Hudson, FL (November 19, 2009) - Rao Musunuru, M.D. a local cardiologist was recognized by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at NIH (Bethesda, Maryland) for his exemplary volunteer service over the past three years as a distinguished member of its Advisory Council, at the council meeting on October 20, 2009.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.
NIH is funded by the Congress of the United States and is administered thru the Department of Health and Human Services.
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is a 290-bed acute care facility located in Hudson, FL. Home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute, over 350 physicians, 900 employees and 500 volunteers comprise their integrated healthcare delivery team. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has been designated a 100 Top Hospital seven years by Thomson Reuters and has been named twice (1999 & 2002) by U.S. News & World Report as one of Americas Best Hospitals in Heart and Heart Surgery. It has an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and an Approved, With Commendation, Community Cancer Program, from the College of Surgeons.