2015 Annual Community LuncheonLudeman Center Sep 29, 2015
Keynote Speaker Dr. Joann Manson
Controversies in the Prevention of Heart Disease: Aspirin, Estrogen and Vitamin D
Dr. JoAnn Manson is an endocrinologist, epidemiologist and Principal Investigator of several NIH-funded research studies. She is Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health at Harvard Medical School and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health.
As the keynote speaker at the 2015 Annual Community Luncheon, she presented groundbreaking research on the controversies in the prevention of heart disease. If you look at recent media you'll notice a flurry of research and recommendations about aspirin, estrogen and Vitamin D either preventing or causing heart attacks. So what's accurate? Dr. Manson discussed who might benefit from the use of aspirin, estrogen or Vitamin D to prevent heart disease. The bottom line: it's not cut and dry. She provided some useful information shared in the graphics below to help you navigate these important health questions.