DUCCS Membership – new member activation

We would like to recognize our DUCCS members who activated their membership July – November.  Thank you for your contribution which is used to support the administrative infrastructure which helps to make connections with alumni, former faculty and colleagues possible.

  • Michel Khouri – (’07-’12), 3 yr
  • Barry Clemson – (sponsored), 3 yr
  • Barry Ramo – (’67-’70), 3 yr
  • Tim Albert – (’02-’06), 3 yr
  • Anita Kelsey – (’95-’98), 3 yr
  • Jihad Mustapha (sponsored), 3 yr
  • Rich Goulah (sponsored), 3 yr
  • Kevin Kruse (’92-’96), 3 yr
  • Melvin Echols (’07-’10), 1 yr
  • Rob Sorrentino (’88-’91), 1 yr
  • Jim Heinsimer (’81-’84), 1 yr
  • Bill Carter (’67-’70), 3 yr
  • Mike Dillon (’78-’80), 3 yr
  • Frank McGrew (’74-’76), 3 yr
  • Eric Johnson (’89-’94), 3 yr
  • Arthur Lee (sponsored), 1 yr
  • Matheen Khuddus (sponsored), 1 yr

Duke Heart Center Regional Conference 2015 – Asheville, NC – Dec 4-6, 2015

December 4–6, 2015
The Duke Heart Center  PRESENTS
Duke Cardiology – Regional Conference 2015:   Cutting-Edge Cardiology in the Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains  DCRC Agenda 9 8 15

GROUP RATE – Book your room by Wednesday, November 11, 2015 to take advantage of the discounted room rate at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel.

Renaissance Asheville Hotel
31 Woodfin Street
Asheville, NC 28801

ACTIVITY DIRECTORS
L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Duke University Hospital

Sana M. Al-Khatib, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Duke University Hospital

DUCCS Member activation for June/July

We would like to recognize our DUCCS members who activated their membership in June/July.  Thank you for your contribution which is used to support the administrative infrastructure which helps to make connections with alumni, former faculty and colleagues possible.

  • Bill Smith, (’99-2003), Wilmington, NC – 3 yr activation
  • Chris Perzanowski (’04-’06)
  • Tim Shinn (sponsored)
  • Ileana Pina (sponsored)
  • Lou Kohl (’14-’15) – 3 yr activation
  • Steve Roark (’82-‘85) – 3 yr activation
  • Brent Muhlestein (’87-‘91) – 3 yr activation
  • Frank Navetta (’87-’90) – 3 yr activation
  • Adrian Hernandez (2000-’04) – 3 yr activation
  • Doug Schocken (’78-‘81) – 3 yr activation
  • Chris O’Connor (’86-’89) – 3 yr activation
  • Eric Peterson (’92-’95)– 3 yr activation
  • Mike Honan (’86-’89) – 3 yr activation
  • Abdul Halabi (‘2003-’05) – 3 yr activation
  • Mike Felker (’94-’99) – 3 yr activation
  • All current Cardiology fellows

DUCCS Membership update

DUCCS members who activated their membership in June:

  • Chris Perzanowski (’04-’06)
  • Tim Shinn (sponsored)
  • Ileana Pina (sponsored)
  • Lou Kohls (’14-’15)

REMINDER:  It’s time to activate your DUCCS Membership.  Please contact kathy.shuping@dm.duke.edu if you have any questions on how to activate your membership

Best of luck to those who just completed their fellowship!

Congratulations and the best of luck to those who just completed their Cardiology Fellowship!  Listed below are those that are leaving the mother ship and where they are going.

  • Tariq Ahmad – Yale
  • Melissa Burroughs-Pena – UCSF
  • Sharif Halim – Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque, NM
  • Matthew Hann – Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS
  • Paul Hess – University of Colorado Denver
  • Michael Klein – Practice in St. Louis, MO
  • Louis Kohl – Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Prateeti Khazanie – University of Colorado Denver

ST LEUIS – investigator initiated study in start up

St LEUIS – PI: Brent Muhlestein.  Smartphone Twelve Lead ECG Utility In STEMI.  Validation of a new ECG app and device’s ability to accurately assess the presence of ST segment changes or new T waves suggestive of an acute ischemic event in patients presenting with chest pain against the gold standard 12 lead ECG.  The pilot study manuscript appears in the Journal of Electrocardiology.  Smartphone ECG for evaluation of STEMI Results of the ST LEUIS_in press  Five DUCCS sites are now in the start up phase of a multicenter study –  Stay tuned!

We would like to introduce you to the Intermountain Health ST LEUIS Team members:  From left to right their names are Brent Muhlestein, Ben Chisum, Kevin Johnson, Lisa Bredthauer, Kristin Konery, Terrel Holloway, Fidela Moreno and Viet Le.  Not pictured:  Angie SchwabST LEUIS_IMH team.

 

Upcoming Duke Heart Center Events

Saturday, August 15, 2015  –  General Cardiology Update for Duke Raleigh
Mark Leithe, MD,  – Renaissance Hotel in North Hills, Raleigh

Saturday, September 19, 2015 – 3rd Annual Duke Advanced Heart Failure Symposium
G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS & Joseph Rogers, MD
Sheraton Imperial RTP, Durham

Sat. & Sun., September 26–27, 2015 – Duke Advanced Vascular Access Symposium
Sunil Rao, MD – Sheraton Imperial RTP, Durham

Saturday, October 24, 2015 –Duke Cardiovascular Imaging Symposium
Eric Velazquez, MD & Zainab Samad, MD, MHS – TBD (Durham, NC)

Friday–Sunday, December 4–6, 2015 – Duke Cardiology Regional Update
L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS & Sana Al-Khatib, MD, MHS – Renaissance Hotel, Asheville