Nanette K. Wenger, MD, MACC, Named in The Hill's Top 100 Women Who Have Helped Shape America
Nanette K. Wenger, MD, MACC, was named in The Hill's top 100 women who have helped shape America in their special tribute, Century of the Woman. The Century of the Woman celebrates 100 extraordinary women with not only bold-face names but also the stories of more obscure contributors to modern American society. In a medical specialty dominated by men, Wenger spent her career showing how heart disease manifested differently in women. Her own research found its symptoms frequently manifested differently in women than in men, leading to frequent misdiagnosis. Wenger's research also found that coronary heart disease was the top killer of women in the U.S. Read more.