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October 21, 2013

Dr. Jonathan Reiner quoted in USA Today on former Vice President Cheney’s 35 year history of heart disease

Jonathan S. Reiner, MD, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the GW Hospital, and board member of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute, was quoted in USA Today on former Vice President Cheney’s heart condition. Cheney shares with USA Today: “it’s the only disease I’m [Cheney] aware of that you live with it for 35 years and it gets progressively worse; you get weaker and weaker, and the day comes that you do a transplant, and all that stuff goes away: the old heart, the LVAD (left ventricular assist device) – the pump that kept me going for 20 months, the stent, the implantable defibrillator, all that stuff.”

October 20, 2013

Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviews Vice President Cheney and GW cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Reiner on 60 Minutes

Former Vice President Cheney has been the beneficiary of nearly every medical breakthrough to combat heart disease over the last 35 years, including a heart transplant at the age of 71. In his new book, Heart: An American Medical Odyssey, Cheney and his cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, a professor of medicine GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Board of Director of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute, highlight many of those innovations that came just in time to save his life.

October 18, 2013

Watch GW cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Reiner and former Vice President Cheney this Sunday, October 20th on 60 Minutes

Former Vice President Cheney shares his 35-year battle with heart disease accompanied by his cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, a professor of medicine GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Board of Director of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute, in a frank discussion with Dr. Sanjay Gupta on 60 Minutes. Here’s a preview of Sunday’s interview on CBS.

October 16, 2013

Vice President Cheney and Dr. Jonathan Reiner’s book on heart disease featured in The New York Times

Heart: An American Medical Odyssey coauthored by former Vice President Dick Cheney and Jonathan Reiner, MD, a professor of medicine GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Board of Director of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute, receives book review in The New York Times. Mr. Cheney and Dr. Reiner will appear on 60 Minutes on CBS this Sunday, October 20, 2013, in an interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

September 12, 2013

Richard Katz, MD awarded $1.9 million by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for three-year project

WASHINGTON (Sept. 12, 2013) – Richard Katz, MD, Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology, director of the Division of Cardiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and director of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute, has been awarded $1.9 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a three-year project to study the combined use of mobile phones and community health workers to enhance patient management of chronic disease.

August 22, 2013

Jonathan Reiner, MD quoted in WPTV News Channel 5, supporting public access to AEDs

WASHINGTON, DC – Jonathan Reiner, MD, director of the cardiac catheterization lab at GW Hospital, board of director at GW Heart & Vascular Institute and professor of medicine at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was quoted in WPTV News Channel 5, supporting public access to AEDs.

August 6, 2013

Jonathan S. Reiner, MD interviewed about Former President George W. Bush’s recent heart procedure

Jonathan S. Reiner, MD, professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the GW Hospital, was interviewed by Wolf Blitzer on CNN’s The Situation Room about Former President George W. Bush’s recent heart procedure…

January 24, 2012

Marleny Oyela-Herrera has hole in heart fixed

Marleny Oyela-Herrera doesn’t speak English. But the tears that fell when she thought of dying and losing her children needed no translation…

December 9, 2011

Where We Live – NPR Podcast

Jonathan Reiner, director of the cardiac catheterization lab at GW Hospital, board director at GW Cardiovascular Institute and professor of medicine at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was a guest on NPR’s Hartford, Connecticut broadcast of Where We Live

November 30, 2011

Olson Introduces Bill to Save Lives & Protect Good Samaritans

Rep. Pete Olson (R-Sugar Land) today introduced legislation to save lives and protect citizens who use automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in emergencies. AEDs are used to assist victims of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (SCA)…

May 12, 2011

GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Donates Life-Saving Automated External Defibrillators to All D.C. Public Library Branches

DC Public Library users and employees are the recipients of improved emergency services with a donation of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at all 25 locations…

July 12, 2010

From texting to apps, using cell phones for health

What if my blood sugar’s too high today? Is it time for my blood pressure pill? With nagging text messages or more customized two-way interactions, researchers are trying to harness the power of cell phones to help fight chronic diseases…

June 21, 2010

Chris Chiames Appointed Executive Director to Lead the GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute

Chris Chiames brings more than 25 years of experience and success in corporate, government, and non-profit management to The GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute. Chiames will start his new role at GW on June 21, 2010…

June 11, 2009

GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Launches ReStart DC, A Life-Saving Public Access Defibrillation Program

In an effort to save more lives from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute will launch the ReStart DC program on June 11…

September 22, 2009

To Inspect the Heart, Some Doctors Now Start at the Wrist

David Longnecker lay on a table in the cardiac catheterization lab of George Washington University Hospital, steeling himself for a procedure that would reveal the cause of the bout of crushing chest pain that had triggered the ambulance trip from his Dupont Circle office…

November 1, 2008

Division of Cardiology holds Heart Health Screening in Anacostia

The GW Division of Cardiology holds a Heart Health Screening in Anacostia at The Gatepost Community Center, sponsored by the Cheney Cardiovascular Institute…

April 3, 2008

Mary Cheney joins the GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Board of Directors

The GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute today announced that Mary Cheney has joined the Institute’s Board of Directors. As a director, she will help to form…

March 27, 2008

Mary Matalin and John Ray join the GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Board of Directors

The Cheney Cardiovascular Institute today announced that Mary Matalin and John Ray have joined the Institute’s Board of Directors. As directors, they will help shape strategic direction for the Institute…

September 4, 2007

GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute and McCormick Genomics Center to host cutting edge symposium, Personalized Medicine: The Genomic Revolution in Cardiac Care

The Cheney Cardiovascular Institute and The Catharine Birch McCormick Genomics Center at the George Washington University host cutting edge Symposium to examine the issues and implications around the growing forces of genomics and personalized medicine in cardiology…

July 30, 2007

Vice President and Mrs. Cheney Cut Ribbon to Inaugurate Cardiovascular Institute at The George Washington University

Today, Vice President Richard Cheney and his wife Lynne participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the Cheney Cardiovascular Institute at The George Washington University…

April 2, 2007

GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Announces Education Program Targeting Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute will hold an educational program on April 14, 2007, in Washington, DC. The program’s focus is on helping healthcare providers to implement new guidelines aimed at preventing sudden cardiac arrest, a condition responsible for 250,000–450,000 deaths every year in the United States…

October 4, 2006

Lisa Olson, PhD, Appointed Executive Director of the GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute

Dr. Olson will be responsible for its day-to-day management, board expansion and fundraising to support the Institute’s mission to advance research, education, and the clinical care of cardiovascular diseases …

March 20, 2006

The Richard B. and Lynne V. Cheney Cardiovascular Institute Established

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) and School of Medicine and Health Sciences are pleased to announce a $2.7 million dollar charitable contribution made by Vice President Richard B. Cheney and Mrs. Lynne V. Cheney…

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