Members from the PR Committee Discuss CMR on National Radio

Dr. Amit Patel, the current SCMR Public Relations Committee Chair was interviewed on Friday, February 24th for American Heart Month. Appearing on the nationally broadcast Ed Tyll show, Dr. Patel spoke about cardiovascular disease and the role CMR plays in early diagnosis. Full synopsis and interview below.  

Before you take down the Valentine’s Day decorations, let’s remember that February is also American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease and stroke are the two top causes of death worldwide. Invite University of Chicago cardiologist Amit Patel, M.D. to discuss why heart failure rates are increasing in the United States, and why cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death, even though the mortality rate from cardiovascular disease is falling. Dr. Patel will share the latest technologies to treat heart disease and failure, including cutting-edge, non-invasive imagery that plays a key role in diagnosis without exposing patients to radiation. Dr. Amit Patel is associate professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Chicago.  

Dr. Michael Salerno, the Co-Chair of the Public Relations Committee was interviewed on Thursday, February 23rd, also in honor of National Heart month. He appeared on Rowan Radio, a nationally broadcast station based at Rowan University in New Jersey. 

This week on A Community Affair, WGLS Public Affairs Director Alyssa Compa and co-host Danielle Miller speak with Dr. Michael Salerno about living heart healthy lives. February was National Heart Month and Dr. Salerno gives his advice on how to protect yourself from heart disease.

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