May 23, 2010~ Dr. Dean G. Karalis on Diabetes and Lipids

Diabetes Living Today® radio program, provides listeners with education, inspiration and motivation to live healthy and well with diabetes. Whether you have diabetes or know someone who does Diabetes Living Today® radio program offers experience, insight, education and tips to manage life with diabetes. Through interviews, including “World Class” Research Scientist, physicians and people living with diabetes, living well tips and questions from the listening audience, host Kitty Castellini and Endocrinologist Dr. Joseph J. Fallon, Jr. are there every step of the way to offer guidance, advice, and most of all, support.

This week Kitty and Dr. Fallon will interview Dr.Dean G. Karalis , Clinical Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.

Dean G. Karalis, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dean Karalis, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He serves as attending cardiologist at Hahnemann University Hospital and works in private practice with Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia.

An expert in his field, Dr. Karalis has conducted over thirty clinical trials in cardiology, including several landmark trials in the area of cholesterol-lowering.  He has written over 100 articles, book chapters, and abstracts.  He has been a guest lecturer on a wide variety of topics related to cardiovascular health, with a focus in the areas of echocardiography, hypertension and lipid lowering.  Dr. Karalis also reviews manuscripts for several leading medical journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Karalis is a member of several professional associations, including the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, American Medical Association and the National Lipid Association.  For the last several years he has served as a board member for the Northeast Lipid Association.  Since 1987 he has served as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and recently was awarded Diplomate status with the American Board of Clinical Lipidology.  In 2006 and 1993, he was honored as teacher of the year by Drexel University’s Department of Medicine and received a commendation for outstanding teaching of medical interns and residents in 1991-1992.

After earning his medical doctorate from Albany Medical College, Dr. Karalis completed his residency in The Cornell Hospitals; North Shore University Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.  He subsequently completed a fellowship in cardiology at the Likoff Cardiovascular Institute at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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May 23, 2010 ~ Dr. Dean G. Karalis,Clinical Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.