Millennium_12th Edition_Dr. Marianne Legato

228 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine HEALTH AND WELLNESS found gender-specific medicine. Writing 10 books that are translated into 28 languages, she won two PROSE Awards from the Association of American Publishers. She was the founder and editor-in-chief of The Journal of GenderSpecific Medicine from 1997 to 2004 and Gender Medicine from 2004 to 2012. She participated in the 2019 Pontifical Scientific Committee at the Vatican in a seminar concerning gender and personalized medicine. Dr. Legato is an attending physician at NewYorkPresbyterian Hospital and conducts an awardwinning gender-specific medicine practice. She has been named a Top Doctor and Physician by CastleConnollyandTopDoctor by theConsumer’s Research Council of America. Her recent awards include the 2016 Honorary Award for Excellence in Science from the University of Messina, 2014 Civic Spirit Award from the Women’s City Club of New York and 2006 President’s Award from Women in Health Management. Dr. Marianne J. Legato received her MD fromNewYorkUniversity andcompleted an internship and junior assistant residency on the Columbia Service at Bellevue Hospital. She became a senior assistant resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and visiting fellow in cardiology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She served as scientific advisor to the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the NIH, for which she won the 2000 Service Award. Dr. Legato became professor emerita of clinical medicine in 1998. In 1993, she founded the Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia University, which became the Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine in 2006, promoting public awareness and research by young investigators. In 2015, she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Panama for her work in gender-specificmedicine. She is an adjunct professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Legato authored “The Female Heart: The Truth About Women and Heart Disease” in 1992, which showed for the first time a sex-specific difference in the experience and treatment of coronary artery disease. This inspired her to MARIANNE J. LEGATO, MD, FACP PROFESSOR EMERITA OF CLINICAL MEDICINE Columbia University New York, NY