Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds Guest Speaker Series

Date: 
December 9, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Sarver Heart Center
Event Location Other: 
Room 4137

Speaker:  David A. Morrow, MD
Topic:  The Evolution of Cardiovascular Care: What happened to my CCU?

David A. Morrow, MD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of the Samuel A. Levine Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  Dr. Morrow earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in clinical study design and interpretation from the Harvard School of Public Health.  He completed his medical residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  

Dr. Morrow is an internationally recognized expert in the management of patients with ischemic heart disease.  He has served on the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB) Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines Committee on Biochemical Cardiac Markers for which he led the clinical section on acute coronary syndromes, and on the Program Committee for the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology.  He is a member of the Global Task Force for a Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction and the ACC/AHA Guidelines Committee for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction.  

He has been the recipient of the Lerner Young Investigator Award, the William W. Parmley Young Author Achievement Award, and the Eugene Braunwald Teaching Award.  Dr. Morrow has more than 250 original scientific reports, reviews, editorials, book chapters and electronic publications in his areas of expertise, and is the editor of Myocardial Infarction: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Biomarkers, a text on application of biomarkers in Cardiovascular disease.