Lisa Bratzke

Position title: Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Lisa Bratzke, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA studies cognitive impairment of patients with coronary heart disease, who, according to health data, suffer from concentration or memory difficulties. With coronary heart disease on the rise—40 percent of the U.S. population is projected to have some form of it by 2030—she is examining ways to slow deteriorating cognitive function in this population, thereby improving quality of life for individuals with chronic heart failure.