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September 23, 2015: “Evaluation of National Guidelines for the Prevention of CV Disease and Understanding the Influences that Produce Atherosclerotic Plaque”, Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, California.

April 15, 2015: Keynote Address, Los Angeles Cardiovascular Research Symposium, UCLA California Nanosystems Institute, supported by AHA.

June 26, October 27, 2014; March 11, 2015: “How to talk to your doctor about preventing heart disease and stroke“, APC Senior Wellness Center, Alhambra, California for AHA.

May 21, 2014: “Heart Disease and Stroke: What you can do to Recover and Cope”, The State of California Department of Insurance, Disability Advisory Committee, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and San Francisco, California, for AHA.

March 29, 2014: “How to Prevent a Heart Attack”, Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute, Gardena, California, for AHA.

March 31, 2012: “Lipidology for the Non-Cardiologist” for the Wadsworth Veterans Hospital Alumni Association, West Los Angeles, California.

January 25, 2012: “What is a Heart Healthy Lifestyle?” for Tokio Marine Management and the American Heart Association, Pasadena, California.

October 22, 2011: “Inflammation and CVD: What are the Biomarkers and do they help in decision-making?” at the 3rd Annual Orange County Symposium on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

July 20, 2011:  “Eating Healthy and Heart Disease” for Transamerica and American Heart Association, Los Angeles, California

April 19, 2011: Practical Tips to Control Cholesterol, Emanuel Sigoloff Lecture Series, VA GLAHS, Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center, Los Angeles, California.November 6, 2010: Practical Tips to Control Cholesterol, Chao Family Healthcare Conference for Chinese Americans, University of California Irvine

April 8, 2010: Practical Tips to Control Cholesterol, Chinese Community Health Education, University of California San Francisco.

April 3, 2007, lecturer, UCLA School of Nursing, Acute Care Section: “The Metabolic Syndrome and Dyslipdemia”.

February 21, 2007, lecturer, Lovelace Clinic, Albuquerque, New Mexico: “The Clinical Significant of the Heterogeneity of LDL and HDL Cholesterol”.

January 25, 2007: Grand Rounds, St. Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, “Optimizing Lipid Management in Cardiovascular Disease: The Importance of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C).”

December 15, 2006,  “Assessment of Lipoproteins by Gradient Gel Electrophoresis”, “Challenges in Dyslipidemia: Laboratory Assessment and Update in Applied Lipidology”, Duke University Medical Center.

October 22, 2004: “Coronary Artery Disease among the Chinese in North America and What you can do about it,” Foon P. Chin Memorial Lecture, Twelfth Conference on Health Care of The Chinese in North America, “Quality Care – Bridging the Gaps”, San Francisco.

October 3, 2003: “Health Issues, Demographics and Program Implementation for Asian Americans,” Discovering the Full Spectrum of Cardiovascular Disease Disparities featuring Cardiovascular Science and

Healthcare Disparities and the Minority Health Summit 2003, American Heart Association, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1-4, 2003.

February 26, 2003: “Goals for Managing Hyperlipidemia and Cardiovascular Risk,” VA Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah.

July 29, 2002: “Emerging Cardiovascular Risk Factors,” Chinese American Medical Association of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

July 29, 2002: “Advanced Testing For Non-Conventional Lipid Risk Factors for CAD,” Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, California.

June 11, 2002: “Advanced Lipid Testing,” Scripps Executive Health Center, La Jolla, California.May 5, 2001: “Hereditary Dyslipidemias, Symposium on Atherosclerosis and Dyslipidemia,” Current Concepts in Pathophysiology, Detection & Management, Los Angeles, California, sponsored by the Tommy Lasorda Heart Institute, Centinela Hospital.

December 1, 1999: “Changing the Natural History of Coronary Artery Disease,” Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.



 M.J. Wong, oral and poster presentation, “Disorders Other than LDLC that Cause Atherosclerosis are Present in Chinese,” presented at the 9th International Conference on Health Problems Related to the Chinese in North America, Los Angeles, California, August 22, 1998.



Lipid Management, From Basics to Clinic, Editor Hussein Yassine, Chapter 15, New and Emerging Therapies for Hyperlipidemia, Springer 2015.