World Heart Day 2019 – Amgen Survey of Heart Attack Survivors

For World Heart Day 2019 Amgen released findings from a global survey of heart attack survivors.  Dr. Elizabeth Ofili, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta,Georgia discusses these findings that show that heart attack survivors may not fully understand the connection between cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.  This World Heart Day is meant to encourage anyone with CVD to make a promise to protect their heart health and to learn about how cholesterol can be reduced.

Elizabeth Ofili, MD is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. She also serves as director and principal investigator of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center at Morehouse. In 2000, she was the first woman to become president of the Association of Black Cardiologists.

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