Lynne T. Braun PhD, CNP, FAHA, FAANP, FNLA, FPCNA, FAAN

Dr. Lynne Braun is a professor and nurse practitioner in the Rush Heart Center for Women in Chicago, where she focuses on prevention. She served as co-investigator for three research grants funded by the National Institutes of Health, most recently, a study entitled, “Reducing Health Disparity in African American Women: Adherence to Physical Activity.” She is a co-author of five AHA/ACC Scientific Statements, the AHA/ACC statement on Performance Measures for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, and four AHA clinical practice guidelines, including the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol. Dr. Braun has served as consultant to the CDC’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention for several projects. She is an editorial board member for the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and serves as reviewer for numerous other journals. Dr. Braun is the Past Chairperson of the Illinois Advocacy Committee and is President-Elect of the Midwest Affiliate Board of Directors. Nationally, Dr. Braun is the Past Chairperson of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing. She is a current board member and Past President of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association.

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