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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Endothelial function in vascular disease

Presenter Details
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James K. Liao, MD, FACP, FACC
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Joining the UArizona faculty in January, Liao previously was Cardiology Section chief and director of Cardiovascular Research and the Physician Scientist Development Program at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine. He also helped launch and served as medical director at UChicago’s Heart and Vascular Center. Before that, he was a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of Vascular Medicine Research at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Liao did his undergraduate studies at UCLA and earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He did his residency and fellowship training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. With NIH funding of more than $20 million over 30 years, his research focuses on cardiovascular disease prevention, lipid disorders and vascular biology, including the role of statins in stroke and atherosclerosis.

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Learning Objectives
  • Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses.
  • Understand more clearly advances in therapy.
  • Become truly professional physicians.
CME Credit/Disclaimer

Accreditation Statement: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - 12:00pm
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Tucson area
Arizona Health Sciences Center
Room 5403
1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721


Natasha Piechota
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Medicine
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