Dr. Joseph C. Wu named AHA President-Elect

Joseph Wu, MD, PhD 

March 11, 2022

Dr. Joseph Wu, MD, PhD, has  been named president-elect by the national board of directors of the American Heart Association. During a long history of AHA volunteer service, Dr. Wu has been chairperson of the Research Committee and the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, as well as a member of the national board.

He also has championed fundraising and community programs in the Bay Area Division. Dr. Wu's immeasurable impact includes supporting promising, young mid-career and senior investigators and expanding international collaborations. 

Dr. Wu is the Simon H. Stertzer Professor of Medicine and Radiology and director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute.

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