Baltimore, MD - November 9, 2010

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The hearing has now ended. Each individual panel may be viewed separately via the links below:

Opening Statements:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses1.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses1-cc.asx (with captioning)

Overview of Adult Cardiovascular Disease:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses2.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses2-cc.asx (with captioning)

Children and Cardiovascular Disease:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses3.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses3-cc.asx (with captioning)

Living with Cardiovascular Disease or Organ Transplants:
Part 1:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses4a.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses4a-cc.asx (with captioning)

Part 2:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses4b.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses4b-cc.asx (with captioning)

Overview of Multiple Organ Transplants:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses5.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses5-cc.asx (with captioning)

Closing Remarks:
www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses6.asx

www.yorkmedia.com/stream/ssa/2010/11/09_ses6-cc.asx (with captioning)

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Statements
  • Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Administration
  • Susan B. Shurin, M.D., Acting Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
  • David A. Rust, Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy, Social Security Administration
  • Glenn Sklar, Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review, Social Security Administration
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Overview of Adult Cardiovascular Disease

  • Ileana L. Piña, M.D., MPH, Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Cardiology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Representative for the American Heart Association [testimony_pt1] [testimony_pt2]
  • Jennifer Ellis, M.D., Adult Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Washington Hospital Center [testimony]
  • Gaby Weissman, M.D., Adult Cardiologist, Washington Hospital Center [testimony]
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Morning Break 
11:00 - 12:15 p.m.

Children and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Geoffrey Rosenthal, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program at UMMC [testimony]
  • Allen Everett, M.D., Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center [testimony]
  • Jane Crosson, M.D., Director of the Pediatric Electrophysiology Service and Co-Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center [testimony]
12:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch Break
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Living with Cardiovascular Disease or Organ Transplants
  • Ralph Davis, June 2007 Heart Transplant recipient [testimony]
  • Lavinia Krech, Mother/Caregiver, October 2010 Heart and Liver Transplant recipient [testimony]
  • Ellen Rains Harris, Individual Diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension [testimony]
  • Erika Feller, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Heart Transplantation, Maryland Heart Center, University of Maryland Medical Center [testimony]
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Afternoon Break
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Overview of Multiple Organ Transplants

  • Clive Callender, M.D., founder and director, Transplant Center, Howard University Hospital [testimony_pt1] [testimony_pt2] [testimony_pt3]
  • Monica Colvin-Adams, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure, Transplantation, and Mechanical Circulatory Support, University of Minnesota [testimony]
  • Janet Scheel, M.D., Pediatric Cardiologist, Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Service, Johns Hopkins Hospital [testimony]
4:45 - 5:00 p.m. 
Closing Remarks

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