American Heart Association Go Red for Women
photograph by Faith Ann Butcher
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, attending cardiologist and the director of Women and Heart Disease department of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, delivered a heart health talk to more than 750 women for the ninth annual American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon and Learning Sessions at the Hyatt in Greenwich.
A half-day wellness event before the luncheon included educational breakout sessions, an interactive heart checkup and a silent auction.Steinbaum was also honored with the first AHA Woman of Heart Award in recognition of her work to create a lasting legacy of quality health education and awareness for women from the AHA.
A national Go Red For Women spokesperson, Steinbaum has been a featured women and heart disease expert on ABC, NBC and CBS news.
Chef Anne Burrell, host of the Food Network series Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, and cohost of Worst Cooks in America, entertained the crowd as celebrity guest speaker.