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Updates on Blood Cholesterol: Applying New Guidelines to Clinical Practice

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Contributors

  • Pamela B. Morris, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA

    Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
    Director, Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program
    Co-Director, Women's Heart Care
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, SC

    Pamela B. Morris, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA is Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at The Medical University of South Carolina, where she serves as Medical Director of the Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program and Co-Director of Women’s Heart Care. Dr. Morris is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Preventive Cardiology, and the National Lipid Association. She is on the Executive Committees of the National Lipid Association and the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. She has been selected as Vice-Chair (2019-2020) and Chair (2021-2022) of the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions. She also serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

  • James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FNLA

    Past-President, National Lipid Association
    President, American Board of Clinical Lipidology
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    NYU School of Medicine
    NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
    Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
    New York, NY

    James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FNLA is a clinical lipidologist and a Clinical Assistant rofessor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. He is also the Director of the Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic.

    Dr. Underberg is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and a Fellow and Past-President of the National Lipid Association (NLA). He is a board member for the NLA and the Foundation of the NLA, as well as the President of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology.

    Dr. Underberg’s clinical interests focus on the management of patients with lipids and lipoprotein disorders, the management of hypertension, and the prevention of cardiovascular disease. He maintains an active clinical research program in these areas and has authored numerous articles and book chapters in the field of clinical lipidology. He sees patients both at Bellevue Hospital and in a university-based private-practice setting.

  • Rachel M. Bond, MD, FACC

    System Director, Women's Heart Health
    Dignity Health, Arizona
    Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Disease
    Creighton University School of Medicine
    Chandler, AZ

    Rachel M. Bond, MD, FACC is a board-certified attending cardiologist who has devoted her career to the treatment of heart disease through early detection, education, and prevention. She is the system-wide Medical Director of Women’s Heart Health at Dignity Health, in Arizona. Dr. Bond is the Co-chair of the Women in Cardiology Committee, as well as Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. She holds a faculty position as Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine. She sits on the leadership council of the Women in Cardiology section of the American College of Cardiology nationally.

    Dr. Bond earned a bachelor of science degree from the seven-year accelerated medical program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned her medical doctorate from NYU School of Medicine. She completed her training in internal medicine at NYU School of Medicine and in cardiovascular disease at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York.

    Dr. Bond is the author of several review papers referencing sex and gender differences and cardiovascular conditions that predominantly affect women, along with opinion pieces aimed at addressing health equity, reducing health disparities, and promoting the professional development of women and minorities in the health-science profession. She has a passion for advocacy of education and mentorship and has advised as an expert source through news and media outlets. Her clinical interests include heart-disease prevention, the non-invasive evaluation and treatment of heart disease, pregnancy-related heart conditions, and cardio-oncology and lipid disorders. Her research interests currently include the heart-mind connection and cardio-rheumatology.

    Dr. Bond is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology, Association of Black Cardiologists, and the American Heart Association, where she is a national spokesperson for the “Go Red for Women” campaign and sits on the board of directors.

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