William B. Moskowitz

Childrens Hospital of Richmond, USA


William B. Moskowitz, M.D., is Professor of pediatrics and medicine and Chair of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at The Children’s Hospital of Richmond of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. He directs the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and the Pediatric Heart Transplantation Programs. He is Vice Chair for Clinical Operations of the Department of Pediatrics of VCUHS. Dr. Moskowitz received his B.S. degree in microbiology from University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla, USA in 1972 and his M.D. degree from The College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla, USA in 1978. He completed his pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1981 and 1984, respectively. His research, in addition to congenital heart disease, has focused on the effects of childhood passive smoking on coronary artery risks. His work has been cited in the Surgeon General's Report. Currently, he and his colleagues at VCUHS are developing and evaluating an intravascular axial flow blood pump for cavopulmonary assistance to mechanically support Fontan patients. Dr. Moskowitz is the current President of the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Biography Updated on 17 April 2011

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