Heart disease is No. 1 killer of women

ewhc-11-25Are you interested in improving community health? Help us prevent heart disease by volunteering for one of Emory Women’s Heart Center’s free health screenings. Emory Women’s Heart Center’s “10,000 Women” project is a comprehensive program pledged to screen 10,000 local women for heart-disease risk factors. The data collected from these screenings is also used for invaluable research.

 

Volunteers help collect the following data:

    • Blood pressure
    • Cholesterol
    • Height/weight/waist circumference & BMI
    • Cardiovascular risk assessment (ASCVD Score)
    • Heart-health education and referral information
    • Data collection for 10,000 Women research project

For more information, please contact Molly Dunham-Friel at mdunha2@emory.edu.

 

Related Links
Emory Women’s Heart Center
10,000 Women Project
Emory University Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

 

About the Emory Women’s Heart Center
Emory Women’s Heart Center is a unique program dedicated to the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of heart disease in women. The center, led by nationally renowned women’s heart specialist Gina Lundberg, MD, provides comprehensive heart screenings to patients at risk for cardiovascular disease as well as a full range of treatment options for those already diagnosed with heart disease.

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Emory Department of Medicine
Emory Department of Medicine

The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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