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 Expert  726472

Expert in Preventive Cardiology, Lipid Metabolism, Statins, Statin Side-effects, Exercise Complications


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Connecticut (CT)
USA
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Expert graduated Cum Laude in Biology from Tufts College and from Tufts Medical School. He served as a medical intern and resident, as well as a cardiology catheterization fellow, at Tufts New England Medical Center and completed his training in cardiology at Stanford Medical Center.

Expert is Director of Cardiology and The Athletes' Heart Program at Expert's University and Professor of Medicine at the University of CT. He previously was Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and on the faculty of Brown University. He has authored over 200 scientific articles on topics which include: the effects of exercise training on preventing and treating heart disease; the risk of sudden death during exercise; the effects of statins on muscle function, and genetic factors affecting the exercise response. His present National Institute of Health grant support is examining the effect of statins on muscle strength.

Expert's research and clinical interests in exercise originate from his personal interest in distance running. He qualified for the 1972 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and finished 16th in the Boston Marathon in 1976. He continues to run recreationally and has completed the last 11 Boston Marathons.

Expert has made several national television appearances as a medical advisor and/or consultant in the past 20 years. His activities include providing advice and comments on issues concerning the complications of exercise and the relationship between cocaine and heart attacks on CNN and ABC sports. He served as a Sports Medicine Analyst for the XXIV Olympics and Pan Am. Games a couple times. He also provided weekly and monthly sports medicine tips/reports concerning running and racing on ESPN for a year. He has also been a medical commentator for several East Coast marathons on ABC and ESPN. He has even provided medical comments for various marathons while running the race!

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atherosclerosis

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cardiology

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cardiopulmonary physiology

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cardiovascular physiology

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cardiovascular research

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cholesterol

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creatine kinase

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exercise physiology

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heart

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heart disease

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hypercholesterolemia

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hyperlipidemia

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physical fitness

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sociology

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heart disease risk


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1969   MD   Medicine   Tufts University School of Medicine  
1969   B.S.   Biology   Tufts College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1997 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Preventive Cardiology

 

Director

 

1997 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

School of Medicine

 

Professor of Medicine

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is associated with the following societies: American College of Sports Medicine, American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology, and the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology.

Licenses/Certifications

Expert has been certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. He is licensed to practice in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island (Inactive).

Professional Appointments

Expert has served as the president, vice president and trustee of the American College of Sports Medicine. He has held several academic appointments such as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Professor of Medicine at 3 different universities. He has been named Director of various Cardiology Divisions and Departments at various hospitals including his current appointment as Director in the Division of Cardiology at Expert's University.

Awards/Recognition

Expert recieved the Student Athlete Award at Tufts College and qualitifed for the United States Olympic Marathon Trials in 1972.

Medical/Professional Internships

Expert did his internship, residency and fellowship in medicine at Tufts New England Medical Center. He also did a post-doctoral fellowship at Standford University Medical Center.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has over 130 publications in research papers and reports, over 95 publications in journal reviews and abstracts, 3 textbook publications, 1 book review and over 30 other publications. He has appeared on national television over 10 times in the past two decades.


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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1988 to 1988   Korea   He was NBC's Sports Medicine Analyst at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea
1991 to 1991   Cuba   He served as a Sports Medicine Analyst for ABC's coverage of the 1991 Pan American Games in Cuba.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert's research and clinical interests in exercise originate from his personal interest in distance running. He qualified for the 1972 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and finished 16th in the Boston Marathon. He continues to run recreationally and has completed the last 11 Boston Marathons.

Expert has served as a television medical commentator for 2 Boston and 5 NYC Marathons and commented on the 1992 and 1993 NYC events while running the race. He was NBC's Sports Medicine Analyst Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea and served in a similar capacity for ABC's coverage of the Pan American Games in Cuba. He has been a guest on Good Morning America nine times


 

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