2nd International Clinical Conference: Optimizing Pharmaceutical Care

Byblos, Lebanon, May 13-15, 2004

Program

Day 1: Thursday May 13, 2004

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Opening Ceremony

5:30 - 6:50 PM

Assuring an Educated Workforce for Pharmaceutical Care
Peter H. Vlasses, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Chicago, USA

Day 2: Friday May 14, 2004

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Registration/Breakfast

9:00 - 9:50 AM

Optimizing Pharmaceutical Care
Joseph DiPiro, Pharm.D., FCCP
University of Georgia
Augusta, USA

9:50 - 10:40 AM

Clinical Pharmacy Services: The Community Pharmacist's Role
Joy Evans, Pharm.D.
Massachussetts College of Pharmacy, USA

10:40 - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break/Viewing Posters/Exhibition

11:00 - 11:50 AM

Clinical Pharmacist Managed Antithrombosis Clinical Improving Patient Outcomes
Thomas Sisca, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
Memorial Hospital at Easton
Easton, USA

12:00 - 12:50 PM

Prevention of Cerebrovascular Disease; the Present and the Future
Kamal Kallab, M.D.
Notre Dame Des Secours Hospital, Lebanon

12:50 - 2:00 PM

Lunch/Viewing Posters/Exhibition

2:00 - 2:50 PM

Advances in Anticoagulation in Cardiology
Paul Dobesh, Pharm.D., BCPS
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
St. Louis, USA

3:00 - 3:50 PM

Management of Hypertension
Jean Dib, Pharm.D./Oussayma Moukhachen, Pharm.D., BCPS
Lebanese American University, Lebanon

4:00 - 4:50 PM

Management of Dyslipidimia
Ibrahim Salti, M.D., Ph.D.
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Lebanon

Day 3: Saturday May 15, 2004

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Registration/Breakfast

9:00 - 9:50 AM

Use of New Antiepileptic Drugs in Pediatric Patients
Mohamad Mikati, M.D.
American University of Beirut Medial Center, Lebanon

9:50 - 10:40 AM

Alzheimer's Disease: Role of Pharmacists to Improve Patient Quality of Life
Mary Beth O'Connell, Pharm.D., BCPS, FSHP, FCCP
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Wayne State University,
Detroit, USA

10:40 - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break/Viewing Posters/Exhibition

11:00 - 11:50 AM

Molecular Therapy of Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia: Imatinib and Beyond
Prof. Stephan Fruehauf
Heidelberg University
Heidelberg, Germany

12:00 - 12:50 PM

Anti-Cancer Drug Development – Expanding the Approach for Novel Drugs
William Petros, Pharm.D., FCCP
Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center
West Virginia University, USA

12:50 - 2:00 PM

Lunch/Viewing Posters/Exhibition

2:00 - 2:50 PM

Current Approaches for the Treatment of Sepsis
Joseph DiPiro, Pharm.D.
University of Georgia
Augusta, USA

3:00 - 3:50 PM

Bacterial Resistance in the Community: The Role of Antibiotic Abuse
Claude Afif, M.D.
St. Georges Hospital Medical Center, University of Balamand
Lebanon

4:00 - 4:50 PM

Role of Infection Control in the Times of Multi-Resistant Nosocomial Pathogens
Prof. Constance Wendt
Heidelberg University
Heidelberg, Germany



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