Dr. Phil Levy joins host Darrell Dawsey to discuss his groundbreaking efforts to research and address hypertension in underserved local populations, especially African American communities in Detroit.
Phillip Levy, M.D., M.P.H. is the Edward S. Thomas Endowed Professor at Wayne State University, where he currently serves as assistant vice president for translational sciences and clinical research innovation, and associate chair for research in the Department of Emergency Medicine; in addition, he is also the chief innovation officer for the Wayne State University Physician Group. Levy has overseen more than 90 funded studies from various entities since his arrival at Wayne State in 2002, including the CDC, NHLBI, NIMHD, PCORI, AHRQ, EMF, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Related to this work, Levy has published more than 220 manuscripts and textbook chapters over the past decade and has been an invited lecturer on cardiovascular disease more than 220 times. While most of his research has focused on uncontrolled hypertension, hypertensive heart disease and heart failure (and related health disparities), he has also been at the forefront of efforts to better understand the evolution in biomarker evaluation of myocardial injury.
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