Sharon Hale has been an active participant in cardiovascular research since graduating from Cornell University with a degree in Developmental Biology. She started her career at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Ma, working in the research labs of Dr. Peter Maroko and then Dr. Kloner. She has worked with Dr. Kloner in laboratories in Boston and Detroit, before moving to Los Angeles and Good Samaritan Hospital in the late 80’s. She has published over 120 scientific papers in the field of heart research, focusing on interventions aimed at reducing the damage from heart attacks. Her main interest was studying the benefits of therapeutic hypothermia. Since moving to HMRI, she has been appointed as Assistant Editor for the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and assists Dr. Kloner with the Journal, as well as with grant writing and submission.