Abdul Rao CEO Of The Institute Of Women's Health Of North America Receives Funding

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  • (1888PressRelease) July 19, 2010 - BriefingWire.com, 7/18/2010 - The Institute of Women's Health of North America and its CEO and Chief Research Officer Dr. Abdul Rao have received funding from the Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to participate in the Heart Truth; a national awareness and prevention campaign about heart disease in women sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    The Institute of Women's Health of North America (IWHNATM) was established in 1997. It is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mandate and a vision to improve women's health. Abdul Sohail Rao, MD, MA, DPhil serves as its Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Chief Research Officer.

    Providing quality and affordable clinical care is one of the core missions of the Institute. It has Board-certified physicians, highly experienced nurse practitioners, outstanding research scientists, and qualified healthcare providers to ensure delivery of the most optimal healthcare to women and their partners.

    The Institute has six campuses in five different cities in the State of Florida and it is continuing to grow and add additional sites in other cities and states. Please call any campus (Our Campuses) that is convenient to you to schedule an appointment with a healthcare provider. Most of our campuses are approved by the State Department of Health and local county health departments to provide counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS and STDs.

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    Dr. Rao obtained his medical degree from Dow Medical College and proceeded to obtain a Master's in Physiology from Boston University. After serving as a Post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard University, he joined the Nuffield Department of Surgery at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford UK as a Clinical Instructor. During his tenure at the University of Oxford, he also obtained his doctorate (Doctor of Philosophy) in Immunology and Pathology. He has to his credit >140 publication in peer-reviewed journals and innumerable invited lectures and presentations.

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