The New President of the American Heart Association Is a Columbia Neurologist

August 6, 2020

Dr. Elkind is now president of AHA - the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, focused on preventing cardiovascular disease through a combination of public education campaigns, raising physician awareness of best practices, and research.


Dr. Mitchell Elkind

Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology at Columbia University

Director of Trial Innovations Network (TIN) at Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Read the full interview with Dr. Elkind - "Why, as a neurologist, were you interested in becoming president of the AHA?"



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