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Peter McCullough elected as President of Cardiorenal Society

Peter A. McCullough, M.D., M.P.H., Cardiologist and Vice Chief of Internal Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center, and professor at the Dallas campus, was elected to the office of President of the Cardiorenal Society of America.

The Cardiorenal Society of America is dedicated to education, research and patient advocacy for patients who have both heart and kidney disease. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, McCullough completed his medical degree as an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, cardiology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital, and master’s degree in public health at the University of Michigan. Having served in some of the nation’s most prominent academic medical centers and community hospital systems, McCullough has senior leadership experience in corporate medical staff affairs, graduate medical education, and research.

He is an internationally recognized authority in medicine with over 1000 published, scientific communications including the “Interface between Renal Disease and Cardiovascular Illness” in Braunwald’s Heart Disease Textbook. McCullough is the current president of the Cardiorenal Society of America, an organization dedicated to bringing cardiologists and nephrologists together to work on the problem of cardiorenal syndrome(s). He is the co-editor of Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine and serves on the editorial boards of multiple specialty journals.