William Weintraub, M.D., participates in White House heart event
William S. Weintraub, M.D., FACC, FAHA, the John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology at Christiana Care and president-elect of the American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate, was one of 70 people invited to The White House on Friday, Feb. 24, for a briefing on cardiovascular health as part of American Heart Month.
Dr. Weintraub, also the director of the Christiana Care Center for Outcomes Research, participated in a workshop on the “Million Hearts” campaign, a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years. The initiative brings together communities, health systems, nonprofits, federal agencies and private-sector partners from across the nation to fight heart disease and stroke.
Under Dr. Weintraub’s leadership, Christiana Care is developing a partnership with the Million Hearts campaign to improve cardiovascular care in Delaware.