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Empowering Women to Defy Heart Disease

The CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative was founded to help reduce gender disparity in cardiovascular care using a two-pronged approach: advocating for increased female representation in clinical trials and raising awareness about women and heart disease through Mini Med School educational seminars.

For more information, please email info@crf.org.

Nisha Jhalani, MD

Nisha Jhalani, MD

Director, CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative

Nisha Jhalani, MD, is Director of Inpatient Clinical Services at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Weill Cornell Medical Center. Her clinical interests include preventative cardiology, personalized cardiovascular risk assessment, and women’s health.