Gary Lee Schwartz

Mayo Clinic, USA


Gary Lee Schwartz was born in Wabeno, Wis, USA in 1951. He received a B.S. degree in biochemistry (with honors) in 1973 and a D.M. degree (AOA) in 1977 from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Subsequently, he completed a residency in internal medicine in 1980 and a fellowship in nephrology in 1982 at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA. He is currently certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the specialties of internal medicine and nephrology. In 1982, he was appointed to the Consulting Staff of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. He served as the Chair of the Division of Hypertension at Mayo from 1996 to 2004. He is currently a Consultant in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Head of the Hypertension section. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. His research interests include ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, pharmacology and pharmacogenomics of antihypertensive drugs, and low-renin hypertension. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, and the American Society of Nephrology. He is a designated Specialist in clinical hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of Hypertension, the American Heart Association journal, and the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Biography Updated on 24 March 2009

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