Heidi Salisbury is the co-founder of the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease. She has been a nurse for over two decades and is proudly a third-generation nurse. Heidi has a special interest in the early detection and treatment of inherited heart conditions, such as familial cardiomyopathies. She works to integrate genetic knowledge, clinical practice tools, and methods, to improve the care of individuals and families affected by genetic cardiovascular disease. Heidi is passionate about training nurses to care for this special population across the lifespan, through the generations, and while maintaining a focus on preventing and curing disease. Heidi lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family of 4 and a couple of loyal pets. She loves anything outdoors, traveling to new places, good chocolate, and yoga.