Miami Shores, Fla. – Barry University's Paul and Margaret Brand Research Center at Barry University recently launched its new national lecture series highlighting vital topics in podiatric medical research. The second lecture in The Paul & Margaret Brand Research Center Distinguished Lecture Series will feature on January 12, 2012, Peter Sheehan, MD, a widely known and acclaimed specialist in the field of diabetes. Dr. Sheehan's practice has focused on the cardiovascular and lower extremity complications of the disease. He has a particular research interest in peripheral neuropathy, wound healing, Charcot osteoarthropathy and peripheral arterial disease.
The lecture will begin at 6:30 pm at Barry University's Andreas Hall, Room 111, 11300 NE Second Avenue, Miami Shores, Florida, 33161. There will be no cost for the two-hour lecture. Two (2) CME credits will be offered to licensed podiatric physicians.
Beverages and a light snack will be served during a short lecture break.
Dr. Sheehan is a graduate of the SUNY-Downstate School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine. He continued his training at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven where Dr. Sheehan completed a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr. Sheehan is actively involved in numerous clinical trials dealing with cardiovascular disease, wound healing, diabetic neuropathy, and peripheral arterial disease, most recently as Senior Faculty, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has worked on both the local and national level with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) where he has served as Chairman of the Council on Foot Care. Dr. Sheehan led a consensus panel on peripheral arterial disease and diabetes sponsored by the ADA and the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
Currently, Dr. Sheehan is on the Board of Directors and Chairman of their Medical Advisory Board at Regenesis Biomedical, serves as president at Sheehan Health Management Consulting, LLP, and is a consultant at Sanford Health USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD.
The mission of the Paul & Margaret Brand Research Center is to create a world class research site utilizing the collaborative efforts of basic and clinical sciences. The School of Podiatric Medicine is emphasizing endeavors to spur student research in the areas of vascular medicine of the lower extremity, podiatric sports medicine, diabetic limb preservation, podopediatrics, and neuropathy prevention. Providing the CMEs at no cost, the School encourages lecture attendees to make a contribution to the Paul & Margaret Brand Research Center to help fund the various areas of student research.
For more information on the lecture please contact, Bob McKinlay, assistant dean at 305-899-3283. This event is sponsored by Stryker South Florida Agency, and the South Florida Learning Center.