Understanding the Spectrum of LDL-C in CV Disease: A Focus on Low LDL-C
Speakers: James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNYAM, FASPC, FNLAHarold Edward Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA
Duration: 45 minutes
Presented on: April 11, 2019
*This session is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNYAM, FASPC, FNLA
James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNYAM, FASPC, FNLADr. James Underberg is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Director of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the NYU Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease at NYU Langone Medical Center, and Medical Director of the Primary Care Lipid Clinic at Bellevue Hospital Center, all in New York, NY.
Dr. Underberg received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine, in New York, NY.
Dr. Underberg serves as Co-Editor of the newsletter for the National Lipid Association, LipidSpin, and is on the editorial board for multiple journals including Primary Care Special Edition and Journal of Clinical Lipidology. He is Fellow of the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology, the American College of Preventative Medicine, the American College of Physicians, the National Lipid Association, and the Royal Society of Medicine.
Dr. Underberg’s major areas of research include preventive cardiovascular medicine, hypertension, and lipidology. He lectures on and maintains an active clinical research program in clinical lipidology, cholesterol management, and inherited lipoprotein disorders.
Dr. Underberg has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the field of Clinical Lipidology. He has published recent articles in Circulation, Journal of Clinical Lipidology, and Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Harold Edward Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA
Harold Edward Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLADr. Harold Bays is Medical Director and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, in Louisville, Kentucky. He is Board Certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology, and Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
Dr. Bays has served as an Investigator for over 500 Phase I – IV Clinical trials, and served as a contributing author to over 200 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and book chapters, as well as over 100 scientific abstracts presented at major scientific meetings, and served as first author for a number of scientific consensus statements in Lipidology and Obesity Medicine.
Dr. Bays was lead author of the National Lipid Association Annual Summary of Clinical Lipidology 2015 and 2016, co-author of the National Lipid Association Recommendations for Patient-Centered Treatment of Dyslipidemia, and is Chairman of the Obesity Medicine Association Obesity Algorithm. He was Chairman of the National Lipid Association 2012 Adiposity and Dyslipidemia Consensus Conference and Chairman of the 2010 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist Adipose Tissue Pathophysiology State of the Science Conference.
Finally, Dr. Bays has received several scientific awards such as the 2016 Obesity Medicine Association “Obesity Medicine Clinician of the Year” and the 2015 National Lipid Association “President’s Service Award”.