Faculty - Las Vegas, NV

Chairpersons

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

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

Anne L. Peters, MD

  • Professor, Keck School of Medicine
  • Director, Clinical Diabetes Programs
  • University of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, CA

Richard E. Pratley, MD

  • Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute
  • Senior Scientist, Translational Research Institute
    for Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Winter Park, FL

Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD

  • Dir., Preventative Cardiology, CGH Medical Ctr
  • Prof., Clinical Family and Community Medicine
  • Univ. of Illinois College of Medicine
    Peoria, Illinois
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Michigan State Univ. College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • East Lansing, MI