Day 1

08:00 AM

Session I

Session I Research Workshop  - 2.0 CME hrs 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Literature review Sophie George
Choosing Research topic Vrunda Sakharkar
Tips on Research Budgeting Camille Ragin
Opportunities for bench research in The Bahamas Indera Martin
Opportunities for Collaborative research Robin Roberts
Moving your Research Project to Publication Glenn Jones
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Coffee Break 10:00am– 10:30am

10:00 AM

Session II

Session II - Health Surveillance 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Child Health Assessment & Screening Services (CHASS) – Painting the complete picture of the health of our youth Phillip Swann
Polypharmacy Among Elderly Patients Attending the Geriatrics Clinic at Selected Primary Health Care Centres and Internal Medicine Clinics at Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas Mitesha Nottage
The Use of Smart Devices in the Management of Patients with Non-Communicable Diseases by Physicians in Grand Bahama and New Providence: Physicians’ Perspective Dawn Gallagher
Assessment of traditional risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Geeta Kumari
The WHO HEARTS Initiative – Addressing Patient Compliance and Physician Inertia in the management of Hypertension Phillip Swann
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Lunch 12:00PM-12:30PM

12:30 PM

Session III

Session III– 1.5 CME hrs 12:30PM– 2:30PM Cancer and Genetics
RBC Lecture Remarks from, RBC President and SCMR Director
RBC Key Note Presentation The Future to Curing Cancers is Here, Today: Precision Medicine from Bench to Bedside. Sophie George
Presentations and Outcomes For Breast Cancer with Adjuvant Radiotherapy at The Cancer Centre Bahamas Glenn Jones
Gene Profiles prostate cancer in The Bahamas – Preliminary Results Camille Ragin
First Year Experience of Hereditary Testing in Gynecological Cancer Patients in a Clinical Setting in the Bahamas Saida Bowe
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Coffee Break 2:30PM – 3:00PM

03:00 PM

Session IV

Session IV - 2.0 CME hrs Medicine on The Cutting Edge 3:00PM - 500PM
Cardiovascular Safety of Lorcaserin in Overweight or Obese Patients Corville Brown
Regenerative Medicine Anthony A. Oliva
Continuing Advances in Radiotherapy Cancer Treatment Glenn Jones
The Occurrence of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections In The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Princess Margaret Hospital Nassau Bahamas Between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2015 Inderia Nairn
The Descriptive Epidemiology of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of The Newborn at The Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau Bahamas from June 2013 to June 2018 Latina Fitz-Gerald
Adolescent Admissions to Princess Margaret Hospital to Children and Adult's ward between 2013-2017 Kenva Fowler
Impact of Bundled Care on Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in a Caribbean NICU Setting: A Quality Improvement Project Raquel Pitter-Curry
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Day 2

08:00 AM

Session V

Session V - 2.0 CME hrs Combating Non Communicable Diseases 8:00AM – 10:00AM
Sugar Sweetened Beverage tax Barbados Miriam Alvarado
Successful and Unsuccessful - Hitting the target, but missing the target. Healthy Lifestyles Screening Programme Phillip Swann
The Adhere Study-Princess Margaret Hospital Bahamas: A Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medication (stated) Adherence Survey Caneicea Bowles
Risk Factors of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in Selected Primary Care Settings, New Providence, The Bahamas Samra Zonicle-Newton
Knowledge and Practices of Residents in New Providence, THe Bahamas Concerning Their Engagement and Perception of Physical Activity as a Non-pharmacological Modifier of Chronic Non-Communicable Disease Brunee Dorsett
Sugar consumption and its health impact in the Caribbean: A Mandate for Public Polices. Miriam Alvarado
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Coffee Break 10:00AM - 10:30AM

10:30 AM

Session VI

Session VI – 1.5 CME hrs Advancing Public Healthcare, Policy, and Evaluation 10:30AM – 12:00PM
The Dorian Dilemma:  Accident & Emergency/GBHS - Status Update & Experience Assessment Michelle Sweeting
The impact of the quantity of dialysis access procedures done on available operating time over a decade. Wiltherine Mckenzie
Self-reported Sleep Disturbances in Patients With and Without Chronic Non-communicable Diseases Cared For By Physicians In The Public Primary Health Care Settings In The Bahamas Rhonda Roberts-Carter
Engaging the Public in Framing NHI Policy Framework Monique Thompson
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Lunch 1200PM -12:30PM

01:00 PM

Session VII

Session VII 3.0 CME Hrs 1:00PM - 5:00PM Tomorrow’s Medicine for the World to see, Today
Treatment experience and repeat pregnancy impacts the efficacy of the WHO Option B regimen for the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV Indira Martin
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) remains a global health concern and the transmission rates in the 15-25yrs age group is of interest for The World Health Organization (WHO) Tamara Moss
Hepatitis B Epidemiology in the Bahamas Raymond Smith
Some Determinants of Teen Pregnancy on Selected Islands in The Bahamas Janice Edwards-Rowlands
Observed Timelines for Utilization of Reperfusion Therapy in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients at Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas Jessica Moss
“Mirror, Mirror on The Wall, Who Is the Fairest of Them All” – Knowledge Attitudes and Practices Among Women Concerning Skin Bleaching In New Providence, The Bahamas Vashti Darling
Histopathological Analysis Of Appendectomy Specimens in The Bahamas from 2014 to 2018 Kelly Johnson
Trends of ocular injuries requiring surgical management at The Princess Margaret Hospital in The Bahamas Rana Greene
Accuracy of Convolutional Neural network model trained using transfer learning for detecting Herpes Simplex virus epithelial keratitis Tarun Arora
Subthreshold Diode Micropulse laser versus Observation in Acute Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Supriya Arora
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