Cholesterol Management Therapies and COVID-19 Impact on High Cholesterol: June 24

Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Virtual

Registration:

There is no fee to attend.

Funding for this program was provided by IDPH Improving the Health of Illinoisans Through Chronic Disease Prevention grant. (CDC-DP19-1815).

Register Online

High cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke—the first and fifth most common causes of death in the U.S., respectively. In this one-hour webinar, you'll learn about the importance of managing cholesterol, pharmaceutical management, lifestyle changes and the impact of COVID-19 on those with cardiovascular disease.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for:

  • Nurses

  • Physicians

  • Pharmacists

  • Health Educators

  • Those interested in cholesterol control in the clinical setting

Speakers

Noreen Nazir, MD, FACC, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Dr. Nazir received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and completed her Cardiovascular Disease fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and an Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship in CT and MRI at The University of Chicago. Her interests are in cardiovascular disease risk reduction and management of cardiovascular disease risk factors and risk enhancers. She established and currently directs the preventive cardiology program at UIC. Dr. Nazir is actively involved with the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and American Society of Preventive Cardiology. She is President-elect of the National Lipid Association Midwest Chapter.