"From her humble roots in New England, she understood the benefits of a good education and the rewards of community service."
With regard to THI, she not only understood community service, she lived it.
Her father, Ray C. Fish established the Ray C. Fish Foundation many years ago and charged her with carrying out its mission. This included the founding grant for the Texas Heart Institute. The exponential impact of that grant is immeasurable. There have been so many lives saved and improved over the years, and Barbara played a big part in it.
Both Barbara and her father served on the THI board and have helped us in so many ways. Since 1972 we have been presenting the prestigious Ray C. Fish Award for significant innovations in cardiovascular medicine.
Read Dr. Willerson's tribute to Barbara Fish Daniel-Hetherington in "Heart to Heart."
Learn more about the Ray C. Fish Award and its recipients.
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