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About Arthur J. Roberts, MD
Arthur “Archie” Roberts, MD, graduated from Columbia College in New York City. He was a student- athlete, playing three sports in college. He was an All American baseball player and pre-season Playboy All American football quarterback. Following college, he went to Medical School at Case Western Reserve Medical School and simultaneously played back-up NFL QB with the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins (1965-1967).
After Medical school & NFL football, he became a nationally known cardiac surgeon performing over 5,000 open heart surgeries and training dozens of young doctors in the art of cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Roberts trained at Yale, the National Institute of Health and Cornell New York Hospital. He practiced as a heart surgeon at six hospitals around the country, including a period as Professor and Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Boston University. He has published over 120 peer reviewed articles and written 5 books. Dr. Roberts is currently the Founder of the Living Heart Foundation (LHF), a 501 (c) (3) national organization dedicated to combating cardiovascular disease and obesity. In this role, he travels the country, working with physicians, hospitals, NFL players & the public everywhere, in the battle to create “HOPE” (Heart, Obesity, Prevention, and Education).
Some of his special awards include: editor-in-chief of Cardiac Chronicle, Visiting International Professor to China & India, John Jay most prestigious Columbia graduate award for Distinguished Professional Services, Silver Anniversary National NCAA award for Distinguished Lifetime Contribution, American Heart Association Humanitarian Award 2012 for preventive health achievement, the National Football Foundation’s 2011 Distinguished American Award for leadership, teaching, research, clinical excellence and motivation skills (earlier two years won by Bill Cosby and Tom Brokaw), the Ivy League Football Association Dinner Honoree for Outstanding Achievement in 2015 and Deerfield Academy Distinguished Alumnus award in 2016. In 2018, he was named the John F. Kennedy Award Winner in the annual event to be held in Massachusetts in March.
About Christine Zack
Prior to joining The AMD Card as its Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer, Christine Zack served as a member of the senior management team for three national healthcare companies where she worked in both business and legal executive roles in the Legal, Finance and Risk Management Departments. Christine is also a Part-Time Instructor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she created and teaches Law & Ethics for Healthcare Managers and she has served as a Director for the Nevada Public Employees’ Benefits Program Board since she was appointed to the position by Governor Sandoval in 2016.
In 2017, Christine was selected by the American Health Care Association for its prestigious Leadership Program and she was featured in American Healthcare Leader magazine. Christine is also a regular speaker at national healthcare conferences.
Christine is a graduate of Tulane Law School where she was a member of the Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law, The Public Law Center, and an Inter-School Appellate Moot Court Team and Dickinson College, where she graduated Cum Laude with a double major in Political Science and Sociology. Christine is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland.
In her personal life, Christine serves as the Vice President and Director of her neighborhood property owners’ association board of directors, serves as the Chair of her neighborhood Social Committee which she founded in 2015, and is involved with several dog rescue charities throughout the country.