A Message from Kevin O’Connor
2012 Heart of the Hamptons Event Chair
I am honored to have the opportunity to Chair the 16th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball that will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 on the grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. I hope you will join me in making the American Heart Association and the 2012 event a priority in your charitable participation. This is a cause that has touched me personally. I lost my father to heart disease at the age of 42. That experience has made me aware of just how important education and behavioral changes are in preventing heart disease. The American Heart Association is the nation’s only voluntary health organization dedicated to promoting educational awareness, advocating for legislative change to reduce the prevalence of this devastating disease and funding life saving research for heart disease and stroke.
In 2011, the American Heart Association successfully continued its work to “to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease”. That does not happen working alone. At Bridgehampton National Bank we like to say “working together sets us apart”. So join us in making a difference. Your participation will allow the American Heart Association to continue its longstanding commitment to the health and well-being of our communities, and our nation at large.
With heartfelt thanks,
Bridgehampton National Bank
2012 Distinguished Service Honoree
Jeffrey W. Moses, M.D.
Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians
An internationally recognized interventional cardiologist, Dr. Moses has performed more than 15,000 interventional procedures, authored over 600 publications, and served as lead investigator for numerous national and international clinical studies that have demonstrated the effectiveness and safety of coronary stent placement. In 2002, Dr. Moses was the lead investigator on a large clinical trial, the first in the U.S. that demonstrated the enormous benefit that led to FDA approval of the first drug-coated stent now used in the majority of interventional procedures in the U.S. Most recently in on the Executive Committee of PARTNER trial; they brought the first transcatheter aortic valve to clinical use in the U.S.
Dr. Moses is a Course Director of the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, the world’s largest interventional cardiology conference. He serves on the Board of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York City; and he has made important contributions in the areas of clinical research and educational activities in interventional vascular therapy. He is also a pioneer in developing approaches involving minimally invasive surgery, angioplasty, gene therapy, novel imaging technologies and various support devices that allow for wider application of interventional cardiovascular procedures.
Dr. Moses, who previously held a professorship in Clinical Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, also served in various positions at The New York Hospital (now New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell) in New York, where he became Associate Director of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Director of Clinical Electrophysiology. He is a fellow in multiple professional societies and serves on the editorial board as a reviewer for numerous peer review journals. Dr. Moses completed medical school at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine and his internship, residency and fellowship in Cardiology at the Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.
A Registered Dietitian Layne Lieberman-Liebelson, also known as WebRD, is passionate about Food and Wellness...
Layne has been a driving force behind this event since inception: as logistics chair, heart-healthy menu consultant, spokesperson, food writer, board member, volunteer and fundraiser...
Layne is a leader and innovator in the healthy food industry. Her never-ending passion for wholesome food and heart-health is an inspiration to her peers, colleagues, family and friends.
Layne Lieberman, RD, MS, CDN, founder of WebRD, is a nationally recognized registered dietitian and health professional. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. Layne completed a fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine doing research in the areas of diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic medical illnesses. She was trained by the Culinary Institute of America and is a consultant to the restaurant and food industries. She is one of the first health professionals in the nation to have received certification as a diabetes educator. She has two sons, raised on organically grown food and two stepdaughters. Most importantly, she thanks her husband who shares her passion for healthy food, for her most recent opportunity-- living the last 2 years abroad in Europe studying food and the French paradox.
Rocco A. Carriero
Irma J. Damhuis
Philippe de La Chapelle
Babu Easow, MD
Edmund Hayes, MD
Michael J. Heller
Arthur Klein, MD
James J. Manseau
Roxana Mehran, MD
Varinder Singh, MD
Fredric I. Weinbaum, MD
Michael Wolk, MD
2012 Heart Ball Wrap-Up Party