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Published on February 02, 2017

Media Advisory: Columbia Mayor to Declare February American Heart Month

CONTACT: Jennifer Coffman, (573) 884-4108,


University of Missouri Health Care and Boone Hospital Center will join Columbia Mayor Pro Tem Clyde Ruffin for a mayoral proclamation announcing February 2017 as Columbia’s American Heart Month.


Clyde Ruffin, Columbia first ward city councilman and mayor pro tem

Dr. William Fay, director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, professor of medicine and medical pharmacology and physiology and the J.W. & Lois Winifred Stafford Distinguished Chair in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Research at the University of Missouri School of Medicine

Dr. Edward Yeh, chair of the Department of Medicine and professor of clinical medicine in the University of Missouri School of Medicine

Amy Begemann, service line director for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery at Boone Hospital Center


1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3


University Hospital lobby, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, Missouri