Women's Link - Leading Change "The Power of Opportunity"Name: Women's Link - Leading Change "The Power of Opportunity"Date: May 9, 2018Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EDTEvent Description:Pease join us for the next Women's Link event
Leading Change “The Power of Opportunity”
Brigham and Women's President / CEO Elizabeth Nabel MD.
Elizabeth Nabel, MD – President, Brigham Health academic health care system, which includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and the Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization
**Combined Event with Neponset Valley Chamber’s Womens Group
Elizabeth “Betsy” Nabel, MD, has served as Harvard Medical School-affiliated Brigham Health president since 2010. She is a cardiologist, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a distinguished biomedical researcher whose work has produced 17 patents, and has long been an advocate for health and broadening access to care. Prior to arriving at the Brigham, Betsy as director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute where she pioneered scientific programs in genomics, stem cells, and translational research. One of her signature advocacy efforts was the Red Dress Heart Truth campaign, which raises heart awareness in women through unprecedented partnerships with industry.
Nabel has been named one of the nation’s top leaders in medicine by Modern Healthcare and Becker’s Hospital Review, and one of Boston’s 50 most powerful people by Boston Magazine. Her honors include the Distinguished Bostonian Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Kober Medal from the Association of American Physicians, the Champion in Health Care award from the Boston Business Journal, the Willem Einthoven Award from Leiden University in the Netherlands, the Amgen-Scientific Achievement Award, two Distinguished Achievement Awards and the Eugene Braunwald Academic Mentorship Award from the American Heart Association, and six honorary doctorates.
Nabel completed her internal medicine and cardiology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the beginning of her impressive career. She and her husband, Gary, have three children, all of whom are pursuing careers in medicine. Betsy’s dedication to science, teaching, and advocacy, as well as her impressive professional journey to date make her an engaging speaker.
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