David O Williams MDProfessor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Williams is a graduate of Trinity College and Hahnemann Medical College. He completed training in internal medicine at Hahnemann Hospital and in cardiology at the University of California, Davis. He joined the faculty of Brown University School of Medicine in 1976 and became Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Rhode Island Hospital. In 1978, Dr. Williams was among the first in the world to perform balloon angioplasty and was one of the first TIMI investigators. He directed the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Brown/RIH many of whose graduates have become clinician-investigators and directors of cardiac catheterization laboratories.
Dr. Williams has been a member of the ABIM Interventional Test Committee, The NHLBI Clinical Trials Review Committee and multiple data-safety monitoring boards and an author of over 200 peer-reviewed publications including the interventional cardiology ACC/AHA guidelines. He serves as Chairman of the NHLBI-sponsored Dynamic Registry and is Senior Associate Editor of Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Associate Editor of Circulation and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.
In 2009, he joined the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine of Brigham and Woman’s Hospital and is currently Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.