Oceanside, NY, April 03, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology recently announced that Donna Denier, MD, FACC, has been re-elected by its membership to serve as the chapter’s District 2 Councilor. The three-year term begins at the close of 2013.
“I am grateful that my colleagues are putting their trust in me to do my part to ensure that the organization fulfills its mission of providing quality educational programs and services and leadership and advocacy that advances the field of Cardiology and facilitates practical, sensible solutions to issues that affect the practice and advancement of cardiology in New York,” said Dr. Denier.
Dr. Denier’s primary responsibility as a district councilor is grassroots advocacy at the state and federal government levels. This includes scheduling meetings with local government as well as state and federal legislators, including members of the state senate and assembly and U.S. Congress, to discuss issues impacting the practice of cardiology and practical solutions to the issues.
Dr. Denier is a clinical cardiologist at South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Center for Cardiovascular Health. She is board-certified in cardiology and internal medicine. Prior to joining South Nassau, Dr. Denier was in private practice in Franklin Square, NY and was also the chief of cardiology at NSLIJ Health System-Franklin Hospital.
Dr. Denier is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the Nassau Academy of Medicine and is a former member of the Congestive Heart Failure Task Force at North Shore/LIJ. She earned a B.S. degree from Long Island University-C.W. Post and obtained her medical degree from SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed both her residency and cardiology fellowship at Winthrop University Hospital.
South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 900 physicians and 3,000 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® Perfexion radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.