Caring for Women's Hearts

Dr. Nanette Wenger describes a key meeting at Emory University on womens cardiovascular health and research.


Credit: Larry Warry and Geoff Huitt, Emory University School of Medicine

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Back in April 2010, Moving Into the Future: New Dimensions and Strategies for Womens Health Research was convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and co-hosted by the Office of Research on Womens Health and Emory School of Medicine. The conference was focused on NIH planning of the womens health research agenda for the next decade. Read more >

About Dr. Wenger

The conference chair is Nanette Wenger, MD, professor of medicine (cardiology), Emory School of Medicine, and chief of cardiology at Grady Memorial Hospital. In a career that spans more than 50 years, Wengers dedication to reducing womens disability and death from cardiovascular disease has made her one of the countrys most-respected experts on coronary heart disease in women. In 2009, Wenger received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology.