PANEL A
Co-Chairs: Dr. Sylvia Robles and Dr. Ruth J. Hegyeli
  Incorporating Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases in Primary Health Care: New Perspectives
  Prevention Efforts in the USA Rear Admiral
Dr. Kenneth P. Moritsugu
Deputy Surgeon General/DHHS
  WHO Treatment Initiative Dr. Shanthi Mendis
Powerpoint icon 1.1 MB       PDF icon 408 KB
  Hispanic Populations in the US--Demographics and Health Dr. Paul Sorlie
Powerpoint icon 1.1 MB       PDF icon 7.5 MB
  Prevention Efforts in Mexico Dr. Oscar Velázquez Monroy
National Center for Epidemiology
Surveillance, and Disease Control
  Introduction of Activities of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Dr. Allen M, Spiegel
Powerpoint icon 4.5 MB       PDF icon 3.5 MB
10:45-11:00 am BREAK
11:00-12:00 SESSION 1--PANEL B
Co-Chairs: Dr. Carissa Etienne and Dr. Gregory Morosco
  Prevention Efforts in Canada Dr. Clarence Clottey
Health Canada
Powerpoint icon 3.2 MB       PDF icon 3 MB
  Challenges of the Family Health Program in Brazil
Dr. Jorge José S. Pereira Solla
State Secretary for Health Care/Deputy-Minister of Health for Brazil
Powerpoint icon 2.4 MB       PDF icon 1 MB
  Responding to Demand Dr. Antonio Infante
Deputy-Minister of Health for Chile
Powerpoint icon 216 KB       PDF icon 120 KB
12:00-12:30 pm Discussion
12:30-1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30-2:30 pm SESSION 2--PANEL A
Co-Chairs: Dr. González-Hermosillo and Dr. Stephen Corber
  Prevention and Control of CVD Risk Factors at the Policy Level, Health
Systems and Community: Main Issues and Perspectives
  Hypertension Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand
Heartbeats Life Center
Powerpoint icon 1.1 MB       PDF icon 308 KB
  Hipertensión Dr. Maria Cristina Escobar
Health Ministry, Chile
Powerpoint icon 3.4 MB       PDF icon 1.3 MB
  Cholesterol/Metabolic Syndrome Dr. James Cleeman
Powerpoint icon 536 KB       PDF icon 516 KB

Dr. Maria Cristina Escobar
Health Ministry, Chile
  Diabetes Dr. Alberto Barceló
Powerpoint icon 2.2 MB       PDF icon 576 KB

Ms. Joanne Gallivan
2:30-3:45 pm SESSION 2--PANEL B
Co-Chairs: Dr. Antonio Infante and Dr. Lucimar Coser Canon
  Nutrition: US Dietary Guidelines and Heart Health Dr. Darla Danford
Powerpoint icon 3.2 MB       PDF icon 3.5 MB
  Obesity Ms. Karen Donato
Powerpoint icon 8.1 MB       PDF icon 4.3 MB
  Overcoming Obesity Dr. Ricardo Uauy
Powerpoint icon 8.3 MB       PDF icon 3 MB
  Physical Inactivity Dr. Carlos Crespo
University of Buffalo

Dr. Enrique Jacoby
3:45-4:15 pm Discussion
4:15-4:30 pm BREAK
4:30-5:00 pm SESSION 2--PANEL C
Co-Chairs: Dr. Clarence Clottey and Dr. James Kiley
  Smoking in the Americas Ms. Heather Selin
Powerpoint icon 2.7 MB       PDF icon 1.5 MB
  Smoking Cessation Dr. Norman Hymowitz
New Jersey Medical School
Powerpoint icon 80 KB       PDF icon 60 KB
5:00-5:15 p.m. Discussion
5:15 pm Adjourn
7:00 p.m. Dinner hosted by NHLBI in honor of Workshop Participants
Spanish Restaurant La Taberna del Alabardero
1776 Street N.W. (entrance on 18th St.), Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 429-2200

