Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. High blood pressure
  2. Sleep apnea
  • Neurocirculatory abnormalities in sleep and sleep apnea
  • Chemoreflex responses in hypertension
  • Neurocirculatory control mechanisms in humans in health and disease

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1993
    Fellow - Cardiovascular DiseasesUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  2. 1991
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa
  3. 1987
    Other - D. PhilUniversity of Oxford
  4. 1987
    Other - Hypertension ClinicJohn Radcliffe Hospital
  5. 1982
    Registrar - AnesthesiologySouth Africa
  6. 1982
    Resident - Experience in General, Neurosurgical, Obstetric, Pediatric and Cardiac Anesthesia.King Edward Hospital
  7. 1981
    Internship - Responsible for Medical, Surgical, Obstetric and Gynecologic Inpatients (rotating Internship)King Edward Hospital
  8. 1981
    Internship - Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, GynecologyUniversity of Natal
  9. 1981
    MB ChBUniversity of Natal

Certifications

  1. 1995
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Chest 2017 Distinguished Scientist in Cardiopulmonary PhysiologyAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  2. 2015
    Mentor to Anna Svatikova, MD, PhD, American Heart Association Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolc Health, 2015 Lifestyle Young Investigator Award FinalistAmerican Heart Association
  3. 2015
    Mentor to Anna Svatikova, MD, PhD, recipient of American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD), Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for ExcellenceAmerican Heart Association
  4. 2015
    Sleep Disorders Research Advisory BoardNational Institutes of Health
  5. 2014
    Mentor to Naima Covassin PhD, Finalist in the Weinmann Young Investigator Mobility Award Competition - European Sleep Research Society MeetingEuropean Sleep Research Society
  6. 2014
    Mentor to Naima Covassin, PhD, American Heart Association - High Blood Pressure, Winner of Harry Goldblatt New Investigator Award American Heart Association
  7. 2013
    Mentor to Ivan Cundrle MD, Second Place, American College of Cardiology Young Investigator AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  8. 2013
    Mentor to Karine Sahakyan MD, PhD - American College of Cardiology 2013 Scientific Sessions Best Poster Award for scoring in top 3% of poster acceptancesAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2013
    Robert M. Berne Distinguished Lectureship Award American Physiologic Society
  10. 2013
    Keynote Address: World Association of Sleep Medicine, Valencia SpainWorld Association of Sleep Medicine
  11. 2012
    Mentor to Andrew Calvin MD, Awarded the Scott Grundy Fellowship Award for Excellence in Metabolism ResearchAmerican Heart Association
  12. 2012
    Mentor to Andrew Calvin MD, Paper on sleep deprivation and caloric intake, selected as Best of the American Heart Association.American Heart Association
  13. 2012
    Mentor to Jan Bukartyk Awarded the Mayo Individual Award for Service ExcellenceMayo Individual Award for Excellence
  14. 2012
    Mentor to Tomas Konecny MD, Second Place, National Young Investigator Award, American College of CardiologyAmerican College of Cardiology
  15. 2012
    Mentor to Ivan Cundrle MD, Finalist in the American College of Cardiology Young Investigator AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  16. 2012
    Mentor to Tomas Konecny MD, Finalist in the AHA Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator CompetitionAmerican Heart Association
  17. 2012
    Mentor to Anna Svatikova MD PhD, Second Place, Clinical Medicine Podium Competition Award, American Medical AssociationAmerican Medical Association
  18. 2012
    Lifetime Achievement Award South African Society of Sleep Medicine
  19. 2012
    CTSA Mentor of the Year Mayo Clinic
  20. 2011
    Mentor to Andrew Calvin MD, Hartz Foundation Young Investigator Awardee for 2011Hartz Foundation
  21. 2011
    Mentor to Tahis Coutinho MD, First Prize, AHA NPAM (Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism) Young Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association
  22. 2011
    Distinguished Cardiovascular Scientist Award University of Iowa
  23. 2011
    Bernard Pimstone Lecturer for 2011, University of Cape Town, South AfricaBernard Pimstone Lecture
  24. 2011
    NHLBI Biomedicine Series LecturerNational Institutes of Health
  25. 2010
