Michael H. Davidson

University of Chicago, USA

Michael H. Davidson is a Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill, USA where he also serves as a Director of preventive cardiology and Associate Vice Chairman for continuing medical education. In addition, he is the Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Center for clinical research, currently part of the Radiant Research. Davidson earned his M.D. degree from the College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at the Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, where he later completed a fellowship in cardiology. As An active researcher, Davidson has clinical research background that encompasses both pharmaceutical and nutritional clinical trials. His extensive research on statins, novel lipid-lowering drugs, and nonpharmacologic risk factor reduction has established him as a key opinion leader in this area. As a prolific author and lecturer on lipid disorders, nutrition, and atherosclerosis, Davidson has coordinated more than 1,000 clinical trials in areas of preventive cardiology, published more than 250 articles for leading medical journals, and has written 3 books on lipidology. Davidson is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and clinical lipidology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Chest Physicians. In addition, he is the President (2010-2011) of the National Lipid Association. He was named in The Best Doctors in America 2003-2010 and was named Father of the Year by the American Diabetes Association, 2010.

Biography Updated on 14 April 2011

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