Maria "Fe" White is the Lead Nurse Practitioner at Cedars Sinai Advanced Heart Disease Center - Heart Failure/Pre-Heart Transplant Program. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 36 years, she spent the last 21 years as a nurse practitioner specializing in Cardiovascular Diseases. She has been an active member various professional organizations, currently serves as the Co-chair of the Heart Failure Society of America - Nursing Committee and the Team Liaison to the California ACC Cardiovascular Team Section. She also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Nursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner tract. She speaks on many subjects related to Cardiovascular disease at the local, state, national, and international meetings.