    Mentor to Christelle van der Walt RPSGT,BTech END, Mayo Individual Award for Excellence, 2010Mayo Individual Award for Excellence
  26. 2010
    Landmark Publication Award Mayo Foundation, Department of Medicine
  27. 2009
    Outstanding Investigator Award Mayo Foundation, Department of Medicine
  28. 2009
    ASH Specialist Charter Member American Society of Hypertension
  29. 2009
    Elected to National Steering Committee of Clinical and Translational Science Award Sleep Research Network (one of six representatives elected from 38 CTSA institutions across the U.S.)National Steering Committee CTSA
  30. 2009
    Michal Aldrich Commemorative Lecturer in Sleep Medicine, University of MichiganSleep Medicine, University of Michigan
  31. 2008
    Mentor to Abel Romero-Corral MD, American Heart Association New Investigator Award Finalist (Jeremiah and Rose Stamler Research Award for New Investigators in Epidemiology and Prevention)American Heart Association
  32. 2008
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, Recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cardiovascular Disease Award Mayo Foundation
  33. 2008
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, Finalist in the AHA Cournand Comroe Young Investigator CompetitionAmerican Heart Association
  34. 2008
    Keynote Speaker: 19th Biennial Congress of the European Sleep Research Society, September 2008European Sleep Research Society
  35. 2008
    Elected to Fellowship American College of Chest PhysiciansAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  36. 2008
    Listed in "Guide to America's Top Cardiologists"Guide to America's Top Cardiologists
  37. 2007
    Mentor to Tomas Kara MD PhD, recipient of Mayo Department of Medicine Outstanding Research Associate Award Mayo Foundation
  38. 2007
    Mentor to Fatima Kuniyoshi, American Heart Association Early Career Investigator Award Finalist (Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Research Award in Epidemiology and Prevention)American Heart Association
  39. 2007
    Doctor Honoris CausaMasaryk University
  40. 2007
    Keynote Lecture: Canadian Sleep Society Conference, April 2007Canadian Sleep Society
  41. 2007
    Named as the Royal Perth Hospital 2007 Visiting Professor, Australia, July 2007Visiting Professor
  42. 2007
    American College of Cardiology Foundation - Pfizer Visiting Professorship, University of Cincinnati Pfizer Visiting Professor
  43. 2007
    Appointed Associate Editor, SleepSleep
  44. 2006
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, Young Investigator Award Finalist, Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions, Boston, May 2006Heart Rhythm Society
  45. 2006
    Mentor to Dan Sorajja MD, American Heart Association 2006 Poster Competition Award Population Science CategoryAmerican Heart Association
  46. 2006
    Distinguished Alumnus Early Achievement Award Universit of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  47. 2006
    International Director and Advisory Board Chair, International Clinical Research Center, Czech RepublicInternational Clinical Research Center
  48. 2006
    Director, Mayo Foundation GCRC Cardiovascular Core LaboratoryMayo Foundation
  49. 2006
    American College of Cardiology Foundation - Pfizer Visiting Professorship, University of Alabama Pfizer Visiting Professorship
  50. 2005
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, awarded National Sleep Research Society, Young Investigator Award, APSS Meeting, June 2005National Sleep Research Society
  51. 2005
    Mentor to Anna Svatikova PhD, American Heart Association Early Career Investigator Award Finalist (Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Research Award in Epidemiology and Prevention)American Heart Association
  52. 2005
    American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Pfizer Visiting Professorship, University of ChicagoPfizer Visiting Professorship
  53. 2005
    Honorary Membership to Czech Society of Cardiology - Brno, Czech Republic, May 2005Czech Society of Cardiology
  54. 2005
    Invited Faculty: NHLBI Directors Thought Leaders Meeting in Cardiovascular Disease, June 2005, NIH CampusNational Institutes Health
  55. 2005
    Keynote Lecture: Inaugural Meeting of the World Association of Sleep Medicine, October 2005Wolrd Association of Sleep Medicine
  56. 2005
    Associate Editor, ChestChest
  57. 2004
    Mentor to Robert Wolk MD PhD, Second Prize Winner, American College of Cardiology National Young Investigators Research Competition, March 2004American College of Cardiology
  58. 2004
