Martha Gulati Honored by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Martha Gulati, the Anita Dann Friedman Endowed Chair in Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine and Research at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, is the 2023 recipient of the Arthur S. Agatston Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Award from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. She will be honored in July at the society’s annual convention in Boston.

Dr. Gulati, known for her work in the field of preventive cardiology, was chosen for her “extensive contributions to the study of women and cardiac diseases” as well as her work as a researcher and her leadership in the development of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association chest pain guidelines.

“Dr. Gulati has made significant contributions to the field of cardiology, particularly in advancing our understanding of the unique cardiovascular risks and needs of women. Her research and leadership have had a profound impact on improving healthcare for women across the globe,” said Brian Ghoshhajra, president of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit medical center that offers a wide range of graduate degree programs. Professor Gulati also serves as Cedars-Sinai’s director of preventive cardiology, associate director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center and associate director of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center within the Smidt Heart Institute. She joined Cedars-Sinai in 2022 after working as a professor and cardiology chief at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.

Dr. Gulati earned a bachelor’s degree at the McMaster University Medical Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a medical doctorate from the University of Toronto.

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