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Testosterone and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Men

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
S. Mitchell Harman, MD, PhD
S. Mitchell Harman, MD
CAPT, US Public Health Service, retired Professor, Clinical Medicine, U of AZ College of Medicine Co-chair, National VA General Endocrinology subcommittee VISN-22 Co-Lead Endocrinologist Chief, Endocrinology Division, Medicine Service Chair, R&D Committee

S. Mitchell Harman, MD, PhD, is a recognized expert on the effects of aging on hormone regulation and on hormone treatment of older men and women. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1970 with MD and PhD degrees, and trained in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and in Endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health. He is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology.

Dr. Harman is a retired U.S. Public Health Service officer, having served as an intramural investigator at the National Institute on Aging for 25 years, during which time he was also a member of the Johns Hopkins University faculty of medicine. Currently he serves as the chief of the Endocrine Division at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, where he is also chair of the Research and Development Committee. He is professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. 

Additional Information

This session will be open to clinicians, residents, students and all others. 

Please email Veronica Nundahl at for Meeting ID and password.


Learning Objectives

1. Provide an up-to-date assessment of the vascular risk associated with testosterone treatment of older men.  
2. Enable practitioners to better assess which older men are likely to benefit from testosterone.
3. Improve attendee’s ability to criticize clinical research publications.


CME Credit/Disclaimer

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

8:00 am to 9:00 am
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 8:00am




Veronica Nundahl
College of Medicine – Phoenix
Internal Medicine
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