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James H. Stein, MD is a Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin. He is Director of the Preventive Cardiology Program, Director of the Vascular Health Screening Program, and Associate Director of Adult Echocardiography at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Stein also is the Director of the University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program.
Dr. Stein received his baccalaureate degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin. He received his Doctor of Medicine (cum laude) degree from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. His Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine were at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Illinois. He completed a Cardiology Fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke''s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Stein is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He also is a Diplomate of the National Board of Echocardiography in Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, the National Lipid Association, and the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Stein was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha in medical school. He has received several awards for excellence in teaching from medical students and residents. He received the American College of Cardiology W. Proctor Harvey Young Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Stein has been named one of Madison''s "Top Docs" in Cardiology by Madison Magazine several times and in 2007 was named one of the 20 best cardiologists in America by Men''s Health Magazine. In 2008 he was named one of the 20 best cardiologists in America by Women''s Health Magazine.
He was Co-Chairman of the 2006 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Sessions. He previously served on the ACC Clinical Expert and Consensus Documents Task Force and was a Guest Expert and Participant in the ACC''s 34th Bethesda Conference: "Can Atherosclerosis Imaging Improve the Detection of Patients at Risk for Ischemic Heart Disease?" Dr. Stein was Chairman of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (IMT) Task Force Consensus Statement on the "Use of Carotid Ultrasound to Identify Subclinical Vascular Disease and Evaluate Cardiovascular Disease Risk. He also was a co-author of the ASE''s "Recommendations for Use of Echocardiography in Clinical Trials."
Dr. Stein currently is a member of the guideline committee for the American Heart Association/ACC "Risk Reduction Therapy for Patients with Coronary and Other Vascular Disease: 2011 Update." He also is Chairman of the HIV Medical Association/Infectious Disease Society of America guideline committee for the "Evaluation and Management of Dyslipidemia in HIV-Infected Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy."
Dr. Stein''s research interests include ultrasound assessment of atherosclerosis, endothelial function, and clinical trials in preventive cardiology. Specific interests include the detection and characterization of subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tobacco use, and sleep apnea, and the use of carotid IMT measurements for determination of "vascular age" and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk prediction. Dr. Stein has directed the core carotid IMT and/or brachial artery ultrasound laboratory for several multicenter studies. He directs the Carotid Ultrasound Reading Center for the NIH-funded Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Brachial Artery Reactivity Testing Ultrasound Reading Center for the NIH-funded HIV-CVD Initiative. He is on Steering Committees and Data Monitoring Committees for several multi-center studies and is an ad hoc reviewer for NIH study sections.
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