Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, physician executive director for the Banner – University Medicine Heart Institute in Phoenix, has been awarded the 2019 Bernadine Healy Leadership in Women’s CV Disease Award by the American College of Cardiology in honor of contributions to the cardiovascular profession. Gulati will be recognized for these achievements along with all 2019 Distinguished Award winners at the ACC Convocation, Inauguration and Awards Ceremony on March 18 during the ACC’s 68th Annual Scientific Session in New Orleans.
“Dr. Gulati’s dedication to improving cardiovascular health and enhancing patient care is a testament to her expertise and professionalism,” said ACC President C. Michael Valentine, MD, FACC. “It is a privilege to be able to honor Dr. Gulati with the Bernadine Healy Leadership in Women’s CV Disease Award and celebrate her tremendous contributions to the cardiovascular field.”
The Bernadine Healy Leadership in Women’s CV Disease Award is awarded to a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology who has demonstrated leadership and accomplishment in the field of cardiovascular disease in women exemplified by research, teaching, practice or service.
Nineteen Distinguished Awards will be presented at the Annual Scientific Session this year, each recognizing an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of cardiovascular medicine. Recipients are nominated by their peers and then selected by the American College of Cardiology Awards Committee.