James T. Willerson

Member of the Editorial Board at Journal of the American College of Cardiology

James T. Willerson

James T. Willerson

Member of the Editorial Board at Journal of the American College of Cardiology

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Career Highlights

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
LoneStar Heart, Inc.

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6079

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1940

Age

81

Number of Awards

2

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Director, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

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Senior Consulting Editor at Journal of the American College of Cardiology

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Member, GPM Membership & Communications Committee at American Heart Association, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at DX Service Co., Inc.

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Head at Arrowhead Madison, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Texas Heart Institute

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Founding Chairman of the TIMI Study Group at The Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.

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Chairman at Amorcyte, Inc.

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President at American Federation for Medical Research

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Former Senior Vice President, Business Development, Strategy & Innovation at Pfizer, Inc.

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James T. Willerson
Member of the Editorial Board at Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Education
Medical Degree

Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally.

Graduate

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

The Royal Society of Medicine provides postgraduate medical education. The Society provides a range of educational activities and opportunities for doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeons, including students, and for allied healthcare professionals. It also promotes an exchange of information and ideas on the science, practice and organization of medicine, both within the health professions and with responsible and informed public opinion. The Society was founded in 1805 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Career History
President Emeritus
Current

Texas Heart Institute provides an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities. It provide an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities among the present and former Cardiology fellows, trainees, and teaching staff of the Texas Heart Institute. The company was founded by Denton A. Cooley in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Member of the Editorial Board
Current
Member of the Editorial Board
Current

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society. It is among the most prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals as well as the oldest continuously published one.

Boards & Committees
Member, Amorcyte Scientific Advisory Board
Current

Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in development of cell therapies for select cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases. Its product pipeline includes CLBS12, CLBS14, CLBS16 and CLBS03. The company was founded on September 18, 1980 and is headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ.

Director
1989 - 2008

Encysive Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers, develops and markets drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular, vascular and related inflammatory diseases. The firm focuses its research and development programs on the treatment and prevention of interrelated diseases of the vascular endothelium, inflammatory cascade and vascular diseases. The company was founded by James T. Willerson in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Ex Officio
Tenure Unconfirmed

At Memorial Hermann, we're all about advancing health. Yours. It begins by redefining healthcare. That means bringing together all aspects of the health system - care delivery, physicians and health solutions to create a truly integrated health system. Our 5,500 affiliated physicians and 21,000 employees practice evidence-based medicine with a relentless focus on quality and patient safety. Our efforts continue to result in national awards and recognition, including being ranked one of the nation's Top 5 large health systems by Truven Health for patient safety and quality. The largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has 12 hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. We offer leading-edge diagnostic technologies and treatment techniques as well as Houston's first health information exchange that shares vital patient data among care providers, helping to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time. Our Memorial Hermann Physician Network, MHMD, comprises physicians from Memorial Hermann Medical Group, UTHealth and private physicians and specialists. Memorial Hermann's MHealth subsidiaries offer comprehensive, integrated health solutions that deliver quality benefits while helping to contain costs. We've proudly served this community for more than 105 years, and contribute some $300 million annually through school-based health centers and other programs. Because at Memorial Hermann, the health of our community is always at the center of what we do.

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$500 - $999
2014

Texas Heart Institute provides an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities. It provide an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities among the present and former Cardiology fellows, trainees, and teaching staff of the Texas Heart Institute. The company was founded by Denton A. Cooley in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

$10K - $15K
2013

Texas Heart Institute provides an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities. It provide an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities among the present and former Cardiology fellows, trainees, and teaching staff of the Texas Heart Institute. The company was founded by Denton A. Cooley in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

$5,000 +
2012

Texas Heart Institute provides an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities. It provide an avenue for exchange of ideas relating to the clinical and research activities among the present and former Cardiology fellows, trainees, and teaching staff of the Texas Heart Institute. The company was founded by Denton A. Cooley in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Political Donations
$1,000
2013

Senator from the 21st District at Texas State Senate

$500
2012

Senator from the 21st District at Texas State Senate

$2,500
2012
Awards & Honors
University of Texas at Austin - Distinguished Alumnus Award
American Heart Association - Award of Merit
Events
Speaker
2012 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference

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