Dartmouth Events

Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, August 2

Mary P. McGowan, MD Presenting: "Treating Lipids in 2013: What’s Proven, What’s Controversial and What’s on the Horizon"

Friday, August 2, 2013
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, August 2, 2013 for the presentation titled:

Treating Lipids in 2013: What’s Proven, What’s Controversial and What’s on the Horizon


Mary P. McGowan, MD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine and Instructor in Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Senior Medical Director Clinical Research

Genzyme Corporation

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Co-sponsored by the Section of Cardiology and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the data supporting LDL as the primary target of lipid lowering therapies
  2. Review clinical trial evidence related to LDL, HDL and Triglycerides
  3. Recognize the ultimate reason for treating hyperlipidemia is to reduce cardiac events

Dr. Mary McGowan completed medical school and residency training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and a fellowship at Johns Hopkins.  Prior to joining Genzyme in June of 2012 she directed a large lipid disorders clinic in New Hampshire for 20 years.  Her group was involved in over 50 national and international lipid lowering trials.

Dr. McGowan served as a board member of the National Lipid Association for 5 years.  She also served on the National Lipid Association’s Expert Panel on Familial Hypercholesterolemia and the New Hampshire Childhood Obesity Expert Panel.  She has written many articles in peer reviewed journals on lipid metabolism and has authored 5 books for the lay press including Heart Fitness for Life (Oxford University Press) and 50 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol (McGraw-Hill).  Dr. McGowan serves a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.

Mary P. McGowan, MD has stated that she receives monies from Genzyme Corporation, but that she has no financial interests or arrangements with any other commercial entities in association with this presentation, but may discuss Investigational Products (not FDA approved) such as drugs used in clinical development.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Mary P. McGowan to Medicine Grand Rounds.

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** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education programs for physicians.**

** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. **

For more information, contact:
Lara Judd

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.