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— Octavio Vega, MD, internist
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— Patricia Graham, MD, internist
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Annabelle S. Volgman, MD, is professor of medicine and medical director of the Heart Center for Women at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Carolyn Jones, MD, PhD, is a geneticist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Charlotte Bai, MD, is a cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Melissa Tracy, MD, is a cardiologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Neelum Aggarwal, MD, is a neurologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, who specializes in diagnosing and managing all types of dementia. Her community research focuses on risk factors for cognitive decline.
Tochi Okwuosa, MD, is a cardiovascular disease specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She specializes in treating heart disease in patients with cancer.
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