Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 02/04/2022
Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, NCMP is the Assistant Director at the Women's Heart Center in the Division of Cardiology in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

 

Chrisandra Shufelt MD, MS, NACP, FACP holds the Anita Dann Friedman Endowed Chair in Womens Cardiovascular Medicine and Research and is the Associate Director of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She is also the Director of the Women's Hormone and Menopause Program and co-Director of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center. Dr. Shufelt is Professor of Medicine and Faculty at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

 

Dr. Shufelt is a women’s health internist with fellowship training in vascular biology and women's health and a certified menopause practitioner. She has several National and International leadership roles in the American College of Physicians, the European Menopause and Andropause Society and the North American Menopause Society where she is the current President of the Society and on the board of trustees. She has also co-authored several scientific position statements on menopause and hormone therapy. Her NIH-funded research focuses on young women with hypothalamic amenorrhea evaluating the impact on immune and vascular health. Dr. Shufelt has over 150 publications in the area of women’s health and is involved with several large studies including the Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation, the Women’s Health Initiative, the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study and is site PI for the WARRIOR clinical trial.