Program 2019-05-13T21:04:28+00:00

Program

This is a preliminary program, subject to change.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

18:00 – 18:30 Opening Remarks

Dr. Nadia Khan: President & Chair of Board of Directors
Mr. Don Iveson: Mayor of Edmonton
Drs. Alan Bell & Robert Gros: Canadian Hypertension Congress Chairs
Dr. Ross Tsuyuki: Scientific Program Committee Chair

18:30 – 19:30 Keynote Lecture

Dr. Timothy Caulfield

19:30 – 21:30 President’s Reception & Poster Session

Thursday, September 26, 2019

7:45 – 8:45 Hypertension Canada’s Annual General Meeting & Award Presentations with Continental Breakfast
09:00 – 10:30 Hypertension Canada Award Lectures

George Fodor Award Lecture
TBD

Senior Investigator Award Lecture
TBD

Jacques de Champlain New Investigator Award Lecture
TBD

10:30 – 11:00 Networking & Health Break
11:00 – 12:30 Primary Care Session Update on Activities of Chair in hypertension prevention and control 1 ) Improvements to BP measurement 2) Example of community based programs 3) Activities around dietary issues impacting health Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski

CIHR Chair Symposium Stakeholder-oriented research: how to do it and the benefits it brings, as well as something on novel trial methodologies, using behaviour change interventions as an example Dr. Simon Bacon

Diabetes

2018 Diabetes Canada Guidlines & Overview of CV Effects of Antihyperglycemic Agents Dr. Peter Senior

+ 3 Oral Abstract

Gestational Hypertension/ISSHP Canada

Postpartum Hypertension Management Dr. Laura Magee

Postpartum Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Dr. Kara Nerenberg

+ 2 Oral Abstract

12:30 – 13:00 Rapid Fire

3 x 10 minutes

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Symposium
14:30 – 16:00 Diabetes

Effects of SGLT2 on Blood Pressure and Other CV Risk Factors
Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe

Novel Mechanisms of Action of Diabetes Drugs, Especially SGLT2 Inhibitors
Drs. Peter Light & David Cherney

Hypertension

AngII and Naturetic Peptides
Dr. Robert Rose

Central Control of Salt Sensitivity & BP
Dr. Richard Wainford

+ 2 Abstracts

Gestational Hypertension/ISSHP Canada

New Canadian Guidelines and Exercise
Dr. Michelle Mottola

Metabolic Alterations Implicated in Preeclampsia
Dr. Julie Lavoie

+ 2 Oral Abstract

16:00 – 16:30 Networking & Health Break
16:30 – 18:00 Stroke Guidelines
Dr. Michael D. Hill

Hypertension in Lacunar Small Vessel Disease & its Relationship to Inflammation
Dr. Glen Jickling

+ 2 Oral Abstracts

Kidney

CKD and Hypertension
Dr. Branko Braam

Primary Hyperaldosteronism
Dr. Gregory Hundemer

+ 2 Oral Abstracts

Prenatal Programming
Dr. Shao-Ling Zhang

+ 4 Oral Abstracts

18:00 – 19:00 Poster Session Mix & Mingle Reception
19:00 Dinner on Own

Friday, September 27, 2019

07:45 – 08:45 Breakfast Symposium
09:00 – 10:30 Special Topics in Primary Care

Expanded Scope of Practice in Primary Care Dr. Richard Lewanczuk (Physician), Ms. Ada Vanderheide (Patient), Ms. Lonni Johnson (Pharmacist)
TBD

10:30 – 11:00 Networking & Health Break
11:00 – 12:00 Special Topics in Primary Care

Design of Cities/Built Environment and Health Implications
Dr. Karen Lee

Novel Screening Methods for Hypertension
Dr. Yazid Al Hamarneh

+ 1 Oral Abstract

Hypertension

Control of Hypertension in Autoimmune Diseases
Dr. Fakhreddin Jamali

+ 2 Oral Abstract

Microbiome and Hypertension/CV Disease
Dr. Bina Joe+ 2 Oral Abstracts
12:00 – 12:30 Rapid Fire 3 x 10 minutes
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Symposium
14:00 – 15:00 Hypertension

Hypertension and the Elderly
Dr. Dave Hogan

Elderly & CV Disease
Dr. Michelle Graham

+ 1 Oral Abstract

Hypertension

BP Targets & Thresholds
Dr. Raj Padwal

ABPM
Dr. Marcel Ruzicka

Home BP
Dr. Jennifer Ringrose

Diet/Physical Activity

New Canada Food Guide
Dr. JoAnne Arcand

Evidence for Diets
Dr. Bradley Johnston

+ 1 Oral Abstract

15:00 – 15:30 Networking & Health Break
15:30 – 16:30 Obesity & Sleep Apnea

Obesity Management & Mechanisms
TBD

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Dr. John Floras

+ 1 Oral Abstract

Cardiovascular

Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines
Dr. Jason Andrade

Antiplatelet Guidelines
Drs. Margaret Ackman & Alan Bell

Diet/Physical Activity 2

Salt
Dr. Norm Campbell

+ 2 Oral Abstracts

16:30 – 17:30 Poster Session Mix & Mingle Reception
17:30 Dinner on Own

Saturday, September 28, 2019

07:45 – 08:45 Breakfast Symposium
09:00 – 10:00 2020 Guidelines Overview
Drs. Doreen Rabi & Stella Daskalopoulou
10:00 – 10:30 Networking & Health Break
10:30 – 11:30 Guidelines

Improving Hypertension Management: Can Implementation Science Help?

Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw, Noah Ivers & Justin Presseau

Kidney

Hypertension in Dialysis
Dr. Anna Mathew

Proteinuria as a Surrogate Marker

Dr. Lonnie Pyne

Young Investigator Forum Programming
11:30 – 12:00 Rapid Fire 3 x 10 minutes
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Symposium
13:30 – 14:30 Gender Bias in Medicine & What Hypertension Canada is Doing About It
Dr. Doreen RabiGender Bias in CV Trials
Dr. Colleen Norris
Young Investigator Forum Programming
14:30 – 14:45 Networking & Health Break
14:45 – 15:45 Cardiovascular

Dyslipidemia Guidelines
Dr. Glen Pearson

Nighttime Dosing of Antihypertensives
Dr. Scott Garrison

Hypertension

Resistant Hypertension
Dr. Karen Tran

Hypertensive Emergency vs Urgency:  When to send Your Patient to ER
Dr. Ann Bugeja

Young Investigator Forum Programming
15:45 Congress Ends