Wilbert S. Aronow

New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center

Wilbert S. Aronow MD is Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiology Research at Westchester Medical Center and New York Medical College Valhalla, NY, USA. Dr. Aronow received his MD from Harvard Medical School. He has edited 19 books and is author or co-author of 1,808 papers (1600) or book chapters (208 in 112books), 729 commentaries, 50 Letters to the Editor, and 1166 abstracts and is presenter or co-presenter of 1,542 talks at meetings. Dr. Aronow is a Fellow of the ACC, the AHA, the ACP, the ACCP, the ASPC, the AGS (Founding Fellow of Western Section), and the GSA. He has been a member of 183 editorial boards of medical journals, editor-in-chief of 5 journals, co-editor of 3 journals, deputy editor of 1 journal, executive editor of 2 journals, associate editor for 9 journals, and guest editor for 7 other medical journals, and has reviewed manuscripts for 433 journals. He has received each year from 2001-2017 an outstanding teacher and researcher award from the medical residents and from 2001-2019 from the cardiology fellows at Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. He has received awards from the Society of Geriatric Cardiology, the Gerontological Society of America, New York Medical College including the 2014 Chancellor's Research Award, the F1000 Faculty Member of the Year Award for the Faculty of Cardiovascular Disorders in 2011, 2013, 2014-2019, the Walter Bleifeld Memorial Award for distinguished contributions to clinical research from the International Academy of Cardiology in July, 2010, a Distinguished Fellowship Award from the International Academy of Cardiology in July, 2012, and the Expertscape World Expert in Hypertension Award in May, 2019. He has been a member of 4 national guidelines committees including being a coauthor of the 2010 AMDA guidelines for heart failure , co-chair and first author of the 2011 ACC/AHA expert consensus document on hypertension in the elderly, a coauthor of the 2015 AHA/ACC/ASH scientific statement on treatment of hypertension in patients with coronary artery disease, and a coauthor of the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with hypertension. He was a coauthor of a 2015 position paper from the International Lipid Expert Forum. He was a consultant to the American College of Physicians Information and Educational Resource (PIER) on the module of aortic stenosis, a member of the Board of Directors of the ASPC, a member of the ACCP Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery Network Steering Committee, and is a member of the Scientific Executive Committee of the International Academy of Cardiology. He has been a committee member of other professional societies and a consultant to many government agencies.

4books edited

3chapters authored

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Inflammatory Heart Diseases presents comprehensive information on pericardial diseases, cardiomyopathies, and atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. Chapters are written by experts in the field and cover such topics as advanced concepts in pericardial disease, pericardial disease in the elderly, inflammation and diabetic cardiomyopathy, medical imaging in myocarditis, and the role of lifestyle in development of coronary heart disease, among others.

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