    Mentor to Robert Wolk MD PhD, awarded the 2004 Mayo Foundation Research Recognition Award Mayo Foundation
  59. 2004
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, American Heart Association Early Career Investigator Award Finalist (Elizabeth Barrett-Conner Research Award in Epidemiology and Prevention)American Heart Association
  60. 2004
    Distinguished LecturerMayo Foundation
  61. 2004
    Distinguished Alumnus Award, Cardiovascular DivisionUniversity of Iowa College of Medicine
  62. 2003
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, selected to Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Clinical Investigator Training Program (2003-2005).Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  63. 2003
    Mentor to Apoor Gami MD, Recipient of Falk Clinical Research FellowshipFalk Clinical Research Fellowship
  64. 2003
    Mentor to Tomas Kara MD PhD, Recipient of the Research Award of the Czech Society of HypertensionCzech Society of Hypertension
  65. 2003
    Elected to Association of University CardiologistsAssociation University Cardiologists
  66. 2002
    Mentor to Ravi Kanagala MD, First Prize Winner, Astra Zeneca National Young Investigators Clinical Research Forum, October 2002Astra Zeneca
  67. 2002
    Consulting Medical Editor, American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology)American Journal of Physiology
  68. 2002
    Gaston Bauer Lecture, World Congress of Cardiology MeetingWorld Congress of Cardiology
  69. 2002
    Keynote Address: Annual Meeting of the Japanese Microneurography Society, Tokyo Japan, June 2002Japanese Microneurography Society
  70. 2002
    Keynote Lecture: Astra Zeneca Foundation, Belgium Faculties of Medicine, "Lectures in Medicine" October 2002Astra Zeneca Foundation
  71. 2002
    Appointed as Mayo Foundation Clinical Investigator, October 2002Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation
  72. 2002
    Erasme Foundation Lecture, University of Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, December 2002Erasme Foundation
  73. 2002
    Director, Mayo Foundation GCRC Sleep Core LaboratoryMayo Foundation
  74. 2001
    Appointed to Fellowship, Society of Geriatric CardiologySociety of Geriatric Cardiology
  75. 2001
    Fellow of the American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association
  76. 2000
    Mentor ASM Shamsuzzaman MD PhD, Recipient of Perkins Memorial Award (American Physiological Society)American Physiologic Society
  77. 2000
    Mentor to Gardar Sigurdson MD, Winner of the ACP Associates Research Poster Competition, American College of Physicians Annual National MeetingAmerican College of Physicians
  78. 2000
    Mentor to Ian Choe, Winner of Medical Student Research Prize, American College of Physicians, Annual Meeting American College of Physicians
  79. 2000
    Mentor to Krzystof Narkiewicz MD PhD, Winner of the Biennial Austin Doyle Award of the International Society of HypertensionInternational Society of Hypertension
  80. 2000
    Mentor to Bradley Phillips, Winner of the Young Investigator of the Year Award of the American College of Clinical PharmacyAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacology
  81. 2000
    State-of-the-Art Lecture, Mechanisms of Hypertension in Obstructive Sleep ApneaInternational Society of Hypertension
  82. 2000
    Young Scholar Award American Heart Association
  83. 2000
    Appointed as American Society of Hypertension Consultant in Hypertension American Society of Hypertension
  84. 1999
    Mentor to Ryan Cooley, MD, First Runner-up in Annual Young Investigator Competition, North American Society of Pacing and ElecrophysiologyNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  85. 1999
    Mentor to Ian Choe, Winner of the Melvin Marcus Clinical Research Award at the University of Iowa College of Medicine 30th Annual Medical Student Research DayUniversity of Iowa College of Medicine
  86. 1999
    Elected to Membership of American Society of Clinical InvestigationAmerican Society of Clinical Investigation
  87. 1999
    Keynote Address: Autonomic Rhythms in Cardiology Symposium, 33rd Annual Meeting of the European Society of Clinical InvestigationEuropean Society of Clinical Investigation
  88. 1998
    Mentor to Bradley Phillips, Recipient of American College of Clinical Pharmacy Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Cardiovascular Research AwardAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacy
  89. 1998
    Established Investigator, American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association
  90. 1997
