Dr. Valentín Fuster: Corporate Wellness – Your Heart Matters
World-renowned Spanish cardiologist Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses how the introduction of awareness and prevention into corporate culture can reduce the spread of cardiovascular diseases.
World-renowned cardiologist Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses how the introduction of awareness and prevention tools into corporate culture can have an extremely positive impact on reducing the spread of cardiovascular diseases.
About Dr. Valentin Fuster
Dr. Valentin Fuster is Physician-in-Chief at Mount Sinai Medical Hospital, as well as Director of Mount Sinai Heart Center. Fuster is the General Director of the National Center for Cardiovascular investigation or CNIC (equivalent to NHLBI) in Madrid, Spain.
The innumerable positions he has held include those of President of the American Heart Association, President of the World Heart Federation, member of the US National Academy of Medicine, where he chaired the Committee for the document on Promotion of Cardiovascular Health Worldwide, and presently co-Chairs the Advisory Committee on “The Role of the United States on Global Health” as advisor to the new President, Member of the European Horizon 2020 Scientific Panel of Health, Council member of the US National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and President of the Training Program of the American College of Cardiology.
After qualifying in medicine at the University of Barcelona, Fuster continued his studies in the U.S. He was Professor in Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases at the Mayo Medical School, Minnesota and in 1982 at the Medical School of Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. From 1991 to 1994, he was Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. In 1994, he was named director of the Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai, a post he has combined since 2012 with that of Physician-in-Chief of the Hospital.