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
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
1. Review the pathophysiology, classification, and diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH).
2. Discuss the risk factors, symptoms, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
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Consultant - Actelion
Speakers Bureau - Bayer
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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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