Corrected Post: Conference on Drugs & Toxins

Robert Rej bobrej at rachel.albany.edu
Thu Jan 4 17:59:57 EST 1996


ARNOLD O. BECKMAN CONFERENCE

Drugs and Toxins in Clinical Laboratory Practice

February 4 - 5, 1996--San Diego, CA
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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1996

7:00amRegistration 

OPENING SESSION

8:15amWelcome & Opening Remarks Robert Rej, Ph.D., Committee Chairman 

8:30amClinical Assessment of Drug Toxicity and Safety in Humans Wayne Ray, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 

SESSION I - TOXIC SIDE EFFECTS IN THERAPY

Moderator: Mario Werner, M.D. 

9:15amTitrating Cardiovascular Drugs Frank I. Marcus, M.D., University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 

10:00amBreak 

10:30amToxic Effects of Immunosuppressive Drugs: Mechanisms and Strategies for Controlling Them Leslie M. Shaw, Ph.D., University of 
Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

11:15amToxicity of Antineoplastic Drugs Bruce Chabner, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 

12:00noonLunch

SESSION II - EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF DRUGS OF ABUSE

Moderator: Edward R. Ashwood, M.D. 

1:30pmEpidemiology of Illicit and Abused Drugs in Arrestees and Emergency Department Patients Compared to the General Population Beatrice A. 
Rouse, Ph.D., U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 

2:15pmThe Role of the Clinical Toxicologist in Court R. Thomas Chamberlain, J.D., Ph.D., SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories, Tampa, Florida 
S. 

3:00pmBreak 

3:30pm-5:00pmCase Studies 

6:00pm-7:00pmReception 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1996

SESSION III - TOXICITY AND CHRONIC EXPOSURE

Moderator: Robert Rej, Ph.D. 

8:00amThe Health Consequences of Short- and Long-Term Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Noel S. Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington, 
Seattle, Washington 

8:45amLong-Term Exposure to Environmental Contaminants: Is There an Impact on Human Health? Jay B. Silkworth, Ph.D., General Electric 
Corporation, Schenectady, New York 

9:30amBreak 

10:00amThe Cause and Prevention of Degenerative Diseases: Which Toxins Matter? Bruce N. Ames, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 
California 

11:00am-12:30pmCase Studies 

12:30pmLunch (on own) 

SESSION IV - EMERGENCY TOXICOLOGY

Moderator: Martin H. Kroll, M.D. 

2:00pmToxic Syndromes Horace K. Liang, M.D., Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 

2:45pmPediatric Poisonings Julius Goepp, M.D., Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 

3:30pmBreak 

4:00pmAdvances in Poison Management, Toxic Syndromes, and Drugs of Abuse Marc J. Bayer, M.D., University of Connecticut Health Center, 
Farmington, Connecticut 

4:45pm-5:00pmClosing Remarks 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

AACC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 

The AACC designates this continuing medical education activity for 12 credit hours in Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award of the 
American Medical Association. 

This program is approved by the AACC for 12 Category 1 ACCENT(r) credit hours toward the Clinical Chemists' Recognition Award. 

ACCOMMODATIONS

A block of rooms is being held for conference attendees at the Wyndham Emerald Plaza, San Diego, California. Located at the heart of San Diego's 
vibrant, new downtown, The Wyndham offers guests immediate access to all the city has to offer. Shopping, dining and nightclubs are within walking 
distance. The San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Old Town and many other attractions are only a 5-10 minute drive. 

The special conference rate is $129 for a single room and $144 for a double room. Reservations may be made by calling the Wyndham at 619-239-4500. 
Identify yourself as attending the AACC Beckman Conference to reserve your room at the special rate. Rooms must be reserved by January 10, 1996 
to ensure availability. 

REGISTRATION

Prior to January 16, the registration fee is $350 for AACC members and $400 for non-members. After January 16, all fees are increased by $50. Please 
contact AACC Customer Service (see below) for a registration brochure. 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:

AACC Customer Service
2101 L Street, NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20037-1526
800-892-1400, 202-857-0717, FAX: 202-833-4576



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