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Brian Hoit

Brian D Hoit MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE

Professor Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics at Case Western Reserve University, Director of Echocardiography and Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Dr Hoit is Professor Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics at Case Western Reserve University, Director of Echocardiography and Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, and staff cardiologist at the Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute. Dr Hoit received his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago and completed his internal medicine training at the University of Illinois, where he also served as Chief Resident. He was subsequently a Cardiology and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of California, San Diego and after serving on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati, he moved to University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences and Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Society of Echocardiography, and is past President of the Central Society for Clinical Research. Dr Hoit has either served or chaired numerous peer-review committees at both the local and national level.

The National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Heart Association and industry have funded Dr Hoit. His research interests have focused on pericardial and atrial function, and cardiovascular phenotyping in small animals. He has published over 200 full-length papers in high quality, peer-reviewed journals and 59 book chapters. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography and Translation Research and Section Editor for Echocardiography. He is a past Associate Editor of the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, and is on the Editorial Boards of Circulation, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the American Journal of Physiology.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Constrictive Pericarditis vs Restrictive Cardiomyopathy?