Monday , May 10 2021

Everything You Need to Know About the #1 Cause of Death in Women


Presented by Heart Disease by Cedars Sinai

Meet the Panelists

About the author

Kimberly D. Gregory, MD, MPH
Helping Hand of Los Angeles – The Miriam Jacobs Chair in Maternal-Fetal Medicine Vice Chair, Women’s Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dr. Gregory received her Bachelor of Science degree at University California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and completed her medical training at the Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science/UCLA Medical Education Program. She did her residency training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston Massachusetts, and her fellowship training in Maternal Fetal Medicine at University Southern California Women’s Hospital. She received a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard’s School of Public Health.

About the author

Dr. Janet Wei, MD, FACC FAHA
Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute; Associate Director, Cedars-Sinai Cardiology Fellowship Training Program; Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center; Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory; Biomedical Imaging Research Institute

Dr. Janet Wei, MD is a cardiologist with the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, Co-Director of the Stress Echocardiography Lab at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, and Assistant Medical Director of the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute. Dr. Wei is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, and treats persistent chest pain, microvascular dysfunction, atherosclerosis, hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart failure. She is also board certified in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac computed tomography.

Dr. Wei received her medical degree from Northwestern University and completed her internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai. She completed an additional year of advanced training in women’s heart disease at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center.
She is the recipient of the American Heart Association Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence, the Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular Endowed Fellowship Award, and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Emerging Faculty Award.

About the author

Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP, NCMP
Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center; Co-Director, Preventive & Rehabilitative Cardiac Center; Director, Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program; Associate Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Smidt Heart Institute

Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP, NCMP is the associate director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center and the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center at the SMIDT Heart Institute. She also directors the Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program and is an expert in women’s hormones and heart disease. Dr. Shufelt provides personalized menopause treatment (hormone and non-hormone options), high-risk hormone counseling for women with or at risk for heart disease and cardiac risk assessments. She has several leadership roles in the American College of Physicians and the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and is a NAMS certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Shufelt is currently a member of the NAMS Board of Trustees and the editorial board for the journal Menopause. She is also a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Heart Association. Dr. Shufelt is the research director of the non-invasive vascular research core laboratory within the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center. Her research is NIH/NHLBI-funded and focuses on premenopausal women with amenorrhea due to low estrogen and the impact of hormones on the immune system, vascular health and heart disease. She is also a co-investigator on many studies at Cedars-Sinai, including those focusing on heart disease affecting small arteries in women. She has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Journal of the American Medical Association and Menopause Journal and has presented at both national and international conferences.

About the author

Simona Campa
Nurse Practitioner specialist in Beverly Hills CA

Simona Campa is a Nurse Practitioner Specialist in Beverly Hills, California. She graduated with honors from University Of California, UCLA School Of Medicine in 2018. Having more than 2 years of diverse experiences, especially in NURSE PRACTITIONER specializing in Cardiovascular Disease. Simona Campa affiliates with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Cedars-Sinai Medical Center