Seminar Series: Dr. George Dresser

Date: Friday, October 4
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: K203 (Third floor of the Kresge Building)

Hypertension in 2019: Using Informatics to deliver Specialty Level care to the Masses

Dr. George Dresser
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Western University

Short Bio:
Dr. Dresser completed his undergraduate and graduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. After receiving his accreditation in Clinical Pharmacology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, he completed a post-doctoral fellowship position in Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He is now an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario where he is active clinically in General Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology.

Dr. Dresser successfully defended his PhD in Pharmacology in January, 2004. His thesis describes the effects of a number of dietary constituents and herbal products on drug absorption from the gastrointestinal tract. He is also interested in what the human genome can tell us about individual patient response to drug therapy. Dr. Dresser was awarded the Piafsky Young Investigator Award by the Canadian Society of Clinical Pharmacology in 2004 for his contributions to research.

Coffee and tea will be provided, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

To reduce waste, guests are encouraged to bring a reusable mug or cup to the seminar. All are welcome. View the complete Seminar Series Listing.