Dr. Martha Gulati is director of Preventative Cardiology, associate director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, and associate director of the Preventive and Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Smidt Heart Institute.
As a researcher, Dr. Gulati is passionate about the study and prevention of heart disease in women. As principal investigator of the St. James Women Take Heart Project, she investigated cardiac risk factors to set new standards for women’s fitness levels and heart rate response to exercise. She was co-investigator on the Women’s Ischemic Syndrome Evaluation and also served as a co-investigator on the Women’s Health Initiative. Her research in this area has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, and Journal of the American Medical Association.