CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Defy Heart Disease

aka CRF   |   NEW YORK, NY   |  www.crf.org

Mission

To help doctors improve the survival and quality of life of people suffering from heart and vascular disease.

Ruling year info

1992

President and Chief Executive Officer

Juan F. Granada MD

Main address

1700 Broadway 9th Floor

NEW YORK, NY 10019 USA

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EIN

52-1752653

NTEE code info

Heart and Circulatory System (G43)

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Our programs

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Medical Research

At CRF, we are committed to igniting the next wave of innovation in research that will help doctors save and improve the quality of their patients’ lives. CRF refines and validates new therapies and treatments for heart disease from the earliest stages through clinical trials. The CRF Skirball Center for Innovation guides early ideas and innovations through comprehensive preclinical research programs to introduce practical clinical therapies to patients. The CRF Clinical Trials Center advises and facilitates breakthroughs for academic and industry leaders in pharmaceutical and medical device development.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
Adults

CRF is dedicated to helping doctors improve the survival and quality of life for people suffering from heart and vascular disease. The CRF Center for Education has a distinguished reputation for excellence in training physicians and other healthcare professionals in new procedures and educating them on the latest research. CRF hosts over 50 educational meetings annually for physicians and other healthcare professionals. The largest is CRF’s annual scientific symposium, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT). TCT features major medical research breakthroughs and gathers leading researchers and clinicians from around the world to present and discuss the latest evidence-based research in the field.

Population(s) Served
Academics
Adults

The CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative (WHHI) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and empower women with everyday tools they can use to defy heart disease. The WHHI aims to demystify the path to better heart health by providing practical information and actionable steps that empower and inspire women to prioritize heart health – for themselves and their loved ones.

The WHHI offers free seminars designed to educates the public about lifestyle changes, risk factors, and treatment options for heart disease. These seminars are also filmed and posted on CRF’s YouTube and social media channels.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
People with diseases and illnesses

Where we work

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CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 1/28/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Eric B. Woldenberg

Pryor Cashman

Joseph Beck

Raymond James Healthcare Finance

Colette Gardner

Eagle Shipping

William Himmelsbach

Karen Krasney

Capricor Therapeutics, Inc.

Frank Litvack

Pura Vida Investments

Jeffrey Moses

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Eric Rose

SIGA Technologies, Inc.

Marvin Woodall

Steven Hochberg

Deerfield

Teresa Leste

Monitor Deloitte

Juan Granada

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No