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Doctor Sandra Dunbar

Emory University School of Nursing, Atlanta (United States of America)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology

Dr. Sandra B. Dunbar is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing Emerita, and Research Professor at the Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing in Atlanta, GA. She has focused her program of research on improving outcomes for complex cardiovascular patients and their families. With interdisciplinary colleagues, she has led NIH, AHA and other funded clinical trials. In these studies, she has developed and tested interventions to improve self-care and quality of life, reduce cardiovascular risk and psychosocial distress in both CV patients and their family caregivers, and create cost-effective approaches that reduce health resource use. She has successfully mentored doctoral students, postdoctoral trainees, and junior faculty. She is the co-editor of the book Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing to be released Summer 2024.

The association between social determinants of health and outcomes in carepartners of persons with chronic heart failure

Event: ESC Congress 2023

Topic: Rehabilitation

Session: Cardiac rehabilitation in heart failure


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