Faculty - Dallas, TX


Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Section of Cardiovascular Research
  • Chief, Section of Cardiology
  • Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Methodist DeBakey Heart Center
  • Houston, TX

George L. Bakris, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Jay S. Skyler, MD

  • Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, & Psychology
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Deputy Director for Clinical & Academic Programs
  • Diabetes Research Institute
  • Miami, FL

Robert H. Eckel, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Division of Cardiology
  • Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
  • Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis
  • Director, T32 in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Director, Lipid Clinic, University Hospital
  • Aurora, CO

Distinguished Faculty

Seth J. Baum, MD

  • Medical Director, Women's Preventive Cardiology
  • Christine E. Lynn Women's Health & Wellness Institute
  • Boca Raton Regional Hospital
  • Voluntary Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • University of Miami
  • Boca Raton, FL

Harold E. Bays, MD

  • Medical Director/President
  • Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis
  • Research Center, Inc.
  • Louisville, KY

Lawrence Blonde, MD

  • Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE
  • Director, Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit
  • Frank Riddick Diabetes Institute
  • Department of Endocrinology
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • New Orleans, LA

Jamie Davidson, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
  • President WorldWIDE Diabetes
  • Dallas, TX

Peter H. Jones, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Houston, TX

Amit Khera, MD, MSc

  • Associate Professor
  • Dir., Preventive Cardiology Section
  • Program Dir., Cardiology Fellowship
  • Dallas Heart Ball Chair in Hypertension
    and Heart Disease
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Samuel Klein, MD

  • William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine
    and Nutritional Scienc
  • Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences
  • Director, Center for Human Nutrition
  • Washington University School of Medicine
  • St. Louis, MO

Michael Miller, MD

  • Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Baltimore, MD

James A. Underberg, MD

  • Lipidology & Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • NYU Medical School & NYU Center for CV Prevention
  • Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
  • President-Elect National Lipid Association
  • New York, NY