Geetha Raghuveer, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C., associate professor of pediatrics, has been elected Governor of the Missouri Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Her two-year term of office begins in 2012.
Raghuveer has been a member of the organization since 2008 and recently served as councilor for the first district. She also recently served as program chair for the Missouri and Kansas chapters 3rd annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases in Kansas City, Mo.
The Missouri Chapter of the American College of Cardiology includes more than 400 health care professionals throughout the state.
As governor, she will represent the needs of American College of Cardiology members in Missouri by implementing national initatives on the state level as well as participate in the Board of Governors.
“I look forward to carrying out the mission of the American College of Cardiology,” Raghuveer said. “By serving in this role, I will help lead the way to optimal cardiovascular care and disease prevention through health policy, standards and guidelines, and suppor of cardiovascular research.”