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Past Meeting Calendar

2015 - 2017 CALENDAR - PAST MEETING DATES






Date

Topic

Speaker

Sponsor

Location

November 4, 2017

“Update in Women’s Health”

Rola El-Serag, MD

Assistant Professor. Department of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Director, Women’s Health Program

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center


Damian’s Cucina Italiana

3011 Smith St.

Houston, TX 77006

713-522-0439

September 30, 2017

“TMB Update and Post Legislative Debrief”

Sherif Zaafran, MD

USAP National Legislative Liaison

US Anesthesia Partners

President, Texas Medical Board


Third Coast Restaurant

6550 Bertner - 6th Floor

Houston, TX 77030



August 19, 2017

“I’m not depressed! I’m Arab! A Cultural Perspective on Mood Disorders”

Nidal Moukaddam, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Menninger Department of Psychiatry

Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Director, Stabilization, Treatment & Rehabilitation (STAR) Program for Psychosis


The Briar Club

2603 Timmons Lane

Houston,TX 77027

713-622-3667

May 20, 2017

“The Silent Killer - Breast Cancer”

Mothaffar F. Rimawi, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Lester and Sue Breast Center

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Baylor College of Medicine


The Briar Club

2603 Timmons Lane

Houston,TX 77027

713-622-3667

April 1, 2017

“The Human Brain - the Final Frontier”






Huda Zoghbi, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, Neurology and Neuroscience

Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute

Texas Children’s Hospital


The Briar Club

2603 Timmons Lane

Houston,TX 77027

713-622-3667

October 1, 2016

The Arab American Cultural & Community Center


ACC Annual Unity & Frienship Gala


Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria

2626 Sage Rd. Houston,TX 77058

May 7, 2016

Tenth Biennial Ben Qurrah

Awards Gala

2016 National Honoree


Huda Akil, Ph.D.

Gardner Quarton Distinguished University Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Co-Director and Senior Research Professor

The Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute

University of Michigan


2016 Houston Honoree


Hashem B. El-Serag, M.D., MPH

Dan L. Duncan Endowed

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Gastroenterology and

Hepatology Section

Director, Texas Medical Center Digestive Disease Center

Baylor College of Medicine



Hilton Houston Post Oak

2001 Post Oak Blvd

Houston, TX 77056


Mar. 26, 2016

“Cervical Spine Motion Preservation”


Barra Al-Hafez, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, The Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Spine Smith

The Houstonian Hotel

111 N. Post Oak Lane

Houston, TX 77024



Dec. 19, 2015

“Advances in Minimally Invasive and Catheter-based Cardiac Surgery”


Basel Ramlawi, MD, MMSc, FACS, FACC

Director, Aortic Surgery Program, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center

Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weil Cornell Medical College



Medtronic

Houstonian Hotel - Elm Room

111 N. Post Oak Lane

Houston, Texas 77024

713-680-2626


Aug. 22, 2015

Infertility: New Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

Mazen Abdallah, MD

Medical Director, Houston Fertility Institute

Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center



OMNI Galleria Houston Hotel

4 Riverway,

Houston, TX 77056


May 30, 2015

Pain Management Without Addiction

“Narcotic Free Approach”



Rezik A. Saqer, MD

CEO of Texas Pain Solutions


Depomed & New York Life Insurance


Royal  Sonesta Hotel

Champions III Room

2222 West Loop South

Houston, TX  77027


April 11, 2015

“Advances in Reconstructive Surgery for Breast Cancer”


Jay M. Shenaq, MD

Plastic Surgery of Houston


The Houstonian Hotel

111 N. Post Oak Lane

Houston, TX  77024

713-680-2626


Jan. 24, 2015

“The Challenges and Pitfalls in Diagnosing or Misdiagnosing Tuberculosis”


Roy F. Chemaly, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FACP

Professor of Medicine

Director, Infection Control Section

Director of Clinical Virology

MD Anderson Cancer Center


Oxford Immunotec

Tony Mandola’s

1212 Waugh Dr

Houston, TX  77019