Saint Joseph’s & Emory Healthcare cardiologist, Gina Lundberg, MD, recently shared her heart healthy holiday gift suggestions with CNN. For example, she strongly advocates giving gifts that promote healthy activity to your children to start them off with healthy habits at a young age.
Check out the video below to get Dr. Lundberg's tips that are sure to help the people you love prioritize their heart health this holiday season!
About Gina Lundberg, MD
Gina Price Lundberg, MD FACC is the Director of the Heart Center for Women. She founded and directed The Women's Heart Center, the first women's cardiac prevention program in the state of Georgia in 1998.
She was named by Governor Sonny Perdue to the Advisory Board for Women's Health, Georgia Department of Women's Health, Department of Community Health for 2007-2008. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University and teaches cardiology fellows at Grady Hospital. She also teaches medical students from the Medical College of Georgia in preventive cardiology. She is a member of the American College of Cardiologist's Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Committee.
Dr. Lundberg has been interviewed on the subject of Heart Disease in Women in Glamour Magazine, MD News, the Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and other magazines. She has been interviewed on numerous local news shows and many radio programs over the years. Dr. Lundberg has published articles in several medical journals and contributed to several text books.She has been a Board Member of the American Heart Association for Atlanta since 2001. She has been involved with the Go Red for Women campaign since it launched in 2004. She has been on the Southeast Affiliate for the AHA's Strategic Initiative Committee representing Go Red for Women. She is national speaker for the American Heart Association. She has also been working with the national organization, Sister to Sister Foundation from 2004 till the present with their Atlanta program.
Dr. Lundberg has lived most of her life in Atlanta, GA. She attended the Medical College of Georgia and trained in Internal Medicine at Atlanta Medical Center (Georgia Baptist). Her cardiology fellowship was at Rush University in Chicago. She has been in private practice in Atlanta since 1994. She is Board Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine and re-certified in both in 2002. She has two children and considers motherhood her first and foremost career.