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CDC Grand Rounds: Million Hearts 2022: A Compelling Call to Action
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When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
1:00 PM

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CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:
“Million Hearts 2022: A Compelling Call to Action”
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium

Presented By:

Janet S. Wright, MD, FACC
Executive Director, Million Hearts®,
Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 “Million Hearts 2022: Focusing Action for Impact””

Leslie Meehan, MPA, AICP
Director, Office of Primary Prevention 
Tennessee Department of Health
 “Creating Livable, Prosperous and Healthy Communities”

George S. Schroeder, MD
Family Practitioner
Plymouth Family Physicians
“ABCS Improvement in the Real World”

Kathleen Tong, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Heart Failure Program
Director, Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device Program
University of California, Davis
“What Works to Prevent Second Heart Attacks”

Facilitated By:

John Iskander, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Phoebe Thorpe, MD, MPH, Deputy Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Susan Laird, MSN, RN, Communications Director, Public Health Grand Rounds

Our sessions are open to the public:

A live webcast will be available on our website.  Open captions are provided. The link will be live five minutes before the presentation. View our sessions on our archive page at your convenience. Sessions are archived 3-4 days after each presentation.

For non-CDC staff who want to attend in person:

Non-CDC staff must have prior security clearance. US citizens must submit a request to the Grand Rounds Team.  A US state-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, US passport) is required.

Non-US citizens must submit their requests 20 days prior to the session to the Grand Rounds Team, and additional information will be required.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodations:

It is the policy of CDC to provide reasonable accommodations (RA) for qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure their full inclusion in CDC-sponsored events. Employees are asked to submit RA requests at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please e-mail the request to

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