BioNexus: Local Cardiologist, Dr. John Spertus, Honored as One of the American Heart Association’s Distinguished Scientists for 2018

November 15, 2018

Saint Luke's Dr. John Spertus, has been named a recipient of the American Heart Association (AHA) 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award. The AHA Distinguished Scientists are a prominent group of scientists and clinicians whose work has advanced our understanding, management, and treatment of cardiovascular disease and/or stroke.

“I am humbled by the honor to be recognized by the AHA for our work to improve the patient-centeredness of care. While traditionally the basic sciences are prioritized, to see the work of our community to improve care and outcomes is a terrific validation of the collective efforts of my entire team and colleagues,” said Dr. Spertus.

Read the full BioNexus article: Local Cardiologist, Dr. John Spertus, Honored as One of the American Heart Association’s Distinguished Scientists for 2018.
 

John Spertus being announced as one of the AHA's Distinguished Scientist
Dr. John Spertus, second from right, being honored at the AHA Scientific Sessions as a 2018 Distinguished Scientist.