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2016-2017 Board of Directors

President: John D. Bisognano, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Director of Outpatient Cardiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester NY

President-Elect: Jan N. Basile, MD
Professor of Medicine, Medical Univ. of South Carolina, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC

Vice President: Michael J. Bloch, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine; Medical Director, Vascular Care, Renown Institute for Heart and Vascular Health, Reno NV

Secretary/Treasurer: Robert A. Phillips, MD, PhD
EVP & CMO TMHS and President/CEO TMH Physician Organization, Houston, TX

Past President: Domenic A. Sica, MD
Eminent Scholar, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Chairman, Clinical Pharmacology and Hypertension, Division of Nephrology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond VA

Executive Director: Torry Mark Sansone
American Society of Hypertension, Non-Voting Officer

Angela L. Brown, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

John B. Kostis, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Institute; Associate Dean for Cardiovascular Research; John G. Detwiler Professor of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Med. School, New Brunswick, NJ

Barry J. Materson, MD
Senior Professor of Medicine University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Shawna D. Nesbitt, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Allan B. Schwartz, MD
Professor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Daichi Shimbo, MD
New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

Sandra J. Taler, MD
Consultant, Division of Nephrology/Hypertension; Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

David B. Wechsler, Esq.
Wechsler & Cohen, New York, NY