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Five Crystal Run Cardiologists Participate in Brown Bag Goes Red for American Heart Association Throughout the Hudson Valley


On June 20th, Crystal Run Healthcare Cardiologist, Jonathan S. Katz MD, FACC , presented ‘Life’s Simple 7’, a lunch and learn session broadcasted to five Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R) locations for their employees. The presentation, following guidelines from the American Heart Association, outlines seven ways to improve heart health and enhance quality of life and focuses on the importance of managing blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. Cardiologists, Maria Sobolev, MD, FACC, Balaji Pratap, MD, FACC, Electrophysiology Cardiologist, Eric D. Manheimer MD, and Interventional Cardiologist, Neel Khanna, MD, MPH were onsite at four other O&R locations to provide commentary throughout the presentation, and answer questions by attendees. The program is part of Crystal Run Healthcare’s sponsorship of the American Heart Association’s educational series – Brown Bag Goes Red. More than 100 employees were in attendance to learn about heart health and receive onsite blood pressure screenings from Crystal Run.

Brown Bag Goes Red is a health and wellness program that works to educate community members and employee organizations on the importance of heart health and provide tips to living a healthier lifestyle. As part of Crystal Run Healthcare’s sponsorship of the American Heart Association and the Tri-County Heart Walk, Cardiologists have the opportunity to present on a variety of heart health topics at locations throughout the Hudson Valley area.