    Mentor to Kathy Pesek, Winner in American College of Physicians National Clinical Vignette CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians
  91. 1997
    Mentor to Krzysztof Narkiewicz MD, Awarded Perkins Memorial Award (American Physiological Society) and the ASH/Bristol-Myers Squibb Recognition Award (American Society of Hypertension)American Society of Hypertension
  92. 1997
    Mentor to Bradley Phillips, Finalist, American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Award, 1998 Annual MeetingAmerican College of Cardiology
  93. 1997
    Mentor to Masahiko Kato, Recipient of Perkins Memorial AwardPerkins Memorial Award
  94. 1997
    Dr. E. H. Malherbe Distinguished Achievement Award for Science, Industry and EducationUniversity of Natal
  95. 1997
    Appointed to Fellowship of Council for Circulation, American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association
  96. 1997
    Appointed to Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, College of Medicine, University of IowaUniversity of Iowa, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology
  97. 1996
    Sleep Academic AwardeeNational Institutes of Health
  98. 1996
    Elected to Board of Directors, American Heart Association, Iowa Affiliate American Heart Association, Iowa Affiliate
  99. 1996
    Appointed to Directorship, Cardiovascular Neurophysiology Laboratory, University of IowaCardiovascular Neurophysiology Laboratory, University of Iowa
  100. 1995
    Mentor to Phillipe van de Borne MD, First Runner-up in Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator Competition, American Heart Association National MeetingAmerican Heart Association
  101. 1995
    Appointed to Fellowship of Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart AssociationAmerican Heart Association
  102. 1994
    Demuth Young Investigator Prize for Excellence and Originality in Hypertension ResearchInternational Society of Hypertension
  103. 1994
    David Amar MedalIsraeli Sleep Medicine Association
  104. 1994
    Finalist, Austin Doyle AwardInternational Society of Hypertension
  105. 1993
    Travel AwardAmerican Society of Hypertension
  106. 1993
    Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator Award, National Meeting, Atlanta, GAAmerican Heart Association
  107. 1992
    Winner, American College of Physicians National Clinical Poster CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians
  108. 1992
    Young Investigator's Travel AwardInternational Society of Hypertension
  109. 1992
    Keynote Address: Cardiovascular Session of 3rd International Symposium on Sleep and BreathingInternational Symposium on Sleep and Breathing
  110. 1991
    Winner, National Clinical Vignette CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians
  111. 1991
    First Prize, National Young Investigator CompetitionHeart Institute for Children
  112. 1991
    Finalist, in American College of Physicians Clinical Poster CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians
  113. 1991
    Finalist, Levine Young Clinical Investigator Competition, American Heart Association National MeetingAmerican Heart Association
  114. 1990
    Winner, National Clinical Poster CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians
  115. 1988
    Demuth Young Investigator PrizeInternational Society of Hypertension
  116. 1988
    Young Investigator's Travel AwardInternational Society of Hypertension
  117. 1987
    Finalist, British Cardiac Society Young Investigator Award British Cardiac Society
  118. 1986
    Young Investigator's Travel AwardInternational Society of Hypertension
  119. 1985
    Young Investigator's Travel AwardEuropean Society of Hypertension
  120. 1983
    Graduate AwardWolfson College, University of Oxford
  121. 1983
    Nuffield Dominion ScholarshipOxford University
  122. 1981
    M.B.Ch.B. (with highest honors) Awarded Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Excellence University of Natal
  123. 1975
    Anglo-American Open ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  124. 1975
    Natal University ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  125. 1975
    Durdoc Laboratory Scholarship in Chemical PathologyDurdoc Laboratory
  126. 1974
    Matriculated with Merit, Distinctions Obtained: Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Physical Science, AccountancyAwarding Organization
  127. 1974
    Finalist in South African Mathematics OlympiadAwarding Organization
  128. 1974
    Deputy Head PrefectAwarding Organization
  129. 1974
    ValedictorianCollege Dux
  130.  
