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Of the individuals, 42 were excluded due to serious coexisting illnesses, and the rest of the 403 patients consented to take part in the trial; 5 patients were excluded due to an unstable clinical condition subsequently. The remaining 398 sufferers underwent Doppler echocardiographic screening. Thirteen patients who were planned to undergo catheterization declined to take part. The baseline features of the rest of the 385 patients who were evaluated according to the study protocol are shown in Table 1Table 1Characteristics of the Sufferers at Baseline.After teaching medicine at Yale for two years, Dr. Levine was recruited to Boston University as a faculty member in the Department of Medicine Section of Geriatrics. Dr. Levine may be the champion of the prestigious Metcalf Cup, Boston University’s highest teaching award, and also the Section of Medicine’s Robert Dawson Evans Particular Reputation Teaching Award. Dr. Levine has served on several national education committees and, through her dedication to mentoring, has supported and motivated trainees at all known levels, including many Geriatric Academic Career Award recipients. In 2004 she received among three mentorship awards conferred by the Society of General Internal Medicine.