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Aortic Health Community Symposium

For medical experts, survivors and families:

Loews Hotel – Minneapolis, MN 

Friday February 8th, 2019

Agenda (subject to updates) 

1:30-2:00pm Registration 

Emcee: Patty Peterson - Aortic Dissection Survivor

2:00-2:15pm Welcome and Introductions 

Amy Yasbeck - The John Ritter Foundation 

2:15-2:45pm Aortic Disease Genetics     

Dianna Milewicz  MD PhD John Ritter Research Program


Aortic Aneurysm 

Kevin Harris MDMinneapolis Heart Institute

Aortic Disease
Alex Campbell MD Minneapolis Heart Institute

Aortic Valve Surgery

Judah Askew MD Minneapolis Heart Institute

4:00-4:30pm Dental Health and the Heart 

Kelli Schaust - Crow River Dental

4:30-5:30pm Survivor Stories 

Jeff Harter: aortic aneurysm and aortic

 valve replacement survivor 

5:30-6:00pm Question and Answer Panel 

Marilyn Serafini (Moderator)  Heart Valve Voice.

To Register:

Earlier Event: February 2
Cabin Fever 40 at Boyd's Speedway
Later Event: February 8
Rock from the Heart Recognition Dinner