The Experts In
Women’s Heart Health

Jennifer H. Mieres, MD & Stacey E. Rosen, MD

Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, FACC, FAHA

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Dr. Jennifer H. Mieres is a leading expert in cardiovascular disease in women and patient -centered healthcare advocacy. As Senior Vice President of Northwell’s Center for Equity of Care, she has oversight of and provides strategic guidance for Northwell’s diversity and health equity initiatives and serves as the health system’s first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. She is a member of Northwell’s Katz Institute of Women’s Health steering committee. Dr. Mieres is also the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and a professor of Cardiology at the Zucker School of Medicine.

A graduate of Bennington College and Boston University School of Medicine, she is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and a master of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and in 2009 she served as the first female president of the ASNC. Dr. Mieres is board certified in nuclear cardiology and has been actively involved in clinical cardiovascular research. She chaired the AHA’s 2005 and 2014 writing group on imaging in women and is the lead author of the AHA’s 2014 scientific publication on diagnostic testing for women.

She has authored and co-authored more than 60 scientific publications and has presented her research as distinguished invited faculty at over 100 National and International conferences.

Dr. Mieres is a National Spokesperson for the AHA’s Go Red For Women movement and has served on the National board and chair of several national AHA committees. She has also served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for WomenHeart, the national coalition for women living with heart disease.

Dr. Mieres is routinely called upon by the media to comment on heart health, appearing on such programs as “20/20,” the “Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Today in New York,” “CBS Early Show,” CNN, “NBC Nightly News” and many others. As a producer of the PBS documentary “A Woman’s Heart,” (2003) she was nominated for an Emmy for best documentary in the Health Science category at the 46th Annual New York Emmy Awards. She was featured on the cover of the May 2008 issue of Black Enterprise magazine as one of America’s leading doctors and in 2009 and 2010, Dr. Mieres was listed as one of the best doctors in New York magazine.

Learn more about Dr. Mieres at her website here.

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Physician of the Year
American Heart Association, 2022

AHA Chairman’s Award
American Heart Association, 2014

Women in Cardiology Mentoring Award
American College of Cardiology, 2014

Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Award
American Heart Association, 2011

Red Dress Award
Women’s Day, 2008

Outstanding Service as President
Long Island American Heart Association, 2005

William Groom Award
American Heart Association, 2005

Wenger Award for Healthcare
WomensHeart, 2004

Governor’s Award for Excellence
New York State, 2002

Stacey E. Rosen, MD, FACC, FAHA

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Dr. Stacey Ellyn Rosen is one of the leading experts in women’s cardiovascular health. She currently serves as the Vice President of Women’s Health at the Katz Institute for Women’s Health at North Shore-LIJ Health System in addition to practicing as a cardiologist and echocardiographer. She was formerly the Associate Chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She is Associate Professor of Medicine at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, served as Director of the Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Disease for the past decade, and currently serves as co-Director of the Homeostasis Course.

Prior to serving as the Chief of Cardiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Rosen was the Director of Echocardiography at North Shore University Hospital. In July 2008, she was appointed Associate Chairman of the Department of Cardiology. Dr. Rosen is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Echocardiography.

She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, and the American Society of Echocardiography. Dr. Rosen served two terms as an American College of Cardiology councilor, serving Nassau and Suffolk counties. She recently completed her term as President of the Board of Directors of the Long Island region of the American Heart Association and continues as a board member.

A native Long Islander, Dr. Rosen is a graduate of the six-year medical program at Boston University School of Medicine (cum laude). Dr. Rosen completed training in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, including an additional year as Chief Resident. She completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College, which included advanced training in echocardiography.

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Physician of the Year
American Heart Association, 2021

Ann Gottlieb Award for Excellence in Teaching
North Shore-LIJ

Volunteer Service Award
American Heart Association

Long Island’s Top 50 Most Influential Women
Long Island Business News, 2012

Cardiovascular Science Award
American Heart Association, 2011

Marissa Licata MS, RD, CDN

Marissa Licata MS, RD, CDN is a contributing author to Heart Smarter for Women: Six Weeks to a Healthier Heart and is the Lead Registered Dietitian for Katz Institute of Women’s Health at Northwell Health where she focuses on the nutritional care of women including cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal health and weight management. Driven by the pursuit to help others fulfill a healthy lifestyle and achieve nutritional wellness, Marissa has spent 22 years as a Registered Dietitian. Prior to joining Northwell Health, Marissa held notable roles in clinical nutrition serving as the Ambulatory Nutrition Manager at New York Presbyterian-Columbia Medical Center and also as Clinical Nutrition Manager of the University of California, Davis Health System. Throughout her career she has been widely sought out by leading health care institutions for her deep knowledge and approach to evolving clinical nutrition practices.

Marissa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food & Nutrition from Long Island University, C.W. Post. She also earned her Masters of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from New England College.