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2013 aAPI Annual Meeting
Nov 15, 2013

Alabama API Annual Meeting 2013

Huntsville, Alabama


Friday November 15, 6pm to 11 pm

Doubletree Suites

6000 South Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35802 Phone: (256) 882-9400 

6 to 7 pm:   Registration, Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres

7 to 8 pm:   Activity for non medical spouses – Conference room

7 to 8:30 pm:   Medical talks (for physicians only) – Ballroom

8:30 to 9 pm:    Dinner

9 to 10 pm:      Non Pharma talks (for everyone)

10 to 11 pm:     Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Prabhakar Kamath                             

Retired Psychiatrist and author

Topic: “Stress and Distress” – Don’t let stress drive you to a shrink 

Stress is like spice - in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you."   ~Donald Tubesing

"Stress is when you wake up screaming and realize you haven't fallen asleep yet." –Unknown

"Life is not a matter of having good cards, but of playing a poor hand well." 

- Robert Louis Stevenson

 Click this link for program details for Friday 11/5/2013: 


Alabama API Annual Meeting 2013 CME Program

Huntsville, Alabama

Saturday November 16 Morning

Conference Hall (Entrance near Women’s Pavilion)

Crestwood Medical Center,

1 Hospital Drive, Huntsville AL 35801


Breakfast & Registration:    7:00 am to 7:30 am (Continental Breakfast)

CME Talks:                        7:30 am to 1 pm 

7:30 am to 8:30 am:  “The Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer  and the new Guidelines for Early Detection”- Dr. Gabriel Haas.Clinical Professor of Urology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL and Medical Director, Urology and Oncology Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc., Northbrook, IL 

8:30 am to 9:30 am:  Affordable Care Act: 101- Dr. M.S.Arun

9:30 am to 10:30 am: Understanding the dangers of adding salt to our food –Dr. Suren Neravetla, Director of Cardiac Surgery at Springfield Regional Medical Center, Ohio and author of a book titled “Salt Kills”. 

10:30 am to 11:00 am: Break (Visit Exhibits) and South Indian Brunch 

11:00 to 12:00 am:   Fraud and Abuse prevention in medical practice, Brad Robertson J.D. Associate in the White Collar and Litigation group, Birmingham.  

12: 00 to 1:00 pm    Medicine & Technology - Next 25 years, Dr.  Khaleel Ashraf, Hematology and Oncology Associates, Birmingham 

The University Of Alabama School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

1:00 pm- 1:30 pm     General Body meeting of aAPI (for members only)

Alabama API Annual Meeting Riverboat cruise 2013

Huntsville, Alabama

Annual Banquet

Saturday November 16, 5 to 9 pm (Boarding 4 pm)

Pickwick Belle Riverboat

802-B Wilson Street, NW Decatur, AL 35601

This is a panoramic cruise on Tennessee River.  View fall colors amongst lovely ambience.  There will be cocktails, sumptuous Indian food, and live musical entertainment and dancing /on board. 

Click this link for program details for the Dinner cruise: 

Click here to buy tickets and RSVP.  


CSLBehring, MEDA Pharmaceuticals, Merck,Janssen, UCB, Urologix Inc,Mylan Labs, Hospice of North Alabama, Harish Thadani, ServisFirst Bank