James T. Willerson, M.D. Cardiovascular Sciences Seminar Series


Spring 2024 Seminars


The CVRI is pleased to announce our partnership with the Texas Heart Institute to jointly organize the James T. Willerson, M.D. Cardiovascular Sciences Seminar Series. Together with the Texas Heart Institute, we aim to honor Dr. Willerson's significant contributions to cardiovascular science and medicine. To learn more about Dr. Willerson's legacy, visit the Texas Heart Institute's website.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit will be available to eligible attendees for all seminars. For further details, visit the CME website

Seminars are open to all who are interested in cardiovascular sciences, and are held on select Wednesdays at noon.


Jan. 1, 2024

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Edward Thorp, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Seminar location: One Baylor Blaza, room M112

Jan. 24, 2024

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Mina Chung, M.D.
Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute
Department of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences, Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Room M112

Feb. 7, 2024

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Anthony Rosenzweig, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine-Cardiology
Professor of Pharmacology
Director, Institute for Heart and Brain Health
University of Michigan Medical Center

Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Kleberg Auditorium

Mar. 6, 2024

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Garret FitzGerald, M.D., F.R.S.
Associate Dean for Translational Research
Director, Institute for Translational Medicine, and Therapeutics
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Mar. 20, 2024

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Priscilla Sato, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.
Associate Professor Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Medicine

Seminar location: One Baylor Plaza, Room N315