Transportation between the Sheraton Bethesda Hotel and the restaurant will be provided. Please gather in the lobby at 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 14, 2004

8:30 am           Welcome Dr. Ruth J. Hegyeli
  Translation of Knowledge into Practice: What are we doing?
8:35-9:35 am SESSION 3
Co-Chairs: Dr. Oscar Velázquez Monroy and Dr. Shanthi Mendis
  Programs at the National Level to Promote Heart Healthy Lifestyles
  Salud Recomienda Dr. Vivian Green
Department of Health, Puerto Rico
Powerpoint icon 2.7 MB       PDF icon 804 KB
  Reducing Sodium in the Food Supply Dr. Stephen Havas
University of Maryland/APHA
Powerpoint icon 30.8 MB       PDF icon 4.8 MB
  The Heart Truth: A Program for Women Dr. Ann M. Taubenheim
Powerpoint icon 15.7 MB       PDF icon 3.9 MB
  Nationwide Media Programming Dr. Elmer Huerta
Washington Hospital Center
9:35-10:15 am Discussion
10:15-10:30 am BREAK
10:30-11:45 am SESSION 4
Co-Chairs: Dr. María Cristina Escobar and Ms. Janet Voute
  Programs at the Community Level to Promote Heart Healthy Lifestyles
  Salud Para Su Carozón, Enhanced
Dissemination and Utilization Center (EDUC)
Dr. Hector Balcazar
University of Texas at El Paso
Powerpoint icon 3.4 MB       PDF icon 1.2 MB
  Integrated Community Health Approaches Dr. Aida Giachello
Midwest Latino Health Research,
Training, and Policy Center
Powerpoint icon 23.9 MB       PDF icon 5.4 MB
  Costa Rican Heart Health Program/
CARMEN Program
Dr. Darlyn Castañedas
Costa Rica
Powerpoint icon 6 MB       PDF icon 2 MB
  CARMEN/Bucaramanga Program Dr. Gloria P. Arenas Castillo
Powerpoint icon 40.3 MB       PDF icon 6.8 MB
  US-Mexico Border Diabetes Program Dr. Beatriz Apodaca
PAHO Regional Office
El Paso, Texas
Powerpoint icon 800 KB       PDF icon 464 KB
11:45-12:30 pm Discussion
12:30-2:00 pm LUNCH
2:00-2:45 pm SESSION 5
Co-Chairs: Dr. Alberto Barceló and Dr. Bruce McManus
  Trends in Preventative Interventions: Promoting Heart Health in Clinical Practice
  Wright State Charter EDUC Dr. Richard Schuster
Wright State University
Powerpoint icon 592 KB       PDF icon 500 KB
  VARIGG/ALAS Project Dr. Ricardo López Santi
  CARMEN Program/Concepción--Chile Dr. Cecilia Villavicencio Rosas
Powerpoint icon 5.8 MB       PDF icon 512 KB
2:45-3:15 pm Discussion
3:15-3:30 pm Wrap Up
3:30 pm Adjourn
4:00-5:00 pm Tour of Clinical Center

Friday, October 15, 2004

8:30-10:30 am Forging New Directions to Improve Cardiovascular Health in the Americas
                               Facilitated Interactive Session Professor Neil Bracht
Professor Emeritus
University of Minnesota
10:30-10:45 am BREAK
10:45-12:00 pm Reaching Consensus: Shared Vision, Prioritizing Activities, Best Practices, and Evaluation Professor Neil Bracht
12:00-12:30 pm Discussion and Wrap up Dr. Stephen Corber

Dr. Lawrence Friedman
Acting Deputy Director, NHLBI
  Concluding Remarks Dr. Carissa Etienne
Dr. Barbara Alving
12:30 pm Adjourn
2:30 p.m. National Library of Medicine Tour (Optional)

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