Sarver Heart Center
Speaker: Myron Weisfeldt, MD from Johns Hopkins
Topic: Progress and Controversy in Resuscitation from Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Myron Weisfeldt is University Distinguished Service Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine following a 13 year tenure as Chair of the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins. He is currently business and investment consultant at Johns Hopkins. For the past 11 years he has lead an international network (Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium: ROC) performing research in man on resuscitation from cardiac arrest and severe traumatic injury.
Dr. Weisfeldt received a B.A. and M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. He trained in Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the National Institutes of Health. From 1991 to 2001, he was Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Samuel Bard Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Director of the Medical Service at the Columbia-Presbyterian Campus of the New York Presbyterian Hospital. From 1975 to 1991, he was Director of the Cardiology Division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and Past President of the American Heart Association.