Heart Health Lecture Series

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

For more information about our upcoming programs, please call 646-501-2190 or email cvdprevention@nyulangone.org.

The Aspirin Controversy: Is Daily Aspirin Beneficial in Preventing a First Heart Attack or Stroke?

Join NYU Langone cardiologist Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, as he discusses the use of aspirin and other blood thinner therapies, known as antithrombotics, to prevent a first heart attack or stroke. Dr. Berger explains the controversy of daily aspirin use by healthy, elderly individuals and shares new information about aspirin use in patients with diabetes. Topics include new antithrombotic therapies and how they work; evaluating the benefits and risks of antithrombotic therapy; the latest research developments on the blood-clotting process; and how scientists are working to identify which populations have a greater risk for cardiovascular events.

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 6:15-7:15PM
Location: NYU Langone Science Building, Seminar Room 103

Thyroid Disorders and Cardiovascular Health

Join NYU Langone endocrinologist Loren Wissner Greene, MD, and endocrinology fellow Chelsey Baldwin, MD, to learn about thyroid disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated. Our experts explain how thyroid conditions can affect the cardiovascular system, including cholesterol, blood pressure, and heart rate. Topics include signs and symptoms of thyroid disorders, the latest research and treatment for thyroid disorders, and ways to reduce risk for thyroid diseases.

Date: Monday, March 11, 2019
Time: 6:30-7:30PM
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, Alumni Hall B

Inflammation and Heart Health

Autoimmune diseases, such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and Crohn’s disease, have been known to increase the risk for heart attack and diabetes. Join NYU Langone cardiologist Michael S. Garshick, MD, to learn how autoimmune diseases impact the cardiovascular system and ways to reduce your risk. He also shares the latest research developments on inflammatory disorders and cardiovascular disease risk.

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 6:00-7:00PM
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, Alumni Hall B