Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Education

  1. Fellow - Cardiovascular Clinical Fellow Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Fellow - Cardiovascular Research Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. MD - Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  5. BS - Science of Medicine Northwestern University

Certifications

  1. Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Diversity and Inclusion, 2010-present
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, 2009-present
  • Medical Director, Science and Leadership Symposium for Women with Heart Disease, 2002-present
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 1991-present
  • Governing Board, Womenheart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, 2008-2014
  • Invited Speaker, National Wear Red Day at the White House, 2004

Interests

  • Heart disease in women
  • Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction
  • Microvascular disease
  • Mental health issues in cardiovascular disease
  • Pericardial diseases
  • Menopausal health
  • Patient education
  • Social media in health care and medical research
  • Health equity and health disparities research
  • Community-based participatory research

Publications

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Research

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