- Timezone: America/New_York
- Date: Oct 13 2020
- Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hot Topics in Cardiovascular Sleep Medicine: A Year in Review
- A discussion of the key clinical findings in cardiovascular sleep medicine in 2020
- The correlate of current research to the practice of cardiovascular sleep medicine
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About the Presenter:
Christopher J. Lettieri, MD, FCCP, FAASM
- Colonel (ret), Medical Corps, US Army, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
- Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
- Medical Expert, US Medical Affairs, Respiratory Division for GlaxoSmithKline
Christopher J Lettieri, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM, is Professor of Medicine and has served as a Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Consultant to the Army Surgeon General, the Senior Medical Advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Director of Global Operations for the Joint Staff Surgeon’s Office. Dr Lettieri received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center and received his fellowship training in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Currently, Dr. Lettieri works in Bethesda, MD and 1 other location and specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Lettieri is affiliated with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Suburban Hospital.
He has served as the Chief of Medical Residents, a team leader for the US Army Special Medical Augmentation Team, Chief of Walter Reed’s Sleep Disorders Center, Medical Team Leader for the Raven Rock Mountain Complex, and Assistant Deputy Commander for Medical Services at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Most recently, he served as the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program Director at the National Capital Consortium. He completed Operational assignments as the Battalion Surgeon for the 1st Infantry Division in support of Operational Shared Accord, Team Surgeon for JTF-FA (Asia-Pacific), and Chief of Medicine and Critical Care Services for both the 14th and 31st Combat Support Hospitals in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Dr Lettieri has been the Chair of the American Thoracic Society’s Section of Terrorism and Disaster Medicine, Chair of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s Education Committee, and member of the Executive Board of the American Sleep Medicine Foundation