Alan B. Weder, M.D., is Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a certified Clinical Specialist of the American Society of Hypertension and has over 25 years of experience in the treatment of vascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors. He is co-director of the University of Michigan’s multidisciplinary Vascular Medicine Program where he participates in the surgical and medical aspects of the care of vascular disease patients.
Dr. Weder has authored over 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include the genetic epidemiology of essential hypertension and the role of renal vascular and tubular transport difference in salt-sensitivity of blood pressure and the predisposition of African-Americans to renal damage and end-stage renal disease.
Currently, he is writing a book on the impact of health care reform on patient experiences within the medical care system.