Funds Raised Will Support Heart Disease Research and Education Initiatives

 

What:
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will salute two eminent cardiologists, Drs. Anthony DeMaria and Valentin Fuster, for their significant contributions to heart disease research and education leading to improved outcomes for patients all over the world. The theme of this year's Gala is "Training the Thought Leaders of Tomorrow" and will recognize their dedication to mentoring the next generation of physicians by teaching others the latest research and techniques.

When:
6:30 PM
Friday, December 12, 2014

Where:
The Plaza
Grand Ballroom
Fifth Avenue at Central Park South
New York, NY

Who:
More than 400 luminaries in interventional cardiovascular medicine, politicians, celebrities, media and those with a close connection and desire to improve treatments for those suffering from cardiovascular disease will gather to pay tribute to the honorees. The program, led by Gala chairs Martin B. Leon, MD; Jack Lewin, MD; and Gregg W. Stone, MD will feature remarks by renowned cardiologists, Anthony N. DeMaria, MD and Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD.

Why:
Funds raised from this year’s Gala will benefit CRF’s medical research and educational programs. This support will help CRF to pursue innovative areas of research, train tomorrow’s physician leaders, and educate the medical community and the public about heart health.

How To Register:
Media may apply for registration to the Gala cocktail reception by contacting Judy Romero at 646-434-4608 or jromero@crf.org.

Press Contacts

Irma Damhuis
Director, External Relations
Tel: 646-434-4690

Judy Romero
Senior Manager, External Relations
Tel: 646-434-4608
press@crf.org