Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1977; Doctor of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1982; resident, cardiology fellow, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1982-1988.
Resident, fellow in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology Yale University, New Haven, 1982—1988. Assistant professor medicine School Medicine, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1988-1990, assistant director electrophysiology, 1988-1990, director Pacemaker Center, 1988-1990. Assistant professor medicine School Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1990-1996, associate tenured professor medicine, 1996—2001.
Director cardiac electrophysiology University of California at Los Angeles/West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1990—2001. Director cardiac research Schering-Plough Research Institute, 2001—2004. Clinical professor medicine University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Medical School, 2002—2007.
Senior director, United States lead physician Astrazeneca Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, since 2004, medical science senior director, 2006—2008, executive director, CV research, 2006—2008, global QT strategy leader, 2006—2008. Chief medical officer CardioDX, since 2008. Member cardiology advisory committee VA, Washington, 1990-1994.
Consultant electrophysiology ACGME, Chicago, 1995-1901. Visiting professor Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, California, 1991, 94, University Iowa School Medicine, 1994, Northwestern University School Medicine, 1994, Yale University School Medicine, 1995, University California, San Francisco, 1996. PhRMA topic leader, ICH E14 Expert Working Group 2002-2005.
PhRMA lead ICH E14 Implementation Group, since 2005. Co-chair science committee, member executive committee Food and Drug Administration CV Safety Research Consortium, 2005-2006. Chair International DIA-Food and Drug Administration-HRS QT/CV Safety Conference, 2006-2008, Food and Drug Administration PhRMA Evidentiary Standards Biomarkers, since 2007.
Consultant pharmaceutical companies. Lecturer in field.
Fellow American Heart Association (county on clinical cardiology since 1997), American College Cardiology, American College Physicians. Member American Federation Clinical Research, National Association Pacing and Electrophysiology (program directors committee since 1992, government com.1994-, associate chair program directors committee since 1997), Phi Beta Kappa, AlphaOmega Alpha.
Son of Clifford Julius nad Ruth (Levy) S.