Sunday, November 20, 2011

11/20- Stress Puts You At Risk For Heart Disease


Dr Roger Blumenthal -
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Roger S. Blumenthal is professor of medicine in the division of
cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr.
Blumenthal was the principal developer of the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone
Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, and he is the director of
preventive cardiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He is a member of the official national spokesperson panel for the
American Heart Association (AHA) and a member of AHA’s committee on
Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention. Dr. Blumenthal is on
the medical advisory board of the Sister-to-Sister Foundation, which
is dedicated to promoting cardiovascular health in women. He is the
chairperson of the American College of Cardiology Committee on
Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Blumenthal is on the editorial boards of Today in Cardiology,
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing,the Journal of Women's Health,
Cardiology Review and is senior editor of Preventive Cardiology.

His principal clinical and research interests are the optimal
management of ischemic heart disease, the effects of hormone replacement
therapy on coronary risk, noninvasive detection of coronary
atherosclerosis, and the development of new strategies to optimize the
management of cardiovascular disease risk factors. He specializes in
treating adults who are at high risk for future cardiovascular events.

Dr. Blumenthal obtained his bachelor’s degree from the Johns Hopkins
University and received his medical degree from Cornell University
Medical College, where he was awarded the Weiss Prize for Excellence in
Clinical Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and
cardiology fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and joined
the Johns Hopkins cardiology faculty in 1992.

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