September 29, 2011 - Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) will host Dr. Marshall B. Elam for a talk on the topic “Evaluation and Management of Atherogenic Risk in Metabolic Syndrome” on Monday, October 10, at 4 p.m. in the Sam and Sue Mars Performing Arts Center in the Duke Hall of Citizenship on the LMU main campus in Harrogate, Tenn. The talk is made possible by a grant from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Elam currently serves as Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine (Cardiovascular Diseases) at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and Director of the Lipid Metabolism Clinics at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Elam received his undergraduate degree from Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn., and his M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center.

All area health care professionals are encouraged to attend this free event. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is available from the AHA for any physician, nurse or pharmacist who attends the presentation and then takes a short online quiz. Information on completing the quiz for CME credit will be distributed before Elam’s talk. Registration for CME credit is free and will be performed at the end of the presentation.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of health care professionals to provide health care in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, email, or visit us online at

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