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2013 Chairpersons & Distinguished Faculty


Chairpersons
George Bakris, MD
George L. Bakris, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Pritzker School of Medicine
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research
Chief, Section of Cardiology
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Baylor College of Medicine
Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
Robert H. Eckel, MD
Robert H. Eckel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Division of Cardiology
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis
Director, Discovery Translation
Colorado Clinical & Translational Science Institute
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Director, Lipid Clinic, University Hospital
Jay S. Skyler, MD
Jay S. Skyler, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, & Psychology
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Deputy Director for Clinical & Academic Programs
Diabetes Research Institute
Distinguished Faculty
AgarwalRajiv, MD
Rajiv Agarwal, MD
Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine


Caroline Apovian, MD
Caroline Apovian, MD
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
Boston Medical Center
AgarwalRajiv, MD
Louis Aronne, MD
Director, Comprehensive Weight Control Program
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Weill-Cornell Medical College

Harold Bays, MD
Harold Bays, MD
Medical Director/President
Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis
Research Center, Inc.
David S. H. Bell, MB
David S. H. Bell, MB
Director
Southside Endocrinology
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama Medical School
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
Chief of Cardiology
VA Boston Healthcare System
Director, Integrated Interventional CV Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Thomas Blevins, MD
Chief of Endocrinology
Seton Hospital & St. David's Medical Center
Director
Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology
Eliot Brinton, MD
Director of the Metabolism Section of
Cardiovascular Genetics
Associate Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine
Robert Brook, MD
Robert Brook, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Michigan

Matthew Budoff, MD
Matthew Budoff, MD
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine
Program Director, Cardiology
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Robert Bursch, MD
Robert Busch, MD
Endocrinologist
The Endocrine Group
John B. Buse, MD, PhD
John Buse, MD, PhD
Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Director, Diabetes Care Center
Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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Sonia Caprio, MD
Sonia Caprio, MD
Professor
Yale School of Medicine
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Yale Medical Group
Glenn Chertow, MD, MPH
Glenn Chertow, MD, MPH
Norman S. Coplon/Satellite Healthcare
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Stanford University School of Medicine



Robert Chilton, MD
Robert J. Chilton, DO
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab
University of Texas Health Science Center
William C. Cushman, MD
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Medicine
Univ., of Tennessee Health Science Ctr. in Memphis
Chief, Preventive Medicine Section
Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr. in Memphis
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director,
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
A. C. Mullins Chair in Translational Research
Director, General Clinical Research Center
Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Paresh Dandona, MD
Founder, Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of WNY
Kaleida Health Chief of the Division of
Endocrinology and Distinguished Professor of Medicine
State University of New York at Buffalo
P. Barton Duell, MD
P. Barton Duell, MD
Director, Lipid-Atherosclerosis Laboratory
Director, Lipid Disorders Clinic
Div., of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Clinical Nutrition
Oregon Health and Science University
Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD
Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology, Immunology & Microbiology
Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Keith Ferdinand
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
Chair, National Forum For Heart
Disease and Stroke Prevention
Vivian Fonseca, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
JoAnne Foody, MD
JoAnne Foody, MD
Medical Director
Cardiovascular Wellness Program
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Robert H. Eckel, MD
Ken Fujioka, MD
Director, Nutrition and Metabolic Research
Director, Center for Weight Management
Department of Endocrinology
Scripps Clinic
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Timothy Garvey, MD
W. Timothy Garvey, MD
Butterworth Professor and Chair
Department of Nutrition Science
University of Alabama at Birmingham
GRECC Investigator & Staff Physician
Birmingham VA Medical Center
Director, UAB Diabetes Research Center
Birmingham, AL
J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH
J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH
Scientific Director
Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research
and Information Center
VA Boston Healthcare System
Chief, Division of Aging
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Thomas Giles, MD
Thomas Giles, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Tulane University School of Medicine
Robert Harrington, MD
Robert Harrington, MD
Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Stanford University

Irl Hirsch, MD
Irl Hirsch, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition
University of Washington School of Medicine
Terry Jacobson, MD
Terry Jacobson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Emory University
Director,
Office of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Co-Director, Lipid & CV Risk Reduction Program
Grady Health Systems
Thomas Giles, MD
Peter Jones, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
Baylor College of Medicine
C. Ronald Kahn, MD
C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Mary K. Iacocca Professor
Harvard Medical School
Chief Academic Officer
Joslin Diabetes Center
Lee Kaplan, MD
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
Samuel Klein, MD
Samuel Klein, MD
William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine
and Nutritional Science
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences
Director, Center for Human Nutrition
Washington University School of Medicine
Mikhail Kosiborod, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Missouri – Kansas City
Cardiologist
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Robert Kushner, MD
Robert Kushner, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Clinical Director
Northwestern Comprehensive Center on Obesity
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Daniel Rader, MD
I-Min Lee, MD, ScD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
Associate Epidemiologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