    Bernard Notcutt Prize in PsychologyAwarding Organization
  131.  
    Poliomyelitis Research Foundation PrizeAwarding Organization
  132.  
    R.C. Shepherd Prize in PsychiatryAwarding Organization
  133.  
    Kolia Prize in PediatricsAwarding Organization
  134.  
    Association of Surgeons PrizeAwarding Organization
  135.  
    E.B. Taylor Prize in Obstetrics and GynecologyAwarding Organization
  136.  
    E.E. Rosenberg Memorial PrizeAwarding Organization
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015
    Committee MemberProgram Committee, CardioSleep
  2. 2014
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerGrant Review, Research Council (TRC) of Oman
  3. 2014
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, John Hopkins University
  4. 2014
    Vice PresidentRemote Health Care Society
  5. 2014
    Course DirectorCME Program Comittee, World Congress on Sleep Apnea
  6. 2014
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of California Los Angeles
  7. 2014
    Grant ReviewerBiomedical Research Program, Florida Department of Health
  8. 2013
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerGrant Review, Research Council (TRC) of Oman
  9. 2013
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical College
  10. 2013
    Course DirectorCME Program Comittee, World Congress on Sleep Apnea
  11. 2013
    Grant ReviewerEstonian Research Council
  12. 2013
    Grant ReviewerNazarbayev University
  13. 2012
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, Yale University
  14. 2012
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, Columbia University Medical Center
  15. 2012
    Grant ReviewerSão Paulo Research Foundation
  16. 2011 - 2012
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
  17. 2011
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, Jefferson Medical College
  18. 2011
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, Yale University
  19. 2011
    Work GroupNHLBI Working Group in Pulmonary Hypertension Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health
  20. 2011 - present
    MemberExternal Scientific Advisory Committee, Glacier Great Lakes Air Center
  21. 2010
    Session ChairCardiovascular Associations with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Associated Professional Sleep Societies
  22. 2010
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Case Western School of Medicine
  23. 2010
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, John Hopkins University
  24. 2010
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, University of Australia - Sydney
  25. 2010
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Imperial College of London
  26. 2010
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of Iowa
  27. 2010 - present
    Work GroupFuture of Sleep Medicine Workgroup, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  28. 2009
    MemberSteering Committee (1 of 6 representative elected from 38 CTSA institutions across the U.S.), CTSA National Sleep Research Network
  29. 2008
    External ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of Chicago
  30. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  31. 2007
    Chair11th Annual Meeting - Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease Symposium, Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA)
  32. 2007
    External ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of Iowa
  33. 2006
    Chair8th Congress, World Congress on Sleep Apnea
  34. 2006
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Brown University
  35. 2006
    Committee MemberDoctor of Science Thesis Committee, Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences, University of Western Australia
  36. 2006
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  37. 2006
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of Illinois
  38. 2006
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of British Columbia
  39. 2005
    ChairpersonCentennial Anniversary International Conference, Symposium on Sleep and Inflammation, American Thoracic Society
  40. 2005
    Co-ChairSleep Apnea Treatment Session, World Association of Sleep Medicine
  41. 2005
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of Iowa
  42. 2005
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Case Western School of Medicine
  43. 2005
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  44. 2005
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, Yale University School of Medicine
  45. 2005
    Ph.D. ExaminerPh.D. Examiner, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  46. 2004
    ModeratorAmerican College of Cardiology
  47. 2004
    ModeratorNational Sleep Conference, National Institutes of Health
