Join 15,000 Friends this Saturday Morning to Protect Your Heart!

Emory Heart & Vascular Center cardiologist Dr. Laurence Sperling and 2011 Atlanta Heart Walk co-chair Robert W. Webb, Jr. from Troutman Sanders spoke on Fox 5 News on Monday, October 24, 2011 about heart disease prevention and why it is important to walk in this year’s Metro Atlanta Heart Walk event.   You can view the video below and join the Emory team today by following these easy steps:

  1. Atlanta Heart Walk 2011Visit www.atlantaheartwalk.org
  2. To register as a participant, click Register and then click “I agree to the waiver.”
  3. Select Join a Team. Find Emory Healthcare in the drop-down box, and find the name of the team you want to join.
  4. Login to your personal Heart Walk page and personalize it by telling your story and adding a photo.

The funds raised from the Metro Atlanta Heart Walk go to support the American Heart Association’s critical research, education, and heart health advocacy initiatives. We look forward to seeing you all there!


About Dr. Laurence Sperling, MD:
Dr. Sperling specializes in internal medicine and cardiology—his areas of clinical interest are cardiac catheterization, cardiac rehabilitation, general cardiology, echocardiogram, lipid metabolism, and electron beam computed tomography. Dr. Sperling has been practicing with Emory since 1997, and has received various awards from the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association Council, and Emory University Hospital. He serves as medical director for a number of unique programs at Emory including the HeartWise Risk Reduction Program, InterVent Atlanta, Staying Aloft, Emory’s LDL aperesis program, and has served as special consultant to The Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Sperling has been voted one of America’s Top Doctors, and has been featured often on local and national TV, newspaper, radio, and magazines.

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