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Panelist: Nanette K. Wenger, MD, M.CP, FACC, FAHA
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Episodes in which Nanette K. Wenger, MD, M.CP, FACC, FAHA appears

Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology, Grady Memorial Hospital
Consultant, Emory Heart and Vascular Center
Atlanta, GA

Coronary heart disease in women is one of Dr. Wenger's major clinical and research interests.  She chaired the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Conference on Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women.  Dr. Wenger chaired the World Health Organization Expert Committee on Rehabilitation after Cardiovascular Disease, and co-chaired the Guideline Panel on Cardiac Rehabilitation for the U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.  Dr. Wenger has had a longstanding interest in geriatric cardiology, and is a Past President of the Society of Geriatric Cardiology and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.

Dr. Wenger received 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 Physician of the Year Award of the American Heart Association in 1998.    In 1999, Dr. Wenger received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Scientific Councils of the American Heart Association and the American Heart Association's Women in Cardiology Mentoring Award.  In 2000, she was chosen by Atlanta Women in Law and Medicine to receive the Shining Star Award for her distinguished career in cardiology and women's health issues. In 2000, Dr. Wenger was presented the James D. Bruce Memorial Award of the American College of Physicians for distinguished contributions in preventive medicine. In 2002 she received the Distinguished Fellow Award of the Society of Geriatric Cardiology.  In 2003, she was included in the National Library of Medicine Exhibition Changing the Face of Medicine: A History of American Women Physicians. In 2004, Dr. Wenger received the Gold Heart Award, the highest award of the American Heart Association. At the Emory University Commencement in 2004, Dr. Wenger received the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award of the University and the Evangeline Papageorge Alumni Teaching Award of the Emory University School of Medicine. In 2005, Dr. Wenger received the Health-Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award of the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2006, Dr. Wenger received the Hatter Award, an international award for the advancement of cardiovascular science. She is listed in Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Wenger has authored or coauthored over 1300 scientific and review articles and book chapters.

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