Mark A. Williams, PhD
Mark A. Williams, PhD

Mark A. Williams, PhD

Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • California State University, B.S. Physical Ed.,1969 to 1973
  • California State University, M.S. Physical Ed.,1973 to 1975
  • University of Wisconsin, Fellowship, Exercise and CVD; 1975 to 1976
  • Texas A&M University, Ph.D., 1976 to 1980

Certifications

National Certification, Preventive and Rehabiliation Program Director, American College of Sports Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1982-2019

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Williams MA (ed.). American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, 4th ed. Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, IL. 2004, Not Applicable, 2004
  • Williams MA. Cardiovascular and respiratory structure and function. In: R Earle, T Baechle (eds.) Essentials of Personal Training. Human Kinetics Publishers. Champaign, IL. 2004;19-34, Not Applicable, 2004
  • Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, Human Kinetics Publishers, 10 Chapters, Not Applicable, 1999

Articles

  • Squires RW, Kaminsky LA, Porcari JP, Ruff JE, Savage PD, Williams MA. AACVPR Position Statement: Progression of exercise training in early outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. (accepted)., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, NA, NA, 2018
  • Haddad TM, Sourav A, Azzouz M, Akinapelli A, Williams MA. Alla V. Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on functional capacity in left ventricular assist device patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 37:6, 390-396, 2017
  • Williams MA, Kaminsky LA. Health lifestyle medicine in the traditional healthcare environment - Primary care and cardiac rehabilitation., Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, 2017;59, 448-454, 2017
  • Deka P, Pozehl B, Williams MA, Yates B. Adherence to recommended exercise guidelines in patients with heart failure., Heart Failure Review, 22, 41-52, 2017
  • Arena R, Lavie CJ, Hivert M-F, Williams MA, et al. Who will deliver comprehensive healthy lifestyle interventions to combat non-communicable disease? Introducing the healthy lifestyle practitioner discipline., Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy, 2016;14(1), 15-22., 2016
  • Arena R, Guazzi M, Berra K, Lavie CJ, Kaminsky L, Williams M, et al. Healthy lifestyle promotion, education, and interventions: Defining key stake holders and roles., European Heart Journal, 36, 2097–2109, 2015
  • Arena R, Guazzi M, Berra K, Lavie CJ, Kaminsky L, Williams M, et al. Healthy lifestyle promotion, education, and interventions: Defining key stake holders and roles., Mayo Clin Proc, 2015;90, 1082-1103, 2015
  • Williams MA, Pozehl B. Reasonable expectations: How much aerobic capacity, muscle strength, and quality of life can improve with exercise training in heart failure. Heart Failure Clinics - Exercise and Rehabilitation in Heart Failure: A Physiologic and Clinical Perspective., Heart Failure Clinics, 2015;11, 37-57 , 2015
  • Menezes AR, Lavie CJ, Milani RV, Forman DE, King M, Williams MA. Cardiac
    rehabilitation in the United States.
     , Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, 2014;56, 522-529, 2014

  • Fleg JL, Forman DE, Berra K, Bittner, Blumenthal JA, Chen MA, Kitzman DW, Maurer MS, Rick MW, Shen Win-Kuang, Williams MA. Secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in older adults: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
     , Circulation, 2013;128, :2422-2446, 2013

  • Fletcher GF, Ades PA, Kligfield P, Arena R, Balady GJ, Bittner VA, Coke LA, Fleg JL, Forman DE, Gerber TC, Gulati M, Madan K, Rhodes J, Thompson PD, Williams MA. Exercise standards for testing and training. A scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation.
     , Circulation, 2013;128, 873-934., 2013

  • Kaminsky LA, Arena R, Beckie TM, Brubaker PH, Church TS, Forman DE, Franklin BA, Gulati M, Lavie CJ, Myers J, Patel MJ, Piña IL, Weintraub WS, Williams MA. The importance of cardiorespiratory fitness in the United States: The need for a national registry: A policy statement from the American Heart Association.
     , Circulation, 2013;127, 652-662, 2013

  • Mezzani A, Hamm LF, Jones AM, McBride PE, Moholdt T, Stone JA, Urhausen A, Williams MA. Aerobic exercise intensity assessment and prescription in cardiac rehabilitation. A joint position statement of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and the Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation., European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 2013;20, 442-467, 2013
  • Williams MA. From the Editor-in-Chief. , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 33:6, 6, 2013
  • King M, Bittner V, Josephson R, Lui K, Thomas RJ, Williams MA. Medical director responsibilities for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs. A statement for health care professionals from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American Heart Association., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2012;6, 410-419, 2012

