National Advisory Board

The National Advisory Board of the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center is committed to helping the center promote the understanding of how cardiovascular diseases develop, and how they can be diagnosed, prevented and treated. From otolaryngologist and former member of Congress and state senator John J.H. "Joe" Schwarz, MD, to Weight Watchers founder Florine Mark, the panel includes representatives from many areas of medicine, science, industry, government and academia. View or download a list of the current board members.

The NAB supports the mission of the U-M CVC to be a premier center, creating an understanding of cardiovascular disease across the life span, through multidisciplinary collaboration among clinicians and scientists to achieve:

  • Superior and compassionate patient care
  • Innovative science and discovery
  • Excellence in education