Richard Katz


Richard Katz

Richard Katz MD, FACC was appointed the Director of the Division of Cardiology at the George Washington University in 1997. He has been involved in numerous research studies and has served as the principal investigator for a number of national clinical trials including CAST - Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial, PEACE -Prospective Evaluation of ACE inhibitors and BEST - Beta-blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial. He has presented his research experiences across the country at numerous conferences including those hosted by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. In addition, his research findings have been published in over 80 articles and more than 100 abstracts. Dr Katz has been visiting professor to both the Royal Brompton National Heart and Lung Hospital and the Hammersmith Hospital in London, UK. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and served as their governor of the District of Columbia from 1997to 2000.He serves on the board of directors for the Larry King Cardiac Foundation and on the editorial boards of Cardiology Review and the British Journal of Cardiology. In addition, he is a reviewer for Circulation and the American Journal of Cardiology and a consultant for the National Institute of Health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Director of Division of Cardiology, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA

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