2013 MEN'S HEALTH CONFERENCE SPEAKERS & SESSIONS

Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Below are our scheduled topics and speakers for the breakout sessions.
Session 1: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM


FOR MEN ONLY: Do I Have Low-T?
Kelly Boudreaux, Jr., MD
Urologist
Louisiana Urology

Dr. Boudreaux received his undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. He completed his internship and urology residency in Nashville, TN at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2010. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Boudreaux began private practice in Baton Rouge. His primary interests are robotic, laparoscopic, and minimally invasive approaches to genitourinary malignancies and disease processes.

He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Urological Association, Vanderbilt Urology Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, Capital Area Medical Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.


How Do I Know If I Have Heart Blockage?

Bryan Hathorn, MD, FACC
Cardiology
Louisiana Cardiology Associates
OLOL Physician Group

Dr. Hathorn graduated medical school at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He was in residency at the University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX followed by a fellowship in Research, at Cullen Research Labs of the Texas Heart Institute; and Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School. He is Board Certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine.


Sleep Problems? Symptoms and Treatment
Richard Kearley, MD
Pulmonary Medicine
OLOL Physician Group

Richard Kearley, MD earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He performed both his internship and residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville where he also did his Fellowship training. Dr. Kearley specializes in pulmonary medicine. He is currently the Medical Director of Critical Care Medicine and the Department of Respiratory Care at OLOLRMC.


Preventive Screenings for Men 50+: Tests, Screenings & Vaccines
Bradley Meek, MD
Internal Medicine
OLOL Physician Group

Dr. Meek is the Director of Our Lady of the Lake's medically supervised weight loss clinic, Lake Weight Solutions, and is a native of Baton Rouge. He received his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, La., and completed an Internal Medicine residency, serving as Chief Resident at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has been in practice since 1999. Dr. Meek specializes in adult and adolescent primary care and preventive medicine. His special interest is in treatment of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, hypertension, high cholesterol and heart disease. Dr. Meek follows patients ages 18 and older.


Belly Size is Important to Your Health
Nikhil Dhurandhar, PhD
Endowed Professor, Infection and Obesity Laboratory
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Dr. Dhurandhar received his Masters of Science in Food & Nutrition at the North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND; and his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Bombay, India.  

Dr. Nikhil V. Dhurandhar is an associate editor of the International Journal of Obesity and on the editorial boards of the journal “Obesity” and “The Open Obesity Journal”.

He is serving as vice president of The Obesity Society, 2012-2013, and is in line to serve as president in 2014.


Back Pain: Causes and Treatment Options
Sean Shannon, MD
Rheumatology
OLOL Physician Group

Dr. Shannon received his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where he also performed his fellowship in rheumatology. Dr. Shannon is Board Certified in rheumatology.