April 24, 2010

Successful SCD Conference Hosted at SLU

The SLU Athletic Training Education Program hosted a successful conference on Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in Athletics on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Allied Health Building on the Medical Center Campus.  The program was co-sponsored by the SLU Department of Physician Assistant Education, the Physician Assistant Foundation, the SLU College of Medicine, SLUCare and Saint Louis University Hospital.  The conference coordinators were Kitty Newsham PhD, ATC and Tyler Wadsworth MD.
Dean Charlotte Royeen greets the program attendees.

Overview: Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletics
Michael Lim, MD, FACC
Controversies in Cardiac Screening
Tyler Wadsworth, MD
Pre-Participation Physical Exam
Jeremy Reed, DO
Genetic Risk Factors Identified For Sudden Cardiac Death
Gary S. Gottesman, M.D., FAAP, FACMG
Sickle Cell Trait in Athletics
Janiece Stewart, MD
Medical Evaluation of Exercise Associated Collapse
Will Mitchell, MD
Medical Management of Athletes with Cardiac Conditions
Matthew Bayes, MD, FAAP
Case Presentation and Panel Discussion: Cardiac Conditions in Athletes

Program Faculty at Panel Discussion: Dr. Will Mitchell, Dr. Tyler Wadsworth, Dr. Janeice Stewart, Dr. Matt Bayes and Dr. Jeremy Reed

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