Dr. Lawrence Harkless, founding dean of WesternU’s College of Podiatric Medicine, was one of the featured presenters at DFCon 2009 — Diabetic Foot Global Conference, held March 19-21 in Hollywood.

Dr. Harkless spoke on two topics: "My Intimal Relationship with Vascular Surgery," and "When Do I Call the Vascular Surgeon?" The conference featured a variety of such presentations by medical professionals from all over the country, as well as vendor exhibits and special guests, including "Battlestar Galactica" and "Miami Vice" actor Edward James Olmos.

For more information about the conference, please visit the DFCon Conference Website.