Nanette K Wenger

Job title
Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology
Emory University School of Medicine

Dr Nanette K Wenger is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the Emory University School of Medicine. She is also Chief of Cardiology at Grady Memorial Hospital and a Consultant to the Emory Heart and Vascular Center. She has chaired the US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Conference on Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women. Dr Wenger also has expertise in cardiac rehabilitation, having chaired the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Rehabilitation after Cardiovascular Disease, and co-chaired the Guideline Panel on Cardiac Rehabilitation for the US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. She is a Past President of the Society of Geriatric Cardiology and Editor of the American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology. Dr Wenger has received numerous awards, including the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award from Hunter College in 1993, the President’s Woman in Science Award of the American Medical Women’s Association in 1993, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Scientific Councils of the AHA and the AHA’s Women in Cardiology Mentoring Award in 1999 to name but a few. In 2004, she also received the Gold Heart Award, the highest award of the AHA. Dr Wenger is listed in Best Doctors in America, and has authored or co-authored over 1,100 scientific review articles and book chapters.

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