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Wear Red on Feb. 1 for Women's Heart Day


The 2018 Wear Red group photo.

Employees are invited to dress in red, participate in heart health screenings and hear from experts in the field for the 14th annual Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Day on Friday, Feb. 1.

Amie Mangola, country music singer-songwriter and a grateful patient in the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, will host the annual Women's Heart Health Day program, which begins at 9 a.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. In addition to blood pressure screenings and cardiac risk assessments, guests will also enjoy wellness stations, meditation, chair massages, Kiehl skincare sampling opportunities and a photo booth.

At 11 a.m., attendees will assemble in front of Pavilion for a group photo. Participants are urged to wear red.

Lunch will be served at 11:40 a.m., before a host of speakers share updates in women’s heart health. Speakers will include:

  • C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center and the Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Program in the Smidt Heart Institute
  • Margo Minissian, PhD, research scientist, cardiology nurse practitioner at the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute
  • Balaji Tamarappoo, MD, PhD, medical director of cardio-oncology in the Smidt Heart Institute, assistant director of research in the Cardiac Imaging Department and associate medical director of the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
  • Eynav Accortt, PhD, assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Janet Wei, MD, cardiologist in the Smidt Heart Institute

The event is sponsored by the Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Program at Cedars-Sinai’s Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center.

For more information, contact Allison Moore at 323-866-6892 or email allison.moore@cshs.org.