At the completion of this educational session, participants should be able to:
- Compare the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in those with and without HIV infection.
- Differentiate the contributions of HIV medications vs. the infection itself on cardiovascular disease.
- Predict which interventions may reduce the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients.
Samir Gupta is an HIV care provider at the Wishard Memorial Hospital (the county hospital for Indianapolis) and has participated in clinical research focusing on the effects of HIV and ART on renal and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Gupta receives funding from both the NIH and industry to support these ongoing research efforts. In particular, Dr. Gupta is the Principal Investigator for one of the NIH-CVD collaborative research programs.
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