"There is no history of scientific progress in a disease state that has not been started and fueled by patient advocates. Keep up this good work." I hope Bernadine Healy's words inspire you, as they did me.
Dr. Healy was a pioneer, with a vision for improving the health of the nation and world. She was a change agent who blazed a path and developed innovative strategies and solutions to achieve this goal.
-- Dr. Bernadine Healy, the first woman to direct the National Institutes of Health and the leader of the American Red Cross during the Sept. 11 terr...
Today, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. Sudden cardiac death is the most frequent presentation of the disease in women.