Speaker - Irene Pollin

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Irene Pollin is a widely respected public health advocate and founder of the nation's first organization (Sister to Sister: The Womens Heart Health Foundation) dedicated to women s heart disease prevention and education. Irene continues to work on women s heart disease issues with programs at Brigham & Women s Hospital, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, the Hadassah Medical Center in Israel and Johns Hopkins University Hospital, all to provide heart health education worldwide. Irene and Abe Pollin were also longtime fixtures in the sports and entertainment world, as owners of the Washington Wizards (NBA) and Washington Capitals (NHL). The Pollins also built two sports and entertainment arenas ¬ the Capital Centre (1973) and Verizon Center (1997). A psychotherapist with a Master of Social Work from Catholic University, Irene Pollin is the author of two books, Medical Crisis Counseling and Taking Charge: Overcoming the Challenges of Long Term Illness

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Irene Pollin

05.12.16 | 01:02:31 min | 0 comments