The event is sponsored by the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine and Division of CME.
Success of ACE inhibitors, alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics same in women and men with hypertension; diuretic superior in reducing cardiovascular complications.
The professorship was made possible by a gift from the United Therapeutics Corporation.
Bourge was the inaugural holder of the former professorship.
She was presented the award during the 62nd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology in San Francisco, Calif., in March.
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
Kay has held several administrative positions at UAB, including director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Section within the Division of Cardiovascular Disease.
The latest edition of Best Doctors in America ® recognizes 325 UAB physicians — voted by their peers as the best.
Leesar will be the inaugural holder of an endowed professorship in cardiology.