Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. It is also one of the most preventable and treatable health conditions. With appropriate lifestyle changes, optimal medical treatments and targeted therapeutic interventions, the prospect for a long and high-quality life with heart disease is excellent. Interventional cardiologist Hani Jneid, M.D., who has chaired national task forces on heart disease treatment guidelines, serves as this course’s guide. Dr. Jneid will share the latest clinical and research insights and innovations aiming to promote heart health and prevent the onset and recurrence of heart disease.

Topics Include:

  • Overview of heart health and disease
  • Treating and preventing recurrence of heart disease: lifestyle interventions and primary prevention
  • The future of heart health: innovations in medical therapies and interventions

Note: The intent of this course is to offer a general educational overview about the topics described. It is not intended to provide diagnoses, medical advice or treatment recommendations. If you are seeking specific medical guidance, please consult with your health-care provider.



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Section Title
Heart Health: Prevention, Treatments and Innovations
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Mar 03, 2020 to Mar 17, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Rice Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $170.00
Section Notes

Refund Policy

A 10 percent processing fee will be subtracted from all refunds. Due to the high demand for courses, registrations are considered final as of 10 days prior to the class start date. No refunds will be issued after these dates and credits will not be given for future classes. No refunds will be granted for participants who miss a portion of a program. Refund requests before the deadline must be made in writing to gscs@rice.edu.