It shocked me that coronary and cardiovascular issues in women were so poorly understood, especially when risk factors can be easily treated.Dr. Nieca Goldberg
Dr. Nieca Goldberg, physician & author, shared the story behind her title with us on Sunday, November 8th, 2020.
Nieca Goldberg MD. is the Senior Advisor Women’s Health Strategy NYU Langone Health, a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine NYU School of Medicine, Medical Director of NYU Women’s Heart Program, founder and former Medical Director Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health. She is also the Co-Medical Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Cardio Rehab Program.
Dr. Goldberg is a high-profile nationally recognized pioneer in women’s heart health. She has been in New York Magazine’s annual “Best Doctors” list for fifteen years.
The author of Dr. Nieca Goldberg’s Complete Guide to Women’s Health and the award-winning Women are not Small Men (updated and re-titled The Women’s Healthy Heart Program) and radio show host on Doctor Radio SIRIUS XM 110, “Beyond the Heart,” Dr. Nieca advocates for customized health care for women—at lectures, seminars and in extensive media appearances. She is a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association; she started the “Go Red for Women” campaign and serves on the Woman’s Day Editorial Advisory Board.
Dr. Goldberg spends her days treating patients, teaching, writing, researching, doing media appearances and hosting a radio show. When I asked her how she manages so much, she said that her active life brings her joy, and that the opportunity to help women in all aspects of their life is a gift. What a wonderful perspective on life!