OHSU celebrates Dr. Kaul at campus reception
In March, Sanjiv Kaul, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Head of Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, accepted the American College of Cardiology (ACC)’s 2012 Distinguished Scientist – Translational Domain Award.
The award is designated for those who have “made major scientific contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of cardiovascular disease.”
The ACC described Dr. Kaul as “a forerunner in cardiovascular imaging with major clinical and research interests in coronary artery disease. He has spearheaded many of the developments in contrast echocardiography and has made major contributions to the field of nuclear cardiology.”
Dr. Kaul accepted the award at the Convocation of the College’s 61st Annual Scientific Session in Chicago on March 26.
On May 31, OHSU honored his achievments at a campus reception, which included remarks by OHSU President Joe Robertson, Dean Mark Richardson, OHSU Foundation Interim President Constance French, Albert Starr, MD, Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Kent Thornburg, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Interim Director of the OHSU Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness.
The American College of Cardiology is a 39,000-member nonprofit medical professional society that is leading the way to optimal cardiovascular care and disease prevention through health policy, standards and guidelines, and support of cardiovascular research.
Pictured: Bottom row, from left: Sanjiv Kaul, MD, Professor of Medicine, Albert Starr, MD, Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kent Thornburg, PhD, Professor of Medicine. Back row, from left: OHSU Foundation Interim President Constance French, OHSU President Joe Robertson, Dean Mark Richardson. Photo by Caitlin Carlson