J. Rader, MD, an internationally renowned expert in the human genetics
of lipoprotein biology and cardiovascular disease, presented the fourth
annual Joseph A. Wagner, MD Memorial Lecture in Bryn Mawr Hospital’s
Pennypacker Auditorium on May 22. Dr. Rader’s topic was “Controversies
and Developments in the Management of Lipids.”
Dr. Rader is Chair of the Department of Genetics of the Perelman
School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is
also Chief of the Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics
and the Edward S. Cooper, MD/Norman Roosevelt and Elizabeth Meriwether
McLure Professor of Medicine.
The Wagner Lecture series is named for Joseph A. (Joe) Wagner, MD, a
highly respected and admired Bryn Mawr physician and chief of Cardiology
from 1967 to 1972. Dr. Wagner died in 2000. The Wagner Lecture is
funded by the Joseph A. Wagner, MD Cardiac Education Endowment Fund,
which was established in 2004 by Dr. Wagner’s widow, Bernice, and her
three sons, Theodore, Robert and Jeffrey. It was Mrs. Wagner and
her sons’ desire to honor their husband and father’s memory by creating
a perpetual legacy to support continuing medical education in cardiology
at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.