Internal Medicine

Location: Salon 5

Session Co-Chairs: Flora Abrahamian, MD, Hasmik Arzumanyan, MD, Mariam Avakian Manoukian, MD

13:30 Current Management of Pulmonary Embolus cme
Arin Aboulian, MD
14:00 Preventing Diabetes Before it Starts
Mariam Avakian Manoukian, MD
14:15 Oral Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes: Lowering Glucose and Decreasing Cardiovascular Risk
Hasmik Arzumanyan, MD
14:35 Anaphylaxis
Flora Abrahamian, MD
14:55 The Longevity Challenge: Research Findings on Genetics, Nutrition, Lifestyle and Their Impact
on Longevity
Lusine K. Janoyan, BSG, MHA, NHA
15:05 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion
15:20 Coffee Break
15:35 Nosocomial Infections & Hospital Epidemiology: Prevention is Better Than Cure
Maral Touna Donabedian, MD
15:55 Novel Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Eric J. Kezirian, MD, MPH
16:15 Occupational Health Program for Agricultural Workers
Marianna Hakobyan, MD, MPH
16:25 Discovery of Immunogenetics in the Rat
Simon J. Simonian, MD
16:35 Establishment of Kidney Transplantation as a Medical Specialty
Simon J. Simonian, MD
16:45 Preparation of a Freeze-Dried, Heat-Stable Vaccine for Global Eradication of Smallpox
Simon J. Simonian, MD
16:55 Geriatric Quality of Life and Risk Assessment Intervention in Armenia’s Nursing Homes
Natalie Abrahamian
17:05 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion