TOPIC: ß-oxidation Stimulators as Therapy for Pulmonary Vascular Disease
SPEAKER: Dr. Stephen Black
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)
About the Speaker
Joining the UA faculty in 2015, Dr. Steve Black is a professor of medicine and physiology and director of the UA Lung Vascular Pathobiology Program. He earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and a doctorate in molecular pharmacology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Afterward, he did a postdoctoral research internship in molecular endocrinology at the University of California San Francisco, where he was also an assistant professor. From 1999 to 2006, he was an associate professor at Northwestern University, the University of Montana and the University of Washington. Before coming to Tucson, he was a Regents’ Professor at the Medical College of Georgia, now part of Augusta University. Continuously funded by the NIH for two decades, he also is the winner of the National Institutes of Health James A. Shannon Director’s Award (1998) and a March of Dimes Basic Research Award (2000). Over the years, he has been a member or chair of several study groups within the American Heart Association.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.
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