JENNIFER H. MIERES, M.D., FACC, is a Professor of Cardiology at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, and Senior Vice President, Center for Equity of Care and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of Northwell Health. Dr. Mieres is a leading expert in the fields of nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular disease in women and patient-centered healthcare advocacy. A graduate of Bennington College and Boston University School of Medicine, she is a Fellow of The American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and served as the first female President of the ASNC. Dr. Mieres is a leading advocate for health equity, women’s health, patient-centered healthcare and medical education reform. Her research in women’s cardiovascular health contributed to the nation’s imaging guidelines for women. She was an executive producer of the documentary, “A Woman’s Heart” (2002), which was nominated for an Emmy for Best Documentary in the Health Science category in 2003, as well as of a two-part documentary series aired nationally by PBS, entitled “Rx: The Quiet Revolution” and “Rx: Doctors of Tomorrow” (2015). Dr. Mieres is a published author of two books on women’s health and numerous scientific articles. Her newly released book "Heart Smart for Women" co-authored with Dr. Stacey Rosen empowers women to translate knowledge into heart healthy living. Dr. Mieres is routinely called upon by national and local media for expert commentary and has been designated as a most-credible voice in the healthcare industry.