  • King M, Bittner V, Josephson R, Lui K, Thomas RJ, Williams MA. Medical director responsibilities for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs. A statement for health care professionals from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American Heart Association.
     , Circulation, 2012;126, 2535-2543, 2012

  • Mezzani A, Hamm LF, Jones AM, McBride PE, Moholdt T, Stone JA, Urhausen A,
    Williams MA. Aerobic exercise intensity assessment and prescription in cardiac rehabilitation. A joint position statement of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and the Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2012;6, 327-350, 2012

  • Guck TP, Kinney M, Anazia G, Williams MA. Relationship between acceptance of illness and functional outcomes following cardiac rehabilitation.
     , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2012;32, 187-191, 2012

  • Williams MA. From the Editor-in-Chief. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev.
     , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2012;32, 1, 2012

  • Stewart KJ, Ratchford E, Williams MA. Exercise for restoring health and preventing vascular disease.
     , Preventive Cardiology: Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease./Suanders Elsevier Philadelphia PA, 2011, 2011
  • Hamm LF, Sanderson BK, Ades PA, Berra K, Kaminsky LA, Roitman JL, Williams MA. Core competencies for cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention professionals: 2010 update.
     , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2011;31, 2-10, 2011
  • Williams MA. From the Editor-in-Chief.
     , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2011;30, 1, 2011

  • Schima S, Hilleman D, Williams MA, et al. Fibrate therapy in the management of dyslipidemias, alone and in combination with statins: Role of delayed release fenofibric acid.
     , Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy, 2010;11:, 731-738, 2010
  • Williams MA. From the Editor-in-Chief., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2010:31, 1, 2010

  • Williams MA, Balady GJ. Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention programs. In: V. Fuster (ed.) The American Heart Association Guidelines and Scientific Statements Handbook.
     , Wiley-Blackwell. West Sussex, 2009

  • Williams MA, Stewart KJ. Impact of strength and resistance training on cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in older adults. In: MW Rich, GA Mensah, eds. Preventive Cardiology in the Elderly.
     , Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 2009;25, 703-714, 2009

  • Williams MA. From the Editor-in-Chief.
     , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2009;29, 1, 2009

  • Williams MA. From the Editor-in-Chief.
     , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2008;28, 1, 2008

  • Williams MA, Haskell W, Ades PA, et al. Resistance exercise in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease: Benefits, rationale, safety, and prescription. Circulation.
     , Circulation, 2007;116, 572-584, 2007
  • Balady GJ, Williams MA, Ades PA, et al. Core components of cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 2007;27, 121-129, 2007

  • Arena R, Myers J, Williams MA, et al. Assessment of functional capacity in clinical and research applications.
     , Circulation, 2007;116, 329-343, 2007

