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National Lipid Association Names Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH, as New President


5/6/2009 9:15:04 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vera A. Bittner, MD, MSPH, was elected to serve as President of the National Lipid Association (NLA) at the NLA 2009 Annual Scientific Sessions held in Miami Beach, FL, April 30–May 3, 2009. Dr. Bittner is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is section head of Preventive Cardiology, director of the Cardiovascular Disease Residency Program, and medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, UAB Hospital. She is a senior scientist at UAB’s Center for Health Promotion, Center for Aging, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, and Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research.

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