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Maternal Cardiovascular Disease: Updates in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Jennifer Lewey, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Lewey is a non-invasive cardiologist and director of the Women's Cardiovascular Health Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is co-director of the Penn Pregnancy and Heart Disease Program and helped to start a cardio-obstetrics clinic for high-risk women who are pregnant or considering pregnancy. 

She completed her med-peds residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., her cardiology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center, and her MPH at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research is focused on optimizing CV care and reducing CV disparities among women during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Her current K23 funding is focused on identifying novel behavior interventions to promote CV health in postpartum women with pregnancy complications.

Learning Objectives
  1. Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
  2. Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care.
  3. Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.
CME Credit/Disclaimer

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Lewey has disclosed she has no conflicts.

All other faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:00pm




Gilbert Maldonado
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Sarver Heart Center
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