  • Aryana A, Williams MA. Marijuana as a trigger of cardiovascular events: Speculation or scientific certainty?
     , International Journal Cardiology, 2007;118, 141-144, 2007
  • Balady GJ, Williams MA, Ades PA, et al. Core components of cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention., Circulation, 2007;115, 2675-2682, 2007
  • Wilson PK, Williams MA, Humphrey R, et al. Contemporary Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation – AACVPR: The First 20 Years.  , Faircount, 2005, 2005
  • Lanspa TJ, Williams MA, Heirigs RL. Effectiveness of ulnar catheterization after failed attempt to cannualte a radial artery., American Journal of Cardiology, 2005;95, 1529-1530 , 2005
  • Leon AS, Franklin BA, Costa F, Balady GJ, Berra KA, Stewart KJ, Thompson PD, Williams MA, Lauer MS. Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease., Circulation, 111, 369-376, 2005
  • Lanspa TJ, Esterbrooks DE, Williams MA. Stenting of the left carotid artery to relieve anginal symptoms. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, Catheterizations and Cardiovascular Interventions, 64, 223-226, 2005
  • Lauer M, Froelicher E, Williams M, Kligfield P. Exercise testing in asymptomatic adults., Circulation, 112, 771-776, 2005
  • King ML, Williams MA, Fletcher GF, et al. Medical director responsibilities for cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs., Circulation, 2005;112: , 3354-3360 , 2005
  • Lanspa TJ, Reyes AP, Oldemeyer JB, Williams MA. Ulnar artery catheterization with occlusion of corresponding radial artery. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2004;61:211-213, Catheterizations and Cardiovascular Interventions, 61, 211-213, 2004
  • Lauer M, Kligfield P, Froelicher E, Williams M. Exercise testing in asymptomatic adults. (in progress) Circulation, 2004, Circulation, 2004
  • Leon AS, Franklin BA, Balady GJ, Chaitman B, Stewart K, Thompson P, Williams MA, et al. Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of CHD. (in progress) Circulation 2004, Circulation, 2004
  • Lanspa TJ, Esterbrokks DJ, Williams MA. Stenting of the left carotid artery to relieve anginal symptoms. (in press) Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2004, Catheterizations and Cardiovascular Interventions, 2004
  • Falcone RA, Hirsch AT, Regensteiner JG, Treat-Jacobson D, Williams MA, et al. Peripheral arterial disease rehabilitation: A review. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 2003;23:170-175, J Cardiopulmonary Rehab, 23, 170-175, 2003
  • Thompson PD, Buchner D, Pina I, Balady GJ, Williams MA, et al. Exercise and physical activity in cardiovascular disease. Circulation 2003;107:3109-3116, Circulation, 107, 3109-3116, 2003
  • Thompson PD, Buchner D,Pina I, Balady GJ, Williams MA, et al. Exercise and physical activity in cardiovascular disease., Circulation, 107, 3109-3116, 2003
  • Falcone RA, Hirsch AT, Regensteiner JG, Treat-Jacobson D, Williams MA, Hiatt WR, Steward KJ. Peripheral arterial disease rehabilitation: A review., J Cardiopulmonary Rehab, 23 (3), 170-175, 2003
  • Williams MA, Eickhoff-Shemek JM. Exercise and physical activity: What to recommend to older women., Women's Health, 2002;5, 624-637, 640, 2002
  • Williams MA: Physical changes across the lifespan. In: American College of Sports Medicine Resource Manual for the Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 4th edition. J Roitman, M Herridge, M Kelsey, T LaFontaine, L Miller, M Wegner, Williams MA, eds. American College of Sports Medicine. Williams & Wilkens, Baltimore, MD., Abstract Book, 4th Edition, 2001
  • Williams MA. Year 2000 Leadership: Identification of needs and opportunities. (editorial), American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation News & Views, 15, 1, 2001
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory anatomy and physiology. Responses to exercise. In: Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning. eds: TR Baechle, RW Earle. Human Kinetics Publishers. Champaign, IL, Abstract Book, 2nd Edition, 115-136, 2000
  • Fleg JL, Pina IL, Balady GJ, Chaitman BL, Fletcher B, Lavie C, Limacher M, Stein RA, Williams M, Bazzarre T: Assessment of functional capacity in clinical and research applications, Circulation, 102, 1591-1597, 2000
  • Stein RA, Chaitman BR, Balady GJ, Fleg JL, Lavie C, Limacher M, Pina IL, Williams MA, Bazzarre T: Safety and utility of exercise testing in emergency room chest pain centers, J Cardiopulmonary Rehab, 20, 310--316, 2000
  • Balady GJ, Ades PA, Comoss PM, Limacher M, Pina I, Southard D, Williams MA: Core components of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention programs., Circulation, 102, 1069-1073, 2000
  • Williams, MA: AACVPR - Promoting health and preventing disease. (editorial), Sports Medicine Bulletin, 35, 31, 2000
  • Multi-center Evaluation of Quality of Life ... in Circulation '99, Not Applicable, 1999

  • Williams MA, Fardy PS. Limitations in prescribing exercise.
     , Journal of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Technology, 1980;8, 33-36, 1980

  • Fardy PS, Williams MA, Heid JM, et al. Cardiac rehabilitation program focuses on total patient., Hospital, 1978;52, 101-106, 1978

Publications

  • Kanmanthareddy A, Saadi A, Hardy K, Williams MA, Alla V. Internet usage, proficiency, use of Internet/Smart devices to manage health among enrollees in cardiac
    rehabilitation program., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 37:5, 365, 2017
  • Haddad TM, Sourav A, Azzouz M, Akinapelli A, Williams MA, Alla V. Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on functional capacity in left ventricular assist device patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2016:36, 295-296, 2016
  • Alla V, Gorthi J, Kumar V, Kandasamy V, Kaushik M, Kaja AK, Zulkosky J, tenBensel J, Burns T, Williams MA, et al. Prospective evaluation of ECG voltage changes and 6 Minute Walk Test for predicting readmissions in hear failure (PREEMT-HF Study), Chest, 2016;150(4 S), 68A, 2016

