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Neurocognitive Issues in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease #ACHACares
Did you know that we are learning that some patients with congenital heart disease have neuropsychological and mental health issues? This includes areas such as executive function, attention, impulsivity, language processing and possibly cognition. Do you want to learn more about this? If so, you don’t want to miss this webinar. Dr. Scott Klewer, ACHD cardiologist, will talk about what is currently known about these challenges in adolescents and adults with CHD. He will also discuss ways to improve support and intervention in this population in an effort to improve outcomes and quality of life. Register today.

Sponsorship support provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. and Gilead Sciences.

Jul 17, 2019 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Scott Klewer, MD
Professor of medicine and pediatrics @University of Arizona
Dr. Klewer is a professor of medicine and pediatrics at The University of Arizona, specializing in the care of children and adults with congenital heart problems. He is also an active researcher at Sarver Heart Center and the Steele Children’s Research Center. Dr. Klewer’s research efforts have focused on the genetics and molecular regulation of heart development and, more recently, have shifted towards developing a population-based surveillance network for teens and adults with congenital heart defects in Arizona. Dr. Klewer is currently is the Division Chief for the Section of Pediatric Cardiology. He was named the Peggy M. Barrett Endowed Chair for Congenital Heart Disease in Adults at the University of Arizona in 2013 and is a member of the ACHA Medical Advisory Board.