CMHC Faculty Members

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Victor N. Howard, MD

Sarasota, Florida

Victor N. Howard, MD



Dr. Victor N. Howard is a general and interventional cardiologist based in Sarasota, Florida. In addition to running a highly regarded cardiology practice, Dr. Howard was also extensively involved in education, and external consultation, and participated in over 65 clinical research trials during his 30-year clinical career.

In March 2014, Dr. Howard transitioned to a field medical directorship at AstraZeneca. His primary responsibilities are to provide scientific and clinical expertise with respect to brand medical strategy as well as to develop enhanced peer relationships with physicians and institutions in the cardiovascular arena. Dr. Howard’s involvement extends to areas such as investigator-sponsored research, clinical trials support, and being an ambassador at major cardiology conferences, on advisory boards and in medical education.

Education and Training

  • Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 1988
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Parkland Hospital and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1986
  • Medical Degree, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 1983
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, University of Miami, 1977

Professional Highlights

  • Senior Field Medical Director, Cardiometabolic Division U.S. Medical Affairs, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, 2015-present
  • Top Doctor, Gulfshore Life Magazine, 2006-2014



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