  • Arena R, Williams M, Forman DE, et al. Increasing referral and participation rates to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation: The valuable role of healthcare professionals in the inpatient and home health settings. A science advisory from the American Heart Association.
     , Circulation, 2012;125, 1321-1329, 2012
  • Anazia G, Guck T, Kinney M, Williams MA. Acceptance of illness and functional outcomes following cardiac rehabilitation., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2011;31:3, 270, 2011
  • Washington SM, Jorgensen LS, Mohiuddin SM, Esterbrooks DE, Williams MA, et al. Cardiovascular disease risk factor screening and intervention in African American adults (CARSI). American Heart Association 5th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in CVD and Stroke, Washington, DC. May, 2004, Not Applicable, 2004
  • Washington SM, Jorgensen LS, Mohiuddin SM, Esterbrooks DE, Williams MA, et al. Cardiovascular disease risk factor screening and intervention in African American adults (CARSI). 2nd National Steps to a Healthier US Summit, Baltimore, MD. April 2004, Not Applicable, 2004
  • Quality of life in cardiac rehabilitation patients: A multicenter 1 year evaluation (abstract), Circulation, 102, II822, 2000
  • Williams MA, Hardy KK, Ryschon KL, Anderson C, et al: Characteristics, adherence, and outcomes in patients participating in cardiac rehabilitation: A multicenter study., Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 20, 292, 2000

Editing and Reviews


  • Williams MA, Roitman J (eds.). American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, 5th ed.
     , Human Kinetics Inc, 2014, 2014
  • Roitman JL, Herridge M, Kelsey M, LaFontaine T, Miller L, Wegner M, Williams MA (eds.). American College of Sports Medicine Resource Manual for the Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 4th edition. Williams & Wilkens, Baltimore, MD., Abstract Book, 4th Edition, 2001
  • Williams MA, Balady GJ, Ekers MA, et al (eds.). American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, 3rd ed, Human Kinetics Publishers, 1999, 1999
  • Williams MA (co-author) American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs, 2nd ed., Human Kinetics Publishers., 1994, 1994

Presentations

  • Cardiology Fellowship Didactic - Exercise Physiology in Coronary Heart Disease, Creighton University Division of Cardiology, Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan. Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Ready, Set, Are you Prepared To Go: Peripheral Artery Disease Update. Nebraska Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Network. Lied Lodge and Conference Center, Nebraska City, NE, 2017
  • Internet usage, proficiency, and use of internet/smart devices to manage health among enrollees in cardiac rehabilitation. 32nd American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC, 2017

  • “Yoga: Mystical Art or a Secret Science?” Session organization and moderator. 32nd American
    Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC.
     , 2017
  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness: A Comprehensive Approach, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Charleston, SC, 2017
  • Exercise In Diagnosis And Therapy, M2 Curriculum, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE, 2017
  • Cardiology Fellow Didactic - Exercise Stress & DSE, 2016
  • Exercise and atrial fibrillation: How much is too much? 31st American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, New Orleans, LA, 2016
  • Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on functional capacity in left ventricular assist device patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. 31st American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, New Orleans, LA, 2016
  • Exercise in Peripheral Artery Disease. Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE, 2016
  • Invited Lecture - Peripheral Arterial Disease. University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2016
  • Exercise In Diagnosis And Therapy, M2 Curriculum, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE, 2016
  • Prospective evaluation of electrocardiographic voltage changes and Six Minute Walk Test, for predicting re-admissions in heart failure (Preemt-HF Study). 2016 Chest Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
  • Creighton Cardiology Fellows Didactic - Outpatient Exercise Prescription, Omaha NE, 2015
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation - The Year In Review. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting. Washington D.C., 2015
  • Metabolic Remodeling: The Impact of Bariatric Surgery On Cardiovascular Outcomes. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting. Washington D.C., 2015
  • Creighton Cardiology Fellows Didactic - Exercise Physiology Related to Coronary Artery Disease, Omaha NE, 2015
  • Cardiology Fellows Didactic - Defining the Role of Authors, Omaha, NE, 2015
  • Exercise and Heart Failure. Upper Plains Cardiac Rehabilitation Association. Bismarck, ND., 2015
  • Guidelines Here, Guidelines There: Keeping Them All Straight.” Upper Plains Cardiac Rehabilitation Association. Bismarck, ND., 2015
  • Creighton Cardiology Fellows Didactic - Introduction to Exercise and Dobutamine Stress Testing, Omaha NE, 2015
  • "Ch Ch Ch Changes: A Tsunami of New Guidelines", Nebraska-Iowa Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Conference. Omaha, NE, 2014

