William R. Roeske, MD

Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology
Associate Chief for Finance, Cardiology
Allan C. Hudson and Helen Lovaas Endowed Chair for Cardiovascular Imaging
Research Interests: 

Cardiac receptors in growth and hypertrophy Investigation of alterations of receptors in experimental models of hypertension or in development Echo-Doppler correlates congestive heart failure Examining alterations in measurable velocities and blood flow in normal vs. patients with congestive heart failure in carefully controlled clinical studies Research Activities Cardiovascular pharmacology of autonomic receptor drugs Molecular biology of five types of receptors with specific drugs Correlation of the development of the beta adrenergic receptor and other postreceptor mechanisms in the developing heart Noninvasive evaluation of left ventricular function and performance Differences between muscarinic receptors in the heart and other tissues

Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease - Subspecialty
Degrees: 
MD: Stanford University - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, 1970
Fellowships: 
Case Western Reserve, Cardiology, 1973-1976
University of California San Diego, Cardiology
Honors and Awards: 
Member, American Society of Clinical Investigators
Internships: 
Case Western Reserve, 1970-1971
Residencies: 
University Hospitals of Cleveland - Case Western Reserve, Internal Medicine, 1971-1973