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UK Public Health's Arnett to Present at American Heart Association's 2021 Scientific Sessions

Donna Arnett
College of Public Health Dean Donna Arnett. Pete Comparoni | UK Photo.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 12, 2021) — Donna Arnett, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, will be a featured presenter, panelist and moderator during the American Heart Association's upcoming international research conference, Scientific Sessions 2021, taking place virtually Nov. 13-15.

“I’m honored and humbled to be a part of this important public health event with so many of my professional colleagues and friends,” Arnett says. “I passionately share the American Heart Association’s commitment to fighting heart disease and stroke in order to help more families and communities live healthier lives.”

As part of the opening session, Arnett will be one of five panelists included in a discussion surrounding the session’s theme, “Scientific Discovery as a Guiding Light Out of COVID,” where she will address how health systems and academic health centers are adapting to and training management post-pandemic. She will also be delivering two OnDemand presentations titled "African Ancestry and the Genetic Architecture of Hypertension” and “Promoting Diversity and Navigating Differences in Mentor-Mentee Relationships.”

To register for Scientific Sessions 2021, click here.

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