George Bakris, MD
Peter Libby, MD
Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

David Ludwig, MD, PhD
David Ludwig, MD, PhD
Director,
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center
Director,
Optimal Weight for Life Clinic
Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health
Peter McCullough
Peter McCullough, MD, MPH
Consultant Cardiologist
Chief, Division of Nutrition &
Preventive Medicine William Beaumont Hospital
Clinical Professor of Health Science
Oakland University
William Beaumont School of Medicine
Darren McGuire, MD
Darren McGuire, MD, MHSc
Professor of Medicine
Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Luigi Meneghini, MD
Luigi Meneghini, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Director, Kosow Diabetes Treatment Center
Diabetes Research Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Barbara Millen, DPH, RD
Barbara Millen, DrPH, RD
President, Millennium Prevention, Inc.
Director, Boston Nutrition Foundation, Inc.
Thomas Giles, MD
Patrick Moriarty, MD
Director, Atherosclerosis/LDL-Apheresis Center
Professor of Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center
David A. Morrow, MD, MPH
Director, Levine Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School Boston, MA
Sunder Mudaliar, MD
Staff Physician
VA San Diego Healthcare System
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
David Nathan, MD
David Nathan, MD
Director, Diabetes Center and Clinical Research Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School



William White, MD
E. Magnus Ohman, MD
Professor of Medicine
The Kent and Siri Rawson Director
Duke Program for Advanced Coronary Disease
Associate Director, Duke Heart Center
Duke University Medical Center
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Anne Peters, MD
Anne Peters, MD
Professor, Keck School of Medicine
Director, Clinical Diabetes Programs
University of Southern California
Jorge Plutzky, MD
Jorge Plutzky, MD
Director,
Vascular Disease Prevention Program/Lipid Clinic
Co-Director, Preventive Cardiology
Cardiovascular Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Richard Pratley, MD
Richard Pratley, MD
Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute
Senior Scientist, Translational Research Institute
for Metabolism and Diabetes
Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
Gary Puckrein, PhD
Gary Puckrein, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Minority Quality Forum
Daniel Rader, MD
Daniel Rader, MD
Cooper-McClure Prof. of Medicine & Pharmacology
Chief
Division of Translational Medicine & Human Genetics
Perelman School of Medicine, Univ., of Pennsylvania
Associate Director
Penn’s Institute for Translational Medicine &
Therapeutics
Paul Ridker, MD
Paul Ridker, MD, MPH
Director
Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Francesco Rubino, MD
Francesco Rubino, MD
Catholic University of Rome
Italy
Marc Sabatine, MD
Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH
Chairman, TIMI Study Group
Associate Physician in Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Benjamin Scirica, MD, MPH
Benjamin Scirica MD, MPH
Attending Cardiologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Arya M. Sharma, MD, PhD
Arya Sharma, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chair, Obesity Research and Management
University of Alberta
Clinical Co-Chair
Alberta Health Services Obesity Program
Jay S. Skyler, MD
Daniel Simon, MD
Director, Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Herman K. Hellerstein Prof. of Cardiovascular Research
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Steven Smith, MD
Steven Smith, MD
Scientific Director
Translational Research Institute
Professor
Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute

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Laurence Sperling, MD
Laurence Sperling, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, The Center for Heart Disease Prevention
Emory University School of Medicine
Evan Stein, MD, PhD
Evan Stein, MD, PhD
Voluntary Professor, Laboratory Medicine
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Jean-Claude Tardif, MD
Jean-Claude Tardif, MD
Director, Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre
Professor of Medicine, University of Montreal
Peter Toth, MD, PhD
Peter Toth, MD, PhD
Sterling Rock Falls Clinic
Director of Preventive Cardiology
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Illinois and Southern Illinois University
Chief of Medicine, CGH Medical Center
Raymond Townsend, MD
Raymond Townsend, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Hypertension Program
University of Pennsylvania

Sotirios Tsimikas, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Vascular Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Department of Medicine
University of California San Diego
Tracy Wang, MD
Tracy Wang, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine in Cardiology
Duke University
Michael Weber, MD
Michael Weber, MD
Professor of Medicine
State University of New York
Downstate College of Medicine
William White, MD
William White, MD
Professor
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hypertension
and Clinical Pharmacology
Calhoun Cardiology Center
University of Connecticut Health Center
Carol Wysham, MD
Carol Wysham, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Washington-School of Medicine
Section Head, Rockwood Center for Diabetes
and Endocrinology
Bernard Zinman, MD
Bernard Zinman, MD
Director, Leadership Sinai Center for Diabetes
Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
 
 
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