Miller honored with Heart of Change award

Paula Miller, MD, associate professor of cardiology, will be honored with 2011 Heart of Change Award presented by AT&T at the annual Triangle Heart Ball on March 5. The award honors community leaders who have significantly impacted change in the treatment or prevention of heart disease and stroke related death or disability.

Miller honored with Heart of Change award click to enlarge Paula Miller, MD

A letter to Miller announcing this honor states that several of her contributions to the improvement of health of North Carolinians were considered outstanding, especially:

  • Speaking out about the impact of heart disease on women and educating women that heart disease is their number one killer
  • Promoting routine health screenings for heart disease and stroke risk factors

The Heart Ball, and this award, are sponsored by the American Heart Association.