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Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical School Director, Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology, Saint Thomas Medical Group, Saint Thomas Hospital Revolution in the Prevention and Treatment of Heart Disease Dr. Mark Houston is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Clinical Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Care Sciences at George Washington University (GWU), Adjunct Professor in Metabolic Medicine at the University of South Florida Medical School, Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology and Medical Director of the Division of Human Nutrition at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN. He is on the faculty and Director of the Advanced Cardiovascular Modules 16 for MMI/A4M in the US and Director of the Cardiovascular Module 2 for MMI. Dr Houston was selected as one of the Top Physicians in Hypertension in the US in 2008-2014 by the Consumer Research Council, He was also honored by USA Today as one of the Most Influential Doctors in the US in both Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia twice in 2009- 2010. He was selected as The Patient’s Choice Award in 2010 -2012 by Consumer Reports USA. He was selected one of the Top 100 physicians in the US by the American Health Council in 2017 and one of the Top 50 Functional and Integrative Medical Doctors in the USA in August 2017 He has four board certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) (FASH-Fellow) and the American Board of Anti- Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM, FAARM) and American Board of Cardiology (ABC) Certification in Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease (2017) (DABC) He holds two Masters of Science degrees in HUMAN NUTRITION from the University of Bridgeport, CT and another in METABOLIC and NUTRITIONAL MEDICINE (University of South Florida School of Medicine-Tampa). Dr. Houston has presented over 10,000 lectures, nationally and internationally and published over 250 medical articles, scientific abstracts in peer reviewed medical journals, books and book chapters. He is an author, teacher, clinician and researcher. He has published seven best- selling books: Handbook of Antihypertensive Therapy Vascular Biology for the Clinician What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Hypertension Hypertension Handbook for Students and Clinicians The Hypertension Handbook What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Heart Disease Nutrition and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine Mark Houston, MD
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