  48. 2004
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromtions and Tenure Committee, Yale University
  49. 2004
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, University of California Los Angeles
  50. 2004
    Ad Hoc ReviewerHong Kong Research Council
  51. 2004
    Task Force ChairCardiovascular Section, AASM Scoring Manual Revision Project, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  52. 2004
    ContributorICSD - 2 Manual, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  53. 2004
    ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
  54. 2004
    MemberInternational Scientific Organizing Committee - 8th World Congress, World Congress on Sleep Apnea
  55. 2003
    Session Co-ChairMeet the Experts, American College of Cardiology
  56. 2003
    Chair7th Annual Meeting-Sleep Disordered Breathing Symposium, Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA)
  57. 2003
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Monash University, Australia
  58. 2003 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Cardiologists
  59. 2002
    Session Chair8th International Symposium, International Symposium on Sleep and Breathing
  60. 2002
    FacilitatorCanadian Institute of Heart Research
  61. 2002
    Session ChairFederation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
  62. 2002
    Ad Hoc ReviewerHong Kong Research Council
  63. 2002
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Penn State University
  64. 2002
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  65. 2002 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  66. 2002 - present
    MemberHigh Blood Pressure Council Committee Professional and Public Education
  67. 2001
    Session ChairWorkshop on Computer Analysis of Cardiovascular Signals
  68. 2001
    Session ModeratorAmerican Heart Association Scientific Sessions
  69. 2000
    Symposium Organizer/ChairInternational Society of Hypertension Satellite Symposium on Sleep Apnea, Hypertension and Heart Failure
  70. 2000
    ChairpersonInternational Society for Autonomic Neuroscience
  71. 2000
    Ad Hoc Grant ReviewerHong Kong Research Council Grants
  72. 2000 - present
    ChairSatellite Symposium on Sleep Apnea, Hypertension and Heart Failure, International Society of Hypertension
  73. 2000 - present
    MemberBaroreceptor and Cardiopulmonary Receptor Reflexes, American Physiological Society
  74. 1999 - 2004
    MemberTrainee Workshop, Sleep Research Society
  75. 1999 - 2004
    MemberAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
  76. 1999 - 2004
    MemberSleep Research Society
  77. 1999
    Organizing MemberBaroreceptor and Cardiopulmonary Receptor Reflexes, American Physiological Society
  78. 1999
    Symposium Organizer/ChairAmerican Physiological Society Conference on Neural Mechanisims in Cardiovascular Regulation
  79. 1999
    MemberExternal Advisory Committee, NIH Program Project Grant, National Institutes of Health
  80. 1999 - present
    ChairCardiovascular Regulation During Sleep and Arousal - Links to Cardiovascular Disease, American Physiological Society
  81. 1999 - present
    MemberNIH Program Project Grant, National Institutes of Health
  82. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation
  83. 1998 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerJewish Hospital Foundation
  84. 1998 - present
    ParticipantMerit Review Awards, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  85. 1997
    Joint ChairpersonSleep Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease Session, Associated Professional Sleep Societies
  86. 1997
    Joint ChairpersonBreathing Disorders, Second Congress of the Asian Sleep Research Society
  87. 1997 - present
    Invited DelegateSymposium on Clinical and Pathophysiologic Interactions of Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease, American Thoracic Society
  88. 1997 - present
    ReviewerMerit Review Awards, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  89. 1997 - present
    ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  90. 1997 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerConsortium for Geriatrics, Center of Research Excellence, University of South Carolina
  91. 1997 - present
    Co-ChairSecond Congress, Asian Sleep Research Society
  92. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hypertension
  93. 1997 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Hypertension
  94. 1996 - 1997
    Board MemberIowa Affiliate, American Heart Association
  95. 1996
    ChairpersonAd Hoc Committee for Faculty Recruitment, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
  96. 1996
    MemberResearch Committee, Iowa Affiliate, American Heart Association
