Karen R Lui, RN, C, MS, FAACVPR, is Immediate Past-President of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). She is also the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at The Heart Group, a cardiology practice in Fort Myers, Florida. Her previous experience includes positions as Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at both hospital and free-standing facilities. Ms Lui was a reviewer for Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs (1999). She served on the board of directors of the Florida Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and was a founding member of the Tennessee Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation. Ms Lui received her MS in adult fitness/cardiac rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin and a BS in nursing from the University of Massachusetts. She received the Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse Certification in 1995.