Screening for Genetic Mutations in Lipids: Genetic Testing in Clinical Lipidology with James Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FASH, FASPC, FNYAM, FNLA

  • In this webinar, Dr. Underberg will provide an update on the role of genetic testing in the management of patients with lipid disorders. Why, when, who, and how?

    Level of Instruction: Intermediate

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine and NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Lipidology
Past-President, National Lipid Association
Past-President, American Board of Clinical Lipidology

Dr. Underberg is a Clinical Lipidologist. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. He is also the Director of the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic. Dr. Underberg holds joint appointments in the divisions of General Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at NYU.

Dr. Underberg is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and Past-President of the National Lipid Association.  He is a Fellow of the National Lipid Association, Past-President of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology & President of the Foundation of the National Lipid Association. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and is a board member of the Foundation of the National Lipid Association and the American Board of Clinical Lipidology.

Dr. Underberg’s Clinical Interests focus on the clinical management of patients with lipids and lipoprotein disorders and cardiovascular disease prevention. He maintains an active clinical research program in these areas and has authored numerous articles and book chapters in the field of Clinical Lipidology.

He sees patients both at Bellevue Hospital and in a University based Private practice setting.

Genomic Science Liaison, Ambry Genetics

Margo Gallegos joined Ambry Genetics in 2020 as the Specialty Genomic Science Liaison for the Northeast United States territory. She previously worked as a pediatric genetic counselor at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C, and an oncology genetic counselor at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. Her volunteer interests include public policy and licensure of genetic counselors both at the state and federal level. Margo received her Bachelors of Science degree in Cell Biology and Genetics from University of Maryland, College Park. She earned her Masters of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from University of South Carolina School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

  • Thu, February 24, 2022
  • 11:00am PST
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • C.E.U.
    1 Category 1 Contact Hour
  • P.A.C.E. 1 unit

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