in the presence of
Her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain
Oscar de la Renta, Chairman & Inmaculada de Habsburgo, President
Physical and Mental Health: The Circle of Motivation
Dr. Valentín Fuster, M.D., Ph. D.
Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute
& Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health,
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
General Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 at 6:00pm
Reservations required: arts@QSSI.org or 212.628.0420
Lecture to be followed by a reception
Valentín Fuster, M.D., Ph.D. serves The Mount Sinai Medical Center as Physician-in-Chief, as well as Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health. He is also the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Fuster is the General Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) in Madrid, Spain and Chairman of the Science for Health and Education Foundation (SHE).
Among the seemingly countless positions of distinction that Dr. Fuster holds are Past President of the American Heart Association, Past President of the World Heart Federation, Member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, where he serves as Chair of the committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease, former member of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Advisory Council, and former Chairman of the Fellowship Training Directors Program of the American College of Cardiology. Thirty distinguished universities throughout the world have granted him Honorary Doctorate Degrees.
Valentín Fuster is the recipient of two major ongoing NIH grants. To date, he has published more than 900 PubMed articles on the subjects of coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and thrombosis, and he has become the lead Editor of two major textbooks on cardiology, ‘The Heart’ (previously edited by Dr. J. Willis Hurst) and “Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease” (with Dr. Eric Topol and Dr. Elizabeth Nabel).
Dr. Fuster is the only cardiologist to receive the two highest gold medal awards and all four major research awards from the four major cardiovascular organizations: The Interamerican Society of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology.
In addition, Dr. Fuster has received awards from the Council of Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association and the European Academy of Science and Arts, as well as the 1996 Principe de Asturias Award of Science and Technology and the prestigious International Arrigo Recordati Award for Scientific Achievement for his work in the development of cardiovascular imaging.
El Jardín de las Malicias, 1996
EXHIBITION: Pintura Metarrealista, June 21-August 25, 2001
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