Medicine’s Kristen Berg, Susan De Luca pen article on adverse childhood experiences and cardiovascular health

An article by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty members Kristen Berg, assistant professor, and Susan De Luca, associate professor, was published in the June edition of Capsules, a publication from the Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH).

The article, titled “Adverse Childhood Experiences and Cardiovascular Disease Risk,” discussed the relationship between chronic stress hormone exposure and the increased risk for health behaviors associated with cardiovascular disease.

Case Western Reserve University is the lead institution for Cardi-OH, a statewide initiative of healthcare professionals at Ohio’s seven medical schools who share knowledge to improve Medicaid patient outcomes and eliminate health disparities across Ohio.

Read their article.