New York, NY, April 20, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The American Venous Forum (AVF) has announced the results of its latest election for leadership positions within the Society. Lowell S. Kabnick MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh, Director of the New York University Vein Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York and Morristown, New Jersey will serve as President of the AVF for the 2016-2017 term.
“It is a privilege to assume the role as Board President of the American Venous Forum. We are truly a unique organization, consisting of devoted and distinguished physicians. I welcome the opportunity to work with our Board of Directors and dedicated committee members to enhance our many physician educational initiatives and continue the tradition of collaborative efforts to engender recognition of advancements in medical techniques that aid and support the wellness of our patients.” – Dr. Lowell S. Kabnick
Founded in 1987, AVF fosters cutting edge research and clinical innovation and educates healthcare professionals, patients, and policy makers about venous and lymphatic diseases. AVF's leadership and membership are recognized internationally as thought leaders, expert investigators and clinicians dedicated to improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic diseases. As this medical specialty grows, the AVF continues to lead by:
Providing interactive and hands-on education to physicians and fellows
Developing the first online venous registry to ultimately improve patient care
Building multi-specialty coalitions to advocate for improvements in venous and lymphatic disease
Increasing its patient outreach through expansion of its screening program