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

Primary Appointment

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

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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