American Heart Association Honors Emory University Scholar Nanette K. Wenger

The American Heart Association has created a new award honoring Nanette K. Wenger, professor emerita of medicine in the division of cardiology at Emory University’s School of Medicine in Atlanta. The Nanette K. Wenger Award for Best Scientific Publication on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Women was recently created to recognize Dr. Wenger’s monumental work and inspire continued research innovation and discovery.

This new award is open to all authors who submit manuscripts focused on cardiovascular disease and stroke in women in one of the American Heart Association’s 12 scientific journals. The first recipient of the award will be announced in November.

“I am honored and humbled by this fantastic award bearing my name as it will contribute to enhancing the research designed to improve the heart health of women,” said Dr. Wenger.

Dr. Wenger has authored or co-authored over 1,600 scientific and review articles and book chapters. She chaired the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Conference on Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women and the World Health Organization Expert Committee on Rehabilitation after Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Wenger is a graduate of Hunter College of the City University of New Tork. She earned her medical degree at Harvard University.

Filed Under: Awards


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply