Virtual Conference
Heart Summit 2023

Ahmad El Ouweini

Thumbay University Hospital;Gulf Medical University, UAE

Title: Dyslipidemia management: Where are we and where are we going?


This presentation will focus on dyslipidemia management, an important aspect of cardiovascular disease prevention and management. Dyslipidemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, and effective management of dyslipidemia is crucial in reducing the burden of these diseases. The presentation will begin by discussing the current guidelines for dyslipidemia management, which recommend the use of statins and other lipid-lowering therapies. The benefits and potential risks of these therapies will be highlighted, along with strategies for optimizing treatment outcomes. In addition to the use of traditional therapies, the presentation will also cover emerging therapies and interventions that may enhance the effectiveness of dyslipidemia management. These may include novel pharmacological agents, lifestyle modifications, and precision medicine approaches. The presentation will then discuss the challenges and opportunities in dyslipidemia management, including patient adherence to treatment, cost-effectiveness, and the need for personalized approaches. Finally, the presentation will provide an outlook on the future directions in dyslipidemia management, including the development of more effective therapies and the integration of technology to improve patient outcomes.


Ahmad El Ouweini is currently serving as a clinical lecturer in Gulf Medical University, Ajman, UAE. He is also a critical care clinical pharmacist and preceptor at Thumbay University Hospital, the affiliated university hospital with Gulf Medical University. In addition, he is an American Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. In October 2022, he started his post-doctoral Fellowship program in Clinical Pharmacy Research with Critical Care Specialty, a 2-years joint program between Gulf Medical University and Washington State University. From August 2020 to August 2021, he worked as a clinical pharmacist (focusing Internal Medicine and Cardiology) in Lebanese American Medical Center - Rizk Hospital. He was also a clinical lecturer and preceptor at LAU School of Pharmacy.