  • “Get Down & Give Me 50! Tips for Successful Patient Exercise Programming.” Creighton Cardiology Symposium, Omaha, NE
     , 2013
  • “Secondary prevention programming in underserved populations.” Division of Cardiology Grand Rounds, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • “Cardiovascular screening in athletes.” Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE, 2011

  • “Resistance exercise in patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.” TriState Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Conference. Sioux Falls, SD., 2010
  • “Treatment of obesity in cardiac patients: more is less and less is less.” Cardiology Grand Rounds, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE, 2009
  • “Dietary management of obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors.” Cardiology Grand Rounds, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE, 2008

  • “Resistance exercise in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease.” Exercising Your Way to Better Health. American College of Sports Medicine Regional Meeting, Lincoln, NE.
     , 2008

  • “Exercise and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease." Exercising Your Way to Better Health. American College of Sports Medicine Regional Meeting, Lincoln, NE April 2008.
     , 2008
  • “Exercise and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease.” Grand Rounds, Cardiology, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE, 2005
  • “Anticoagulant and antiplatelet therapy: Who, what, where, when, and how?” Session Moderator, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA., 2004
  • “Exercise guidelines.” Ground Rounds, Department of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE, 2004
  • Update: Guidelines for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease.” Session Moderator, Ground Rounds, Department of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine. Omaha, NE., 2004
  • “Cardiovascular disease risk factor screening and intervention in African American adults (CARSI).” American Heart Association 5th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in CVD and Stroke, Washington, DC. May, 2004, 2004
  • “Cardiovascular disease risk factor screening and intervention in African American adults (CARSI).” 2nd National Steps to a Healthier US Summit, Baltimore, MD. April 2004, 2004
  • “Special populations: The elderly and other patients with multiple chronic disease.” New Frontiers in Cardiac Rehabilitation, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL. November, 2003, 2003
  • “AACVPR Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs.” Session moderator. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. October, 2003, 2003
  • “Interventional cardiology update.” Session moderator. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. October, 2003, 2003
  • "Emerging risk factors and therapeutics strategies." Pivotal Research in Cardiovascular Syndromes in the Elderly: Price II - Acute Coronary Syndromes in the Elderly: Mechanisms and Management. Chicago, IL, 2002
  • Secondary prevention of coronary artery disease in elder adults. Missouri/Kansas Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Kansas City, MO, 2002
  • "Application of risk factor reduction to PAD." Scientific Symposium on Peripheral Arterial Disease Rehabilitation. Charlotte, NC., 2002
  • "Secondary prevention strategies in the elderly." American Association of Cardivascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2002
  • "Stress imaging techniques: Application of results to practice." Session moderator. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2002
  • "American Heart Association - Get with the Guidelines: First year results, second year's strategies." Session moderator. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting,Charlotte, NC, 2002
  • Secondary prevention in the elderly: Exercise and physical activity. 73 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Assoc. New Orleans, LA, 2000
  • Exercise relative to age, gender and ethnicity. 73rd Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association. New Orleans, LA, 2000
  • Quality of life in cardiac rehabilitation patients: A multicenter 1 year evaluation. 73rd Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, New Orleans, LA, 2000
  • AHA/AACVPR core components of cardiac rehabilitation/Secondary prevention programs - Exercise training and physical activity American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL, 2000
  • Characteristics, adherence and outcomes in patients participating in cardiac rehabilitation: A multicenter study. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, 2000
  • Co-investigator for RN - Cardiac Rehabilitation Follow-up Study, 1999
  • "Multi-center Evaluation of Quality of Life... at AHA, Atlanta, GA, Nov. '99 1 Exercise as Cardiovascular Therapy"" at AHA, Atlanta, GA, Nov. '99", 1999

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Mitochrondrial dysfunction, oxidative damage and inflammation in claudication. October 2010 - present (extension). Iraklis Pipinos, MD, Principal Investigator; Mark A. Williams, PhD, Co-Investigator. Extension to 2018
  • Excellence In Peripheral Artery Disease Thrombin Receptor Antagonist Intervention in Claudication Evaluation
  • Excellence In Peripheral Artery Disease Thrombin Receptor Antagonist Intervention In Claudication Evaluation (XLPAD-TRACE Trial). Subhash Banerjee, MD, PI. Sponsor: VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX; (Merck). 7/2016 – 6/2017. Sub-Investigator. $118,000

Awards and Honors

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Award of Excellence - 2005, 2005