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Module 3: Nonpharmacologic approaches to promote population cardiovascular health

Lucas Blomgren November 1, 2022

Speaker: Lale Tokgözoğlu, Ankara, Turkey

About the talk:

The objective is to review the current lipid lowering therapy options we have today for lowering different atherogenic lipoproteins to get to guideline recommended goals.

About the speaker:

Lale Tokgözoğlu graduated from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 1982.

Active in EAS in various roles over many years, she is the current past-President of EAS, and was the President of the 77th EAS Congress in İstanbul. She also served as the president of the ‘Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology Working Group of the ESC’ between 2008 and 2010. She has served on the boards of the ESC and IAS Committees, and the Prevention Association of ESC. as Member-at-Large. She has been serving on the Scientific Program Committee of ESC since 1995. She has been a member of the young investigator award committees of the IAS.

Prof. Tokgözoğlu has been elected to the ‘Science Academy in Turkey’ in 2014.

Prof. Tokgözoğlu has served as the Secretary of the Lipid Working Group of the Turkish Society of Cardiology between 1994 and 1996, as President of the Lipid Working Group of the Turkish Society of Cardiology between 1998 and 2000. She has been on the Executive Committee of the Turkish Society of Cardiology for 6 years between 2000 and 2006 and as Vice President between 2008 and 2010 and the President of the Turkish Society of Cardiology between 2014-2016. She was the first female President of this society in its history of 52 years. She has chaired the ‘Research Committee of the Turkish Society of Cardiology’ for 4 years. She is the founding member of the Atherosclerosis Research and Education Society in Turkey. Prof Tokgözoğlu is one of the authors of the ‘National Heart Health Policy’ for Turkey. She has been on the Guideline Committee for the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in Turkey in 1995 and in 2002 when the Guidelines were revised.

Prof Tokgözoğlu has more than 400 publications, has authored 3 books and several book chapters. Prof. Tokgözoğlu is on the Editorial Board for European Heart Journal, Atherosclerosis, Anatolian Journal of Cardiology and Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology. Prof. Tokgözoğlu is the Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the European Society of Cardiology (FESC). Prof. Tokgözoğlu has been an author on the EAS/ESC dyslipidemia guidelines in 2011, 2016 & 2019.

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