Methodist Journal

IN THIS ISSUE

Lipids and Lipoproteins

Vol 15, Issue 1 (2019)


FEATURED GUEST EDITOR

ISSUE INTRO

Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease: Putting it All Together

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RECOGNITIONS

Guest Editors Henry Pownall and Antonio Gotto Offer Insight and Expertise on the topic of Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease

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REVIEW ARTICLES See More

Cholesterol: Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It

How Much Do Lipid Guidelines Help the Clinician? Reading Between the (Guide)lines

Statins: Then and Now

Poststatin Lipid Therapeutics: A Review

HDL and Reverse Cholesterol Transport Biomarkers

Revisiting Reverse Cholesterol Transport in the Context of High-Density Lipoprotein Free Cholesterol Bioavailability

High-Density Lipoprotein Subspecies in Health and Human Disease: Focus on Type 2 Diabetes

Gene Delivery in Lipid Research and Therapies

CASE REPORTS See More

Device-Related Thrombus: A Reason for Concern?

Retained Coronary Balloon Requiring Emergent Open Surgical Retrieval: An Uncommon Complication Requiring Individualized Management Strategies

Loperamide Mimicking Brugada Pattern

Reversed Pulsus Paradoxus in Right Ventricular Failure

MUSEUM OF HMH MULTIMODALITY IMAGING CENTER See More

Transcatheter Embolization of a Persistent Vertical Vein: A Rare Cause of Left-to-Right Shunt and Right-Sided Heart Failure

CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES See More

EXCERPTA

Talking Statins with Antonio Gotto

POINTS TO REMEMBER

Lipids and Renal Disease

EXCERPTA

Addressing the Feedback Loop Between Depression, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease

POINTS TO REMEMBER

The Kidney as an Endocrine Organ

EDITORIALS

Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Cardiology through Tangible Opportunities for Mentorship and Leadership

Vol 13, Issue 2 (2017)

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RECOGNITIONS

Guest Editors Richard Robbins and Steven Petak Provide Oversight & Expertise for Special Issue on Hormones and the Heart

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Guest Editors Richard Robbins and Steven Petak Provide Oversight & Expertise for Special Issue on Hormones and the Heart. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovasc J. April 2017;13(2):47.

 

doi: https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-13-2-47

Richard Robbins, M.D.

The editors of the Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal extend their deepest gratitude to Richard Robbins, M.D., and Steven Petak, M.D., J.D., for overseeing this special issue on hormones and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Robbins holds the Charles and Anne Duncan Presidential Distinguished Chair in Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He also holds appointments as professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Institute for Academic Medicine.Upon earning his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr. Robbins completed his internal medicine residency at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and went on to pursue an endocrinology fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. Before moving to Houston, he held faculty positions at the University of Colorado, Yale Medical School, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he also served as chief of the endocrine service.

Dr. Robbins founded and served on the board of the Pituitary Society and is the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award. In addition to numerous other awards and honors throughout his career, Dr. Robbins has published more than 120 peer-reviewed papers in leading journals such as Nature, Science, and the New England Journal of Medicine. He currently serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Medicine. His research focuses on defining the natural history, exploring diagnostic strategies, and developing novel targeted therapies for patients with thyroid cancer.

Steven Petak, M.D., J.D.

Dr. Petak is an associate clinical professor at Weill-Cornell Medical College and is division head and chief of the diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolism service at Houston Methodist Hospital. He earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago and went on to law school, where he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston. After completing his internship and residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he stayed on to serve as chief medical resident and to complete a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism. Before joining the academic endocrine group at Houston Methodist Hospital in May 2013, Dr. Petak spent 26 years at the Texas Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology.

Dr. Petak is a past president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and currently serves as secretary of the board of councilors of the Texas Medical Association, representing the Harris County Medical Society as vice-councilor. In addition, Dr. Petak was designated a Master of the ACE and has received the ACE’s Yank Coble Public Service Award, the ISCD’s Paul Miller Public Service Award, and the ISCD’s Clinician of the Year. For the past 13 years, he has consulted on bone densitometry and endocrine issues for NASA’s Johnson Space Center, where he assists the NASA Bone Summit in planning long-duration space missions.

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