Ronald J. Oudiz, MD
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, Liu Center for Pulmonary Hypertension LA BioMed Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Timothy M. Fernandes, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Vascular Program
San Diego, CA
- Assess the clinical trial data, safety, and efficacy of prostacyclin therapies for the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
- Review the role of the hospitalist in the selection, administration, monitoring, and evaluation of side effects of therapies for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
- Identify strategies for collaborative care with specialty centers when managing hospitalized patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
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Dr. Fernandez has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Consultant - Actelion
Speakers Bureau - Bayer
Dr. Oudiz has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Consultant - Actelion, Arena, Bayer, Gilead, United Therapeutics
Contract Research - AADi, Actelion, Arena, Bayer, Gilead, Liquidia, Reata, United Therapeutics
Speakers Bureau - Actelion, Bayer, Gilead, United Therapeutics
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