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Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series Inaugural Event March 21

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower will host the first installment of the Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 21, 2007, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

James S. Forrester, MD, eminent cardiologist, world-renowned researcher/ developer and respected cardiovascular symposia speaker, will deliver the first installment of the Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 21, 2007, 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower.

In recognition of its 25th anniversary, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower created the Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series. The series is funded by a generous grant provided by the Annenberg Foundation to further the Annenbergs’ vision for the Center — to advance health care education so that leaders in education, medicine, government, and industry can meet to collaborate to improve health care both locally and worldwide. A pioneer of research that has revolutionized cardiac care, Dr. Forrester will explore the recent advances in cardiovascular research and discuss just how close we are to understanding the mechanisms of heart disease and having answers for improving patient care and outcomes.

“Dr. Forrester is the George Burns and Gracie Allen Professor of Cardiovascular Research at Cedars-Sinai® Medical Center and former Chief of Cardiology,” shares Merle Bolton, MD, and Chairman of the Board of the Annenberg Center. “In addition, Dr. Forrester is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine. He is a distinguished cardiologist whose career has included roles as a clinician, investigator and teacher.”

Dr. Forrester’s lecture is entitled, “How close are we to solving the problems of heart disease?” A pioneer of research that has revolutionized cardiac care, Dr. Forrester will explore the recent advances in cardiovascular research and discuss just how close we are to understanding the mechanisms of heart disease and having answers for improving patient care and outcomes.While there are questions that still remain unanswered, researchers are closer than ever to finding a solution.

The Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series is free and open to the public. For further information, please call 760-773-4500.

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