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Division Publication Update Sept. 2020

Colleagues, I want to congratulate our faculty members for the multiple publications coming out of the division. See below: Keeley EC, Villanueva M, Chen YE, Gong Y, Handberg EM, Smith SM, Pepine CJ, Cooper-DeHoff RM. Attended vs unattended systolic blood pressure measurement: A randomized comparison in patients with cardiovascular disease. J Clin…

Ki Park, MD named “Stop Heart Disease” Researcher of the Year

On August 22, 2020 the Florida Heart Research Association named Ki Park, MD as the “Stop Heart Disease” Researcher of the Year at the virtual annual meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Park is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Interventional…

Appropriate Use Criteria for PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, David E. Winchester, MD

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In the last decade, myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with PET has emerged to play a pivotal role in the clinical routine process for the detection of hemodynamically significant obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) and cardiovascular risk stratification (1–5). The high spatial and contrast resolution in concert with photon…

Malnutrition in the Obese Commonly Overlooked But With Serious Consequences

A new editorial about the Malnutrition in the Obese, Commonly Overlooked But With Serious Consequences by Monica Aggarwal, MD has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Malnutrition is defined as “faulty nutrition due to inadequate or unbalanced intake of nutrients or their impaired assimilation…