ANNUAL FRANK I. MARCUS, MD, VISITING SPEAKER: Douglas Zipes, MD, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology at the IU Medical Center, Indianapolis
TOPIC: “Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology: How we got to where we are?”
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Dr. Zipes received his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1961, his medical degree cum laude from Harvard Medical School in 1964, and did his postgraduate training at Duke University Medical Center (1964-68). He joined the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1970 and became professor of medicine in 1976, distinguished professor of medicine, pharmacology and toxicology in 1994, and director of the Cardiology Division and Krannert Institute of Cardiology in 1995, until 2004. He is past president of the: Cardiac Electrophysiology Society; Association of University Cardiologists; Heart Rhythm Society; and American College of Cardiology; and past chairman of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He was the founding editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (1989-2004) and is the founding editor of Heart Rhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society (2004-present). He has published over 800 articles and 21 textbooks, including Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology (2008), Cardiac Electrophysiology, From Cell to Bedside (5th edition 2009), and Braunwald's Heart Disease, A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (8th edition 2008). He also has received numerous recognitions for his work; endowed chairs, professorships, lectureships and awards; and writes a regular column for the Saturday Evening Post called "Heart Health: Ask Dr. Zipes."
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