Patricia was the only one of eight children in her family who followed their father into the field of cardiology. As a medical doctor, her interests are in clinical research focusing on coronary artery disease, echocardiography, and women's cardiovascular health. With her grandfather dying of a heart attack in his forties, Patricia says it is her mission to treat patients with acute aortic syndromes so that they can live long productive lives.

Watch Patricia talk about how she balances her personal and professional lives:

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