#Cardiologist, I am founder and former Medical Director of Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health, NYU Langone Health

New York, NY
Joined December 2017
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I can’t say enough good things about nurses—their hard work, dedication and professionalism are the backbone of the healthcare profession. Thank you for all you do and Happy #NurseAppreciationWeek!
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There’s nothing tastier than when a food that tastes good is good for you. So all hail the alligator pear aka avocado, which can help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. @HealthyWomen #HeartHealthy #Avocados #HealthyEating #HealthyWomen physiciansweekly.com/avocado…
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Happy #EarthDay! Here are some things you can do to help the planet that will also help keep you #healthy. bit.ly/3rFsCCr
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The #spring holidays are here and with them come the first new vegetables – asparagus, strawberries, peas and green onions. Whether you’re celebrating #Passover with a Seder or sharing #Easter dinner, take a tip from our rabbit friends and nibble on a few extra vegetables.
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A little late to #WorldHealthDay! The theme this year is Our Planet, Our Health. It’s important to consider what a healthy planet means to our bodies and our lives, and what we can contribute to the overall well-being of our world. who.int/campaigns/world-heal… #HealthierTomorrow
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Looking for the latest information from a trusted medical professional to stay heart healthy? Visit drnieca.com to get health tips you can use, and sign up for my newsletter to be the first in the know. @HealthyWomen #HeartHealth #healthcare #digitalhealth
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The first woman to receive a medical license was Dorothea Erxleben of Germany in 1754; Marie Durocheer of Brazil followed in 1834. The early female physicians pathed the way for more women to follow them in medicine, by starting hospitals and medical schools for women. 1/2
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In 1864, when Rebecca Lee Crumpler became the first African-American woman to earn a medical degree, there were 54,543 physicians, including 270 white women and 180 African-American men. #womenshistorymonth2022 1/4 womenshistory.org/education-…
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After graduation she worked for the Freedmen’s Bureau, taking care of the formerly enslaved, eventually returning to Boston and opening a practice on Beacon Hill. 2/4
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She eventually published “A Book of Medical Discourses,” believed to be the first medical text by an African-American author. 3/4
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She died in 1895, and in 2019 a fundraising campaign finally provided her a headstone noting her importance in American medicine. 4/4
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For #StPatricksDay and #WomensHistoryMonth I want to shine a spotlight on the first women doctors in Ireland. Among these incredible women were Emily Winifred Dixon, Eleanora Fleury and Elizabeth Bell. historyireland.com/on-the-in…
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Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to earn a medical degree in the U.S. in 1849. A former teacher, she founded a women’s medical college in London and became a moral reforms activist, lecturer and author after she retired in 1880. #WomensHistoryMonth
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Pear shapes still have it over apple-shaped figures when it comes to #heartdisease. Women who carry their fat on their hips instead of their bellies have a lower risk of heart attack. Talk to your doctor to assess and learn how to control your own risk. webmd.com/diet/obesity/news/…
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My discussion with Susan Lax, spiritual counselor and author of A HEART’S LANDSCAPE, will be postponed until March 8 at noon EST on @BookTrib's Facebook Live. Hope to see you there to talk about, “How to Unlock a Moment of Joy Each Day.”
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