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Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates Mills, Ohio. She was 67. The cause was brain cancer, said her daughter, Bartlett Ann Bulkley. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Bernadine Healy: The obituary of cardiologist and educator Dr. Bernadine Healy in the Aug. 9 LATExtra section said that she was the second woman to lead the American Red Cross. She was the third. — -------------------- Healy, a Republican who served in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, was...

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