Degrees of Science: World Heart Day
Updated: Sep. 29, 2022 at 8:00 AM CDT
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - September 29 is World Heart Day! Mackenzie Tannhouser has an amazing Heart Day story, as she is not only a heart transplant recipient, but now she works to help people with cardiovascular health conditions as a biomedical engineer. Mackenzie received her heart transplant at age 17, giving her a second chance at life and inspiring her to pursue a career in a STEM related field. Mackenzie is also an advocate for young women who are considering STEM careers.
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