CMHC West: Advancing Cardiometabolic Health from East to West will take place from May 3-5, 2019 at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass: Arizona’s premier Native-American owned luxury Phoenix resort, and a venue that provides attendees a unique opportunity to learn about the Native American culture. Built and designed to be a visually & structurally authentic representation of the Gila River Indian Community's heritage and culture, the resort celebrates the architecture, design, and legends of the Pima (Akimel O'otham) and Maricopa (Pee Posh) tribes.
Not only is the venue devoted to cultural sustainability, with tribal heritage woven into each aspect of the resort, but the conference agenda will additionally focus on aspects of cardiometabolic health specific to indigenous communities. While sessions will spotlight the most recent results from clinical trials, delivered through thought-provoking and innovative educational formats, the event will feature a keynote address from highly distinguished public health professor Spero Manson, PhD on diabetes in the Native American population: designed to connect attendees with the geographical area's culture & proximate healthcare communities. With topics ranging from obesity & and lifestyle medicine to diabetes management, CMHC West represents a diverse learning environment—and a can't-miss event in cardiometabolic care.
The venue offers a series of complimentary activities & cultural offerings throughout the event, including an exclusive guided nature walk.
Highlighting the most clinically current, relevant, and applicable education in the field of cardiometabolic health, this conference allows attendees to learn specific strategies to combat the growing epidemic of cardiovascular disease.
Through three days of comprehensive clinical education in cardiometabolic health, attendees will have the opportunity to learn the most cutting-edge techniques and transferable skills: including content focused on obesity and lifestyle medicine and diabetes management.
Each lecture & session at CMHC is carefully curated and planned by our faculty, including a panel of Chairpersons that represent the most respected & renowned leaders in the field.
Through networking opportunities and an intimate environment designed to spur socializing in addition to clinical education, this conference enables attendees to interact with each other during events, planned Happy Hours, and other scheduled breaks.
Sessions will not only spotlight the most recent results from clinical trials, delivered through thought-provoking and innovative educational formats, but also focus on aspects of cardiometabolic health specific to indigenous communities.
This one-day workshop is spearheaded and chaired by Pamela Morris, MD: expert on female cardiovascular risk, and co-director of the Women’s Heart Care Program at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Distinguished Professor of Public Health & Psychiatry at the Colorado School of Public Health, and one of the nation's leading authorities in regard to Indian & Native health, Dr. Manson will lecture on "Health and Diabetes in the Native American Population:" a lecture designed to connect attendees with the geographical areas culture and proximate healthcare communities.
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