The 44th Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture

The New York Cardiological Society, Inc., of the New York State Chapter, American College of Cardiology, along with the University of Rochester Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, present the 44th Annual Arvilla Berger Lecture.

This year’s speaker will be Sandra J. Taler, MD, Consultant for the Division of Nephrology/Hypertension and Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Duke University and Director of the Multimodality Imaging Program at Duke Clinical Research Institute.

What: 2018 Arvilla Berger Lecture, feat. Sandra J. Taler, MD
When: 12 Noon, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Where: Class of ’62 Auditorium (click here for campus map)
University of Rochester
601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642
Cost: Free
Speaker: Sandra J. Taler, MD, Consultant for the Division of Nephrology/Hypertension and Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Duke University and Director of the Multimodality Imaging Program at Duke Clinical Research Institute
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Dr. Sandra Taler, MD

Dr. Taler is a Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic with nearly 30 years of experience in the treatment of complex hypertension and associated diseases. After receiving her medical degree from Mayo Medical School, she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, followed by fellowships in Hypertension and Nephrology at Boston University Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Taler’s clinical and research interests include hypertension guidelines, treatment of resistant hypertension, post-transplant hypertension, the evaluation and follow-up of living kidney donors and the care of kidney transplant patients. She has received research funding from the NIH and has published more than 75 articles and book chapters in nephrology and hypertension. She chairs the American Society of Hypertension Specialist Examination and a new Certified Hypertension Clinician Examination designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and PharmDs.

Taler is active in the areas of hypertension education, provider certification and guideline creation at the national level, and she served on the panel appointed to the 8th Joint National Committee (JNC-8) and the ACC/AHA Hypertension Guideline Writing Committee.