Legato, Marianne J.

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LEGATO, Marianne J.

LEGATO, Marianne J. American, b. 1935. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Physician. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, instructor, 1968-69, associate, 1969-70, assistant clinical professor, 1970-73, assistant professor, 1973-77, associate professor of clinical medicine, 1977-98, professor of clinical medicine, 1998-; Partnership for Gender-Specific Medicine at Columbia, founder and director; Advisory Board of the Office of Research on Women's Health of the National Institutes of Health, charter member, 1995-; member of editorial boards. Producer of medical films. Lecturer at conferences throughout the U.S.; has appeared on television and radio programs. Publications: The Myocardial Cell for the Clinical Cardiologist, 1973; (with C. Colman) The Female Heart: The Truth about Women and Coronary Artery Disease, 1992; Gender-Specific Aspects of Human Biology for the Practicing Physician, 1997; What Women Need to Know: From Headaches to Heart Disease and Everything in Between, 1997; Eve's Rib, 2002. EDITOR: The Developing Heart: Clinical Implications of Its Molecular Biology and Physiology, 1985; The Stressed Heart, 1987. Contributor to medical journals, books, and newspapers. Address: 962 Park Ave, New York, NY 10028, U.S.A.