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- Discuss the impacts of cardiovascular disease on women’s health, including disparities in disease burden, mortality, and access to care
- Provide an overview of key diagnostic considerations and disease management in women
- Emphasize ways to empower women to adopt healthy habits that may prevent heart disease or improve cardiovascular outcomes
- Highlight health care policies that present barriers to access to quality care and coverage
Nieca Goldberg, MD
Dr. Nieca Goldberg is Medical Director of Atria New York City and Clinical Associate Professor of medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. She was the Co-Medical Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Cardio Rehab Program. Dr. Goldberg is a cardiologist, author, and podcast host of “Beyond the Heart – Improving Your Health One Conversation at a Time,” and a nationally recognized pioneer in women’s heart health. Dr. Goldberg is a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association and started the “Go Red for Women” campaign. Before joining Atria New York City, she was medical director of NYU Women’s Heart Program, Senior Advisor of Women’s Health Strategy NYU Langone Health, the founder, and Medical Director of the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health at the NYU Langone Medical Center.
Jennifer L. Hall, PhD
Jennifer Hall, PhD serves as the Chief of Data Science and Analytics at the American Heart Association (AHA). Dr. Hall is also an adjunct Professor in the Dept of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Under her leadership at the AHA, she has established the AHA Precision Medicine Platform, a cloud-based resource for researchers with a web portal providing access to data and workspaces equipped with analysis tools. Dr. Hall’s team works in partnership with NIH and its cloud-based platforms to standardize best practices and interfaces to allow academic researchers agility and ease use of use. She currently serves as a co-PI of the NHGRI’s AnVIL (Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab Space), the goal of which is to create a cloud-based platform for clinicians to have access to genomic information and tools to better treat patients. Dr. Hall lead a team of over 20 data scientists, evaluation analysts and computational engineers. Their evaluation analysts have played a key role in the current AnVIL grant to evaluate the needs of clinical genomics researchers and translate these needs into new tools and resources on the AnVIL platform by working alongside the product teams. Dr. Hall also serves as a co-PI of a data harmonization grant (1R61NS120246-01) in which her team is testing novel harmonization methods with five longitudinal NIH datasets and establish a risk score analysis for stroke. They use the Precision Medicine Platform to provide a portal and search for the metadata to the general public.
SWHR’s Value of Diagnostics within Women’s Health series is supported by an educational sponsorship from Roche. SWHR maintains independence and editorial control over program development, content, and work products.