We are thrilled to announce that Eugene Braunwald, MD Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Chairman of the TIMI Study Group at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital as the keynote speaker for CVI’s 27th Annual Cardiology Update.
Dr. Braunwald is considered the leading name in cardiology and his research has expanded knowledge and understanding in the areas of congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, and valvular heart disease. He has authored more than 1400 medical articles and his textbook, Braunwald’s Heart Disease, is cited worldwide and recognized as the best book on the subject. Dr. Braunwald has received numerous honors and awards including the Distinguished Scientist Award of the American College of Cardiology, Research Achievement, and Herrick Awards of the American Heart Association, the Gold Medal of the European Society of Cardiology and is the recipient of nineteen honorary degrees from distinguished universities throughout the world. Dr. Braunwald was the first cardiologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. The living Nobel Prize winners in medicine voted Dr. Braunwald as “the person who has contributed the most to cardiology in recent years.”