With heart disease on the rise,

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, and a team of doctors set out to stem the tide through science, education and early intervention. Their ultimate goal: to promote heart health worldwide.

Film Team

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, is Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital. He also serves as Director of the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute; Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health; General Director of Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC); President of Science Health and Education (SHE) Foundation; and the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Susan Froemke is a non-fiction filmmaker with more than 40 documentary films to her credit, including the classic Grey Gardens (1976); Lalee’s Kin (2001), an HBO film on poverty that was nominated for an Academy Award; and Wagner’s Dream (2012), which opened theatrically in the United States and aired on PBS.