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OUR MISSION

To enrich the global talent pool in medicine through the development of unique professional opportunities for female physicians.

FOUNDING LEADERS

Women As One was founded by Dr. Roxana Mehran and Dr. Marie Claude Morice, two internationally recognized leaders in cardiovascular care and research.

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Marie Claude Morice, MD

Founding Director

Marie Claude Morice, MD, FESC is the Director of Interventional Cardiology at Institute Hospitalier Jacques Cartier. She is Founder and Co-Director of Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris-Sudserves and a Founding Medical Director and CEO of the Cardiovascular European Research Centre (CERC)…

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Marie Claude Morice, MD, FESC is the Director of Interventional Cardiology at Institute Hospitalier Jacques Cartier. She is Founder and Co-Director of Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris-Sudserves and a Founding Medical Director and CEO of the Cardiovascular European Research Centre (CERC). Her research work has been widely recognized by her peers and in 2014 she was the first woman to ever receive the Geoffrey O. Hartzler Master Clinical Operator Award from the Cardiovascular Research Centre in recognition of her work in the advancement of interventional cardiology. Dr. Morice has been Co-Director of the Endovascular Therapy Course in Paris since 1995 and is an adviser to the Ministry of Health for new technologies. She founded the PTCA program at Centre Cardiologique du Nord in 1986. She was in charge of coronary interventions in the coronary flow group of the European Society of Cardiology from 1994 to 1996 and received the Erasmus Thoraxcenter Interventional Cardiology award in 1995. Dr. Morice completed medical school at the Paris University and received training at the University Hospital of Toulouse-Purpan and the Montreal Cardiac Institute.

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Roxana Mehran, MD

Founding Director

Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, MSCAI is a Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Professor of Population Health Science and Policy, and the Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, MSCAI is a Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Professor of Population Health Science and Policy, and the Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is co-founder of the Academic Research Consortium (ARC) and SCAI Women in Innovations (SCAI-WIN) and is a founding physician of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), where she is currently Chief Scientific Officer. She has served as principal investigator for numerous large global clinical studies, developed risk scores for bleeding and acute kidney injury, and authored 900 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Mehran has received numerous prestigious awards, most recently the 2018 Wenger Award for Excellence in Medical Leadership from WomenHeart: The National Coalition of Women with Heart Disease. Prior to Mount Sinai, Dr. Mehran held appointments at Columbia University Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center. She completed internal medicine training at the University of Connecticut and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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Rebecca Ortega, MHA

Managing Director

Rebecca Ortega, MHA is the Managing Director of Women As One. She is also currently contracted as the Director of Strategic Development for the Center for Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York…

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Rebecca Ortega, MHA is the Managing Director of Women As One. She is also currently contracted as the Director of Strategic Development for the Center for Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York where her interests include generation and translation of health data into real-world application. She was previously the Director of Education at the Duke Clinical Research Institute in Durham, NC and prior, the Director of Education at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions in Washington, DC. She holds a master’s degree in health systems administration from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Davidson College.

Email: Rebecca@WomenAsOne.org

OUR PARTNERS

Women as One would like to thank our Corporate Partners,
who have shown strong commitment to
advancing women in medicine.

Women As One aims to enrich the global talent pool in medicine through the development of unique professional opportunities for female physicians.

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