  97. 1996 - present
    DelegateWorkshop on Sleep Research, American Thoracic Society
  98. 1996 - present
    FellowCirculation Council, American Heart Association
  99. 1996 - present
    ChairAd Hoc Committee for Faculty Recruitment, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
  100. 1996 - present
    MemberIowa Affiliate, American Heart Association
  101. 1996 - present
    MemberCirculation Council, American Heart Association
  102. 1995
    MemberUniversity of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Cardiovascular Center Publications Committee
  103. 1995
    MemberUniversity of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Clinical Research Component of Cardiovascular Divisional Review
  104. 1995
    MemberUniversity of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Cardiology Fellowship Research Committee
  105. 1995
    Invited DelegateNeurocardiology Research Conference for Collaborative Studies in Neural Circulatory Control
  106. 1995 - present
    ParticipantCardiology Fellowship Research Committee
  107. 1995 - present
    ParticipantCardiovascular Center Publications Committee
  108. 1995 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerPromotions and Tenure Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  109. 1995 - present
    Group LeaderClinical Research Component of Cardiovascular Divisional Review
  110. 1995 - present
    DelegateNeurocardiology Research Conference for Collaborative Studies in Neural Circulatory Control
  111. 1995 - present
    FellowCouncil on High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  112. 1995 - present
    MemberPromotions and Tenure Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  113. 1995 - present
    MemberClinical Research Component of Cardiovascular Divisional Review
  114. 1995 - present
    MemberNeurocardiology Research Conference for Collaborative Studies in Neural Circulatory Control
  115. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Physiological Society
  116. 1995 - present
    MemberCouncil on High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  117. 1994
    MemberPennsylvania State University Site Visit, National Institutes of Health
  118. 1994 - present
    Ad Hoc ReviewerMerit Review Awards, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  119. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  120. 1994 - present
    MemberMerit Review Awards, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  121. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  122. 1994 - present
    MemberBasic Science Council, American Heart Association
  123. 1994 - present
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  124. 1994 - present
    MemberCouncil on Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care, American Heart Association
  125. 1992
    Joint ChairpersonPoster Session, American Lung Association/American Thoracic Society International Conference
  126. 1992
    Joint Chairperson3rd International Symposium-Cardiovascular Session, International Symposium on Sleep and Breathing
  127. 1992
    Joint Chairperson3rd International Symposium - Heart Failure Session, International Symposium on Sleep and Breathing
  128. 1989
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  129. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  130. 1988 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Hypertension
  131. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  132. 1987 - present
    MemberOverseas List, General Medical Council, U.K.
  133. 1986
    MemberSteering Committee, Hypertension Forum
  134. 1985 - 1987
    MemberMedical Research Society
  135. 1985 - present
    DelegateEuropean Economic Community Sponsored Project Management Group on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurement
  136. 1984 - present
    MemberUniversity of Oxford
  137. 1984 - present
    MemberMedical Graduates Club, University of Oxford
  138. 1983 - 1987
    Principal ListGeneral Medical Council, U.K.
  139. 1983 - 1987
    MemberGeneral Medical Council, U.K.
  140. 1983 - 1986
    MemberBritish Medical Association
  141. 1983 - present
    MemberWolfson College, University of Oxford
  142. 1983 - present
    MemberSouth African Medical and Dental Council
  143.  
    Past MemberEthical Conduct of Research Committee - Mayo Foundation
  144.  
    Past MemberResearch Finance Subcommittee, Mayo Foundation
  145.  
    MemberFamily Medicine Residency Review Committee
  146.  
    MemberCenter For Translational Science Activities Advisory Board
  147.  
    MemberInternational Conference on Sleep in the Diseased Brain
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