Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Education

  1. Fellow - Cardiology Training Program Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  2. Fellow - Preventive Cardiology Division of Cardiology, Boston Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  3. Fellow - Cardiology Training Program Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  4. Research Fellowship Department of Behavioral Medicine, Schools of Psychology and Medicine, University of Miami
  5. Research Fellowship Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  6. Fellow - Clinical and Research Fellow, Non-Invasive Laboratory Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  7. MS - Clinical Epidemiology Harvard School of Public Health
  8. Research Fellowship - Clinical Epidemiology Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  9. Resident Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion, Medicina e Investigacion, Salvador Zubiran
  10. MD Leon School of Medicine, Guanajuato University
  11. Internship Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion, Medicina e Investigacion, Salvador Zubiran

Certifications

  1. Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  3. Adult Echocardiography, American Board of Echocardiography

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Director, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiovascular Division
  • Director of Research, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  • Chair, International Committee, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Member, Global Alliance for Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases, World Heart Federation
  • Co-principal investigator, Kardiovize 2030, an epidemiologic study to assess and reduce cardiovascular risk in the city of Brno, Czech Republic

Interests

  • Preventive cardiology
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction
  • Obesity and cardiovascular disease
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Echocardiography

Publications

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.