Dr. Jennifer Mieres

Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, is one of the leading experts and patient advocates in the fields of cardiovascular disease in women. As senior vice president of Northwell Health’s Center for Equity of Care, she oversees the division of Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity and the Katz Institute for Women’s Health. There, Dr. Mieres is responsible for the strategies, programs and initiatives focused on the elimination of health and gender disparities. She is a professor of cardiology, occupational medicine, prevention and epidemiology and the associate dean of faculty affairs at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

Dr. Mieres is a leading advocate for patient-centered healthcare and medical education reform. Following her Emmy-nominated documentary A Woman’s Heart, she became executive producer of a two-part documentary series Rx: The Quiet Revolution and Doctors of Tomorrow. The films have been featured on PBS and in educational institutions.

Dr. Mieres is a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign and has served there as chair of several national committees and on the board of directors. She’s also served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for WomenHeart, a national coalition for women living with heart disease. She received her medical degree from Boston University.