Vera Bittner

Vera Bittner

Professor / Section Head, General Cardiology, Prevention and Imaging

University of Alabama at Brimingham, Birmingham, AL,US

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Biography

Dr Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Section Head of General Cardiology, Prevention, and Imaging in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease. 

Dr Bittner also serves as Medical Director of the Coronary Care Unit and the University Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. Most of her research has focused on secondary prevention of coronary artery disease with an emphasis on lipid-lowering therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, and heart disease in women. She is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association and is a past president of the National Lipid Association.

Articles by Vera Bittner, Professor / Section Head, General Cardiology, Prevention and Imaging

Post-menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease – Lessons from the Women's Health Initiative

Leslee J Shaw, C Noel Bairey Merz, Steven E Reis, et al