Welcome to the 2017 Fall Meeting Webpage.
October 26-28, 2017
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Muhammad Aslam, MD
Chair, Host Committee

Tahir Latif, MD
Co-Chair Fall Meeting

Sajid Chaudhary, MD
President, APPNA 2017


To register online, please log into your APPNA account at the following link.


You may also register for this meeting by downloading the registration form and returning it with payment to APPNA by mail/fax/email.

Email: meetings@appna.org
Phone: (630) 968-8585 ext. 106
Fax: (630) 968-8677

Mailing Address:

6414 South Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559

The Westin Cincinnati
21 E. 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Discount Rate of $159 + Taxes Mention APPNA when reserving your room. 1-800-WESTIN 1 or 1-800-937-8461 Book online at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/APPNAFallMeetingRoomBlock

APPNA offers vendors and non-profit organizations an opportunity to showcase their products and/or services throughout the convention. Exhibitors at APPNA conventions represent a diverse spectrum of industry; including, but not limited to pharmaceuticals, bio-technology, investment, insurance, real-estate, clothing, jewelry and not-for-profit organizations.

Retail Exhibitors (Clothing, Jewelry, Art, etc…), please download the APPNA 2017 Fall Meeting Retail Packet for all the necessary information.

Online Registration; however the exhibitor packet form still needs to be filled and the executed contract returned to APPNA.


Please follow all the instructions on the form.

Contact the APPNA office for any question.

Phone: (630) 968-8585
Fax: (630) 968-8677
Email: meetings@appna.org

6414 South Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559

Friday, Oct 27th
Time Topic Speaker
07:30-08:00 Breakfast
08:00-08:05 Opening Remarks Nadeem Anwar, MD
Chair, CME Committee
Associate Professor
University of Cincinnati
08:05-08:10 Welcome Address Sajid Chaudhary, MD
President, APPNA 2017
08:10-08:30 History of Medicine & Cincinnati Anwer Siddiqui, MD
Track 1: Cancer Prevention & Supportive Care
Moderators: Tahir Latif, MD & Faisal Adhami, MD
08:30-09:00 Breast Cancer Screening Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD
Professor, Breast Surgery
University of Cincinnati
09:00-09:30 Colon Cancer Screening Krishnamurthi Ramprasad, MD
VA Medical Center, Cincinnati
09:30-10:00 Bone Marrow Transplant – An Overview Qaiser Bashir, MD
Associate Professor
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas
10:00-10:15 Questions for the Panel
Track 2: Metabolic Syndrome
Moderators: Khurram Bari, MD & Sobia Yaqub, MD
10:15-10:45 Diabetic Nephropathy, Diagnosis and Management Kotagal Kant, MD
Professor, Nephrology
University of Cincinnati
10:45-11:15 Bariatric Surgery Tayyab Diwan, MD
Assistant Professor
Transplant Surgery
University of Cincinnati
11:15-11:45 Structural Heart Disease Imran Arif, MD
Professor, Cardiology
University of Cincinnati
11:45-12:00 Questions Session
12:00-12:45 Lunch

Saturday, Oct 28th
Time Topic Speaker
07:30-08:00 Breakfast
Track 3: Updates in Primary Care
Moderators: Nadeem Anwar, MD & Shahzad Saeed, MD
8:00-08:30 Food Borne Allergies Christopher McKnight, MD
Allergy & Immunology
Cincinnati VA Medical Center
08:30-09:00 Opioid Addiction Michael Binder, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati
09:00-09:30 Hypertension Treatment Guidelines Update Charuhas Thakar, MD
Professor, Nephrology
University of Cincinnati
09:30-10:00 Questions for the Panel







Muhammad Aslam, MD

Tahir Latif,MD (President APPNA GC Chapter)
Ghulam Mujtaba, MD (President, APPNA Ohio Chapter)

Aisha Zafar, MD (Indianapolis)
Shahid Sheikh, MD (Columbus)
Baber Cheema, MD (Louisville)
Arif Baig, MD (Dayton)

Subcommittee Chairs:
Advocacy, Program & sponsorship Committees: Rashid Khan, MD
Entertainment and Banquet Committees: Tahir Sajjad, MD
CME Committee: Nadeem Anwar, MD
Publication Committee: Furrukh Awan, MD
Communication Committee: Tahir Latif, MD
Babysitting Committee: Zoha Bari, MD
APPNA Bazaar: Tariq Khan
Transport & Tours Committee: Shoaib Asghar, MD
Decoration Committee: Naghma Malik, MD