Allen Burke is the Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA, and an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore. His clinical research interests include sudden death, atherosclerosis, cardiomyopathies, heart and lung transplantation, and cardiac tumors. He is the author of several hundred research publications in the fields of genitourinary, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular pathology, and the coauthor of two books in the area of cardiovascular pathology. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the James Muller Vulnerable Plaque Prize. He is on the Editorial Board of Cardiovascular Pathology and Pathology, and has lectured around the globe in areas of cardiovascular disease. He received his Medical Degree at the University of California and Los Angeles, USA. He completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. He currently is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, where he teaches medical students and pathology residents, and has clinical responsibility is heart and lung pathology. He is also the Chairman of the newly reopened Department of Cardiovascular Pathology in Washington, DC, as of 2008.
Biography Updated on 25 March 2009