January Branch Meeting 

Saturday January 12, 2019
10 am, Fox Hill
8300 Burdett Rd., Bethesda
Program 2-4 pm

Bridging the Sex and Gender Gap in Cardiovascular Health
Dr. Nakela Cook
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Dr. Cook is the chief of staff in the Immediate Office of the Director (IOD) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She provides leadership for the strategic direction of the women’s health research agenda at NHLBI and serves as a spokesperson related to the health of women for the Institute.

Dr. Cook is board certified in cardiology. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Doctor of Medicine from Harvard Medical School, and clinical training in primary care/internal medicine and cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Cook completed a fellowship in Health Services Research at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is also an alumnus of the Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy and completed her Master of Public Health with a concentration in health care policy as part of this fellowship

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Upcoming Events

2019 Women’s Legislative Briefing – January 27, 2019 10:30am – 6:00pm

For program and registration information ($30 advanced registration, $40 at the door), go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-womens-legislative-briefing-tickets-50422826030?aff=erelexpmlt