SHAPE Doctors Support Million Hearts

Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 02, 2011

SHAPE, The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (, a nonprofit organization that promotes early detection and preventive intervention to eradicate heart attack, will conduct a Dinner and Satellite Symposium in conjunction with the 2011 annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association on November 13th entitled, SHAPE and Million Hearts: Detection and Treatment of the Asymptomatic Vulnerable Patient.

Million Hearts is a national initiative of the US Department of Health and Human Services and many public and private partners to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years.

Janet Wright M.D. FACC, the Executive Director of Million Hearts will be a featured speaker, along with the following members of the SHAPE Task Force:

Daniel Berman, M.D.

Director of Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology

Cedars-Sinai, Medical Center,

Los Angeles, CA

Mathew Budoff, M.D.

Vice President, Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging,

Professor of Medicine and Director of Preventive Cardiology,

UCLA Harbor,

Los Angeles, CA

Raimund Erbel, M.D. FAHA, FESC, FACC, FASE

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