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Medicine Grand RoundsAdversity and Cardiovascular Disease: Insights and Recovery Michelle Albert, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Director, CeNter for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Center)
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
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*To define and categorize how adversity affects cardiovascular health
*To characterize and discuss a life-course approach to adversity and cardiovascular health
*To discuss novel interventions related to adversity and cardiovascular health
Michelle A. Albert is a Professor in Medicine and founding director of the CeNter for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Research Center), Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine at UCSF. Albert is a graduate of Haverford College, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and completed Internal Medicine Residency and was Chief Medical Resident at Columbia University. Dr. Albert did cardiovascular clinical and research fellowship training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where she was subsequently on faculty as an Associate Professor in Medicine. She was the Vivian Beaumont Allen Endowed Professor and Chief of Cardiology at Howard University. Her research is non-traditional and bold for Cardiology research – focusing on differential cardiovascular risk across the lifecourse in children, older populations, women and racial/ethnic minorities exposed to adversity, i.e “the biology of adversity”.
She has served on multiple national leadership committees for the American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC). She was Vice-President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) and was elected to chair the board (declined), a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Qualification of Biomarkers and Surrogate Endpoints in Chronic Disease and currently serves as an Associate Editor at Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology (ATVB), on the Editorial Board of Circulation and served as Section Editor for Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports (Disparities). She is President-Elect of the AHA Greater Bay Area San Francisco Board of Directors. She has a long-record and commitment to cardiovascular mentorship, healthcare, and novel research related to adversity and at risk populations. As a result, she is the recipient of several academic and non-academic awards including NIH RO1 funding, Robert Wood Johnson, Doris Duke and Kellogg foundation grants as well as mentorship awards, and has delivered > 100 national lectures in the domains of cardiovascular biomarkers, adversity, disparities, as well as in academic cardiovascular mentorship-leadership. HSW-300 + Add to calendar