ASPC - Women in Preventive Cardiology Working Group

Mission Statement:

To support and mentor women in preventive cardiology and to advocate for women’s cardiovascular health by promoting optimal treatment and transdisciplinary research to improve women’s cardiovascular outcomes.

The Women in Preventive Cardiology Working Group welcomes all allies including male, female, transgender, non-binary, and non-gender conforming. As mentors and advocates for women in preventive cardiology, we are collectively aligned to be inclusive in achieving our mission.


Beth Abramson, MD, MSC, FRCPC, FACC (Co-Chair)
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Director, Cardiac Prevention and Women's CV Health, Division of Cardiology, St. Michael's Hospital





Ijeoma Isiadinso MD, MPH, FACC, FASNC (Co-Chair)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University
Medical Director, Emory Center for Heart Disease Prevention






Danielle Belardo, MD
Co-Director of the Department of Research and Education
Institute of Plant-Based Medicine

Sherry-Ann Brown, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Director of Cardio-Oncology; Assistant Professor
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin



Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Medicine and the Chief of Cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine

Heather M. Johnson, MD, FASPC, FAHA, FACC
Preventive Cardiologist
Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute
Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida
Florida Atlantic University



Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner
Certified Lipid Specialist
Certified Health Coach
Central Florida Heart Center

Anne Marie Kerchberger, MD, M.Eng.
Cardiology Fellow
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Sadiya Sana Khan, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Rachana Kulkarni, MD
Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology
Medicor Cardiology
Chief of Cardiology
Chairman of the Department of Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset



Suvasini Lakshmanan, MD, MBBS
Cardiology Fellow
University of Iowa

Erin Michos, MD, MHS
Director of Women's Cardiovascular Health
Associate Professor of Medicine
John Hopkins Medicine



Panteha Rezaeian, MD, FASPC
Board Certified Clinical Lipidologist, Advanced Cardiovascular CT practitioner, and Family Medicine Physician
Founder and Program Director of Primary Preventive Cardiology Clinic

Kardie Tobb, DO, FACC
Founder and Director of the Cone Health Medical Group Heartcare Cardio-obstetrics Clinic
Greensboro, NC


Women in Preventive Cardiology Blog

The First Coffee & Coaching Session by Women in Preventive Cardiology (WIPC) Working Group: Disney Creative Thinking Strategy
By ASPC | May 17, 2022
by Panteha Rezaeian, MD; Suvasini Lakshmanan, MD; and Sherry-Ann Brown, MD, PhD The Women in Preventive Cardiology (WIPC) working group had our first formal meeting in January 2021 with the purpose “to support and mentor women in preventive cardiology and to advocate for women’s cardiovascular health by promoting optimal treatment and transdisciplinary research to improve…