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Heart Health Lecture Series

NYU Langone’s Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease hosts free educational events throughout the year through our Heart Health Lecture Series. Launched in 2015 under the direction of Dennis A. Goodman, MD, this patient education initiative focuses on helping you take control of your heart health and work toward a healthier future.

Presented via webinar, the Heart Health Lecture Series covers topics such as sleep, nutrition, exercise, obesity, and stress. The series also highlights the latest information related to the conditions that increase cardiovascular disease risk such as diabetes, autoimmune conditions, thrombotic disorders, and high blood pressure. Our expert speakers present the latest clinical information on scientific research, offer suggestions for better health, and provide dedicated time to answer questions from webinar participants.

Upcoming Heart Health Lectures

Registration is required for our free webinars. For more information about these and other upcoming programs, email hearthealth@nyulangone.org.

Meditation and Your Health 

Join NYU Langone psychologist Mary Carol Mazza, PhD, to learn how meditation can impact your emotional and overall health. Discover how meditation may be used to combat stress, anxiety, and sleeplessness and how it may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Mazza discusses how to begin the practice of meditation and incorporate this practice into your daily life. Webinar participants can join along as Dr. Mazza leads a meditative breathing exercise session. 

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 5:00–6:00PM
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Women’s Heart Health Update

Join NYU Langone cardiologist Harmony R. Reynolds, MD, to hear about the latest groundbreaking research on women’s heart health. Dr. Reynolds discusses how issues unique to women and heart disease may impact medical treatment and shares how research efforts are helping to improve diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in women. Learn how additional imaging tests can provide information on why some women get heart attacks even without coronary artery narrowing.  

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 
Time: 5:00–6:00PM
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Seasonal Eating Patterns for a Healthy Heart

Join NYU Langone registered dietitian Melissa C. Alazraki, RDN, and moderator Dennis A. Goodman, MD as they share the nutritional and cost benefits of incorporating seasonal produce into meal planning. Our experts share the best dietary eating patterns to support cardiovascular health and practical tips for implementing dietary changes. 

Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 
Time: 5:00–6:00PM
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Watch Our Previous Lectures

Select Heart Health Lectures can be viewed on NYU Langone’s YouTube channel. Visit our Heart Health Lecture Series playlist to view our lecture video library and to check for new content.

Examples of our lectures include the following:

Register for Information and Updates

Prevention Pulse, the Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease newsletter, provides information on important topics in heart health as well as recipes, event information, program updates, and the latest clinical and scientific research news. To subscribe to our quarterly digital newsletter and receive Heart Health Lecture Series announcements, please send your name and email address to hearthealth@nyulangone.org.