Pedro A. Jose completed his MD, magna cum laude, at the age of 22 years from The University of Santo Tomas, Philippines and his PhD from Georgetown University School at the age of 34 years. He received his training in Pediatric Nephrology and Cardiovascular Research from Georgetown University. He is Professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Jose and his associates discovered genes that cause high blood pressure when sodium intake is excessive and more importantly, genes that cause high blood pressure when sodium intake is too low. He has published >380 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute. Dr. Jose has received research awards, e.g., 2003 Lewis K. Dahl Memorial Lecture (American Heart Association), 2007 Ernest H. Starling Distinguished Lecture (American Physiological Society), and 2015 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research (American Heart Association).
He began his career as a resident at the University Hospital in Giessen in 1978. In 1990 he turned into a full educator for cardiovascular medical procedure at the University in Bonn and vice chairman of the particular office. In 1989 and 1990 he spent through two semesters at the Carolinas Heart Institute in Charlotte/NC as a researcher and clinical individual. Since 1994,He is working at the University Hospital in Marburg as a full professor for cardiovascular medical procedure and director of the division. In the vicinity of 2001 and 2011 he likewise held the position of the vice medical director and since 2006 the medicinal chief of the University Hospital in Marburg. The main specialties inside cardiovascular medical procedure are laser-and arrhythmia medical procedure, endovascular strategies including TAVI's and endovascular recreations of the aortic curve and reconstructive medical procedure of the coronaries. As the chairman of the leading group of "Medical Network Hessen" he is an official illustrative of the State of Hessen in the field of clinical medication and medicinal instruction.
Laurence S. Sperling is the Founder and Director of Preventive Cardiology at the Emory Clinic and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program at Emory. He is currently Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at the Emory University School of Medicine. He was awarded The American College of Cardiology Harry B. Graf Career Development Award for Heart Disease Prevention and The American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology Scholarship for Physical Activity and Public Health in 2001.He received his undergraduate degree from Emory College where he was accepted into Emory University School of Medicine Early Acceptance Program as a college sophomore. He graduated with his M.D. in 1989, and subsequently completed 8 additional years of training at Emory including a residency in internal medicine, chief resident year at Emory University Hospital, an NIH-supported research fellowship in molecular and vascular medicine, and a clinical fellowship in cardiovascular diseases.He is co-editor for the Diabetes Self Assessment Program, was a member of the American College of Cardiology Prevention Committee, and currently serves as Chairman of the American College of Cardiology and Cardiometabolic Working group and National Cardiometabolic Alliance. In addition, he is treasurer for The American Society of Preventive Cardiology.
Dr. Fumihiro Tomoda is a Professor of Fukui Health Science University. He belongs to Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, Japanese Society of Nephrology, Japanese Society of Hypertension, Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy and Japanese Circulatory Society. Currently, he is also in the position of Editor-In-Chief for the Journal of Insights in Blood Pressure. He got Specialist in clinical nephrology and cardiology, Medicine Doctor's degree (Ph.D., Thesis: systemic and renal hemodynamics in essential hypertension) and several awards at Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University. His researches focus on sympatho-adrenal system and its association with cardiovascular risk factors such as cardiovascular structural remodeling, platelet activation, hemorheologic abnormalities and metabolic disorder in hypertension.
Fumihiro Tomoda (Research Area)
systemic and renal hemodynamics in essential hypertension, cardiovascular risk factors, cardiovascular structural remodeling
Dean of Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Head of Cardiology Dpt, University Hospital Sta Maria/CHLN; Immediate Past-President of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Graduated at Lisbon University Medical School in 1984. Cardiology fellowship at Santa Maria University Hospital and Stanford University Medical School (CA, USA), where he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow and Clinical Attending in the Echocardiography laboratory. He did an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the same institution. Full Professor of Cardiology at Lisbon University Medical School, Lisbon. Director of Lisbon Cardiovascular Institute since 1999 and Coordinator/President of Cardiovascular Center of Lisbon University (Centro Cardiovascular da Universidade de Lisboa, CCUL). President of the Association for Research and Development of the Faculty of Medicine in Lisbon (2003-2015). President and founder of the European Association of Echocardiography (2002-04);. Chairman of the CPC (Congress Program Committee) of ESC (2008-10), Vice-President of ESC for National Societies and Affiliates (2010-12) ESC President (2014-16). Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), American Society of Angiology (FASA), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) and a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. Full Member of the Portuguese Academy of Medicine.
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