CMHC Press Release

Keynote Speaker Announced for 12th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Boston, December 1, 2016 – The Cardiometabolic Health Congress has announced Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, Head of the Section for Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation of the Cleveland Clinic as its Keynote speaker for the 12th Annual CMHC, taking place October 4-7, 2017, at the Sheraton in Boston, MA. Specializing in preventive cardiovascular care, including the treatment of hyperlipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity, Dr. Hazen will discuss his groundbreaking work concerning gut microbes as a factor and therapeutic target in cardiometabolic diseases. Dr. Hazen has received numerous awards including election to membership in honorary societies in science and clinical arenas alike and also serves as reviewer and/or is on the editorial board for many scientific journals, including Circulation and the Journal of Lipid Research.

The 3 ½-day CMHC has become the largest US-based, multidisciplinary conference focused solely on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The 12th Annual CMHC will kick off on Wednesday, October 4 with a Pre-conference “Business of Medicine” Day with the remaining days focused on dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular risk reduction; lifestyle management of cardiovascular disease; diabetes management; and hypertension, cardio-renal syndrome, and heart failure.

The Cardiometabolic Health Congress will also host the 2017 CMHC Regional Conference Series: Focus on Frontline Education. The 1-day, primary-care centered meetings will provide updates on current, new, and emerging therapies, treatment guidelines, and practical strategies to personalize care and empower patients to reduce global cardiometabolic risk and improve clinical outcomes. The Series will take place in Atlanta, Georgia on March 25; San Diego, California on May 6; and in Chicago, Illinois on August 12.

Early-bird pricing on the Regional Conference Series and the 12th Annual CMHC is available through December 31, 2016. For more information and registration details visit: or call 877-571-4700.

Contact: Aria Aloi
Phone: 877-571-4700
E-mail: [email protected]


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