Atrial Fibrillation Resource Launch — Alliance for Aging Research, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, and

March 4, 2011 — The Silver Book®: Thrombosis will be launched on March 23, 2011, at an educational lunch briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Here is the invitation:

Alliance for Aging Research

The Silver Book: Thrombosis
An Educational Lunch Briefing
March 23, 2011

Each year close to 1.8 million Americans are diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, have a stroke, or experience a venous thrombembolism event. These can all be caused by or be the result of thrombosis—the formation of a blood clot in a blood vessel.

Join the Alliance for Aging Research (, in partnership with the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association ( and (, as they discuss the latest volume of the Alliance’s Silver Book, which shines the spotlight on the human and economic burden of these and other types of thrombosis, and explores the value of innovation in reducing these burdens.

The Alliance will also announce a related effort—the Afib Optimal Treatment Task Force, which has formed to ensure that appropriate guidelines for the treatment of afib are released and translated into practice.


Daniel Perry, President & CEO
Alliance for Aging Research

Sue Koob, MPA, Chief Executive Officer
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

Mellanie True Hills, Founder & CEO and the American Foundation for Women’s Health


Cardiology Nurse Practitioner
Rhode Island Cardiology Center
Past President of Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

J. Jaime Caro, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP
Senior Vice President
Health Economics, United BioSource

Mellanie True Hills, Atrial Fibrillation Patient
Founder & CEO, and the American Foundation for Women’s Health

Daniel Perry,
President & CEO
Alliance for Aging Research

March 23, 2011
12:00 – 1:30 PM
B-340 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C.
Lunch will be available
Please RSVP to Lindsay Clarke
([email protected] or 202.293.2856)

This briefing will be a widely attended educational event with a meal value less than $50.

This briefing is brought to you in partnership with:

Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association




The Silver Book: Thrombosis is supported by:


The Alliance for Aging Research is pleased to bring you the latest volume of The Silver Book:

The Silver Book: Thrombosis Chronic Disease and Medical Innovation in an Aging Nation

To download and order copies, visit

To learn more, go to

UPDATE: Video of the Launch is now available — see individual presentations by clicking on the video link following each presenter