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    September 20, 2012

    Below is the latest bi-weekly email regarding the happenings at WIN. This email serves to provide you with updated information on events, news and opportunities through WIN, and I hope you will find it helpful..

    • Breaking News - WIN is proud to announce that there will be an oral abstract presentation of the final results from the OBGYN patient screening pilot at 2:15pm on Tuesday, November 6 during AHA 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. The study, led by Abbott Vascular's Women's Heart Health Initiative partnering with WIN, aimed to increase the referral pathway between OBGYNs and cardiologists by way of a screening OBGYN patients for cardiovascular disease risk factors. The results have been amazing so far, and WIN looks foward to taking the program even further in 2013.
    • Upcoming Events - WIN will host a membership meeting during TCT next month. Mark your calendars for 10:00-11:00am EST on Tuesday, October 23rd in Room B122 of the Miami Beach Convention Center. All are welcome.
    • World Tracker - WIN members in Argentina have launched a public awareness campaign around women and heart disease. The campaign, titled "A Woman's Heart Can be Broken: SERIOUSLY" has drawn the partnership of major celebrities and includes TV spots, advertisements and a Facebook page. The campaign will roll out over the course of the next few months, and WIN looks forward to sharing the success of this amazing effort with you! 
    • Hot Topics from the WINExchange Blog - Can social media tools influence which subjects are selected for clinical study? Apparently so. Read about it on the WINExchange Blog HERE.

    Do you have something of interest to share with the WIN community? Please email me. And of course, please continue to spread the word about WIN in your own communities. We can only grow with your help!