Emory Healthcare establishes cardiac rehab program in China

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Emory Faculty members paid a visit to their medical colleagues in the Jilin Province of Northeast China

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(L-R: Laurence Sperling, MD, Xaioping Meng, MD, David Burke, MD and Kathy Lee Bishop)

Emory Rehab Chairman, Dr. David Burke and DPT Professor, Dr. Kathy Lee Bishop lent their medical expertise and knowledge to develop the first ever cardiac rehabilitation system in the Jilin Province of Northeast China. The Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Center (CCRC) opened at the Affiliated Hospital to Changhun University of Chinese Medicine after a collaborative three-year effort. Emory Faculty were invited speakers at the first China-U.S. Cardiac Rehabilitation Forum at the 7th Jilin Provincial Atherosclerosis Conference.

Please follow the link below to read the entire article in the Emory News Center written by Ms. Mary Beth Spence, Senior Manager, Media Relations about this wonderful collaboration.

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2016/08/saint_josephs_cardiac_rehab/