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Caribbean Institute of Nephrology In collaboration with University of the West Indies, department of medicine, mona and University of Michigan, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Ann Arbor, and university of Minnesota school of public health Present the 5thAnnual International Conference On Nephrology and Hypertension January 24 - 26, 2013 “Bridging the gap between chronic diseases and public health” Thursday 24, 2013 7:00 am Moderator

Registration E.N Barton

9:00 am – 9:10 am 9:10am – 9:15am

Opening address – E.N Barton Address from University of Michigan – F. Brosius


9:15am – 9:20am 9:20 am - 9:25 am 9:25 am– 9:30 am 9:30 am – 9:45 am 9:45 am – 10:30 am

Address from University of Minnesota – J. Finnegan Address by Western Doctors Association Address by President, Medical Association of Jamaica Address by Minister of Health, Jamaica State of the art Lecture: Economics of transplantation compared to long-term dialysis

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Exhibits and Abstract Sessions

Moderator

chief medical officer of Jamaica/M. Salifu

11:00 am – 11:20 am

Developing a transplant programme - L. Roberts

11:20 am – 11:40 am

Paired kidney donation: relevance and adaptation to the Caribbean – M. Samaniego-Picota

11:40am – 12:00 pm

The future of kidney disease treatment - S. Nicholas

12:00pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch/ Exhibits

Lunchtime lecture Moderator

G Schulman/F. Brosius

1:00pm – 1:20pm

BMI: is it appropriate for risk stratification in the Caribbean – D. Cohall

1:20pm – 1:40pm

Membranous nephropathy – P. Gipson

1:40pm – 2:00pm

Slowing progression to chronic kidney disease – P. Rao

2:00pm – 2:20pm

Timing of dialysis intiation for chronic kidney disease patient’s –P. Gipson


Friday January 25, 2013 7:00 am –

Registration

Moderator

Dr. T. Ferguson/A. OJO

8:30 am - 9:15 am

The hypertension/obesity epidemic – A. Friedman

9:15 am – 9:45 am

Challenges and new paradigm in hypertension – F. Brosius

9:45am- 10:05am

Data from a hypertension clinic – K Connell

10:05 am – 10:30am

Exhibits and Abstract Sessions

Moderator

Dr. A. Friedman/Dr. Joy Williams

10:30 am – 10:50 am

Histology in patients with sickle cell disease – M. Miller

10:50am – 11:15am

Patient centred outcomes in paediatric glomerular disease – D Gipson

11:15am – 11:40am 11:40am - 12:00pm

Renal Disease in patients with sickle cell disease – a follow – up – M. Miller Therapy for Lupus Nephritis – P. Rao

12:00pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch/ Exhibits

Lunchtime lecture


Moderator

I. Thomas/R. Smith

1:00 pm - 1:30pm

Recent Trial in Management of FSGS – A. Friedman

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Osteopontin is an accurate biomarker of type II diabetic nephropathy - S. Nicholas

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Initiatives for prevention of chronic kidney disease – G. T Obrador Vera

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

US Renal data system – A. Collins

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Caribbean renal registry/ Jamaica – A. K. Soyibo


Saturday January 26, 2013 7:00 am

Registration

Moderator

Dr. A. Soyibo/L. Roberts

9:00 am – 10:00 am

G - Schulman

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Approach and update on CRRT – Michael Heung

10:25 am – 10:50 am

NGOs and chronic non- communicable diseases – L. Jacobs

10:50 am – 11:15 am

Break/ Exhibits and Abstracts

Moderator

Dr. M. Banbury/ D. EldemireShearer

11:15 am – 11:45 am

The Ricardo Lee Foundation Lecture– Vasculitis:

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Public health implications and health reform of chronic non-communicable diseases – J. Finnegan

12:15 pm – 12:45pm

Capacity building in the Caribbean and Latin America – B. Virnig

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch/ Exhibits

Lunchtime lecture

Moderator

R. Duah /P. Allwood


2:00 pm – 2:25 pm

E-learning and implications in chronic noncommunicable diseases – D. Wilson

2:25 pm – 4:00 pm

National registries (Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Bahamas etc).

End Of Conference


5th Conference on Nephrology and Hypertension