Go Red for Women: Woman's Day for Women's Lives

Posted on February 1st, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Last year, as I started the search for the 2012 Red Dress Award honorees -- an event that Woman's Day holds annually to spotlight doctors, researchers and advocates who are making a difference in the fight against heart disease in women -- I came across two incredible women: Katherine Leon and Laura Haywood-Cory… She then asked Sharonne Hayes, MD, head of the Mayo Clinic Women's Heart Center in Rochester, Minn., to research the condition. Impressed that Katherine had already gathered 70 patients, Dr. Hayes was convinced that she could put together a study. 

 

Huffington Post by Amy Brightfield

Tags: Cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, heart disease, Huffington Post, Katherine Leon, Laura Haywood-Cory, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Red Dress Award, Research, Woman's Day, Women's Health, Women's Heart Center

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