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June 10, 2002


Neurologist Michael Frankel Appointed Vice President of American Heart Association's Southeastern Affiliate

Michael R. Frankel, M.D., associate professor of neurology at the Emory University School of Medicine and chief of neurology at Grady Memorial Hospital, has been appointed vice president of the southeastern affiliate of the American Heart Association. As part of his three-year term, Frankel will serve as vice president, president-elect, and finally as president in 2004. The southeastern affiliate consists of Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Alabama, and Louisiana.

During his term in office, Frankel will help orchestrate the activities of the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association in their mission to fight heart disease and stroke.

Dr. Frankel has played an integral role in establishing Operation Stroke For Atlanta, a multi-organizational group focusing on educating health professionals and the community about stroke.

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