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Jeffrey S. Borer, MD

Jeffrey BorerOccupation: Professor of Medicine; Cell Biology; Radiology; Public Health and Surgery
Born:
Deland, Florida, February 22, 1945

Education:
Visiting Fellow, Cardiac Department, Guy’s Hospital, University of London, London, England (1974-1975)
Glorney-Raisbeck Fellow in the Medical Sciences, New York Academy of Medicine (1974-1975)
Senior Fulbright-Hays Scholar, Cardiac Department, Guy’s Hospital, University of London, London, England (1974-1975)
Cardiology Fellowship, Chief Resident Physician, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (1971-1974)
Assistant Resident in Medicine, General Hospital Corporation, Boston, MA (1970-1971)
Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Boston, MA (1969-1971)
Intern in Medicine, General Hospital Corporation, Boston, MA (1969-1970)
MD, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University (1969)
BA in Government, Harvard College, Cum Laude (1965)
Diploma, Wingate High School (1961)

Certifications:
Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (1996); Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease (1975); Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (1973); Medical License, State of New York; Medical License, Washington, D.C.

Career:
Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2016-Present)
Professor, Department of Academic Orthopedic Surgery, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY (2012-Present)
Professor of Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2009-Present)
Professor of Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2009-Present)
Professor of Radiology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2009-Present)
Professor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2009-Present)
Adjunct Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY (2008-Present)
Chairman, Cardiovascular Translational Research Institute, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2008-Present)
Chairman, Howard Gilman Institute for Heart Valve Disease, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2008-Present)
Chairman, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2009-2013)
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (2008-2015)
Director, Howard Gilman Institute for Heart Valve Disease, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY (2000-2008)
Chief, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY (1996-2008)
Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (1996-2008)
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, Department of Medicine, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (1996-2007)
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (1990-2008)
Supervisor, Myocardial Cell Biology Laboratory, Cardiology Division, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (1985-1996)
Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (1983-2008)
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (1982-2008)
Attending Physician, Now New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (1982-2008)
Director, Nuclear Cardiology, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (1979-1995)
Director, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiology Division, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (1979-1992)
Chief, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardiology Division, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center), New York, NY (1979-1988)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine (1979-1982)
Associate Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY (1979-1982)
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC (1978-1980)
Consultant in Cardiology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD (1978-1979)
Head, Nuclear Cardiology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD (1976-1979)
Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory (1976-1979)
Senior Investigator, Cardiology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1975-1979)
Cardiovascular Diagnosis Section, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (1973-1979)
Chief Resident Physician, National Heart and Lung Institute (1973-1974)
Consulting Cardiologist to Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (1972-1973)
Clinical Associate, Cardiology Branch, National Heart and Lung Institute, Bethesda, MD (1971-1974)

Career Related:
Chairman, Cardiovascular Devices Subcommittee of the International Standardization Organization (2016-Present); Fellow, International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (2011-Present); Ad Hoc Member, Cardiovascular Devices Advisory Panel, Division of Devices and Radiological Health, United States Food and Drug Administration (2009-Present); United States Valve Experts Committee, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (2007-Present); Consultant, Circulatory Devices Advisory Committee (2004-Present); Member of EDSMC, National Institutes of Health Sel-Cel Trial for Prevention of Colon Cancer (2004-Present); Honorary Fellow, Argentine Heart Association (1985-Present); Advisor, United States Food and Drug Administration (1977-Present); Chairman, Data and Safety Monitoring Board, National Institutes of Health GUIDE-IT Study, Heart Failure Management Trial (2013-2016); Cardiovascular Devices Advisory Panel, Division of Devices and Radiological Health, United States Food and Drug Administration (2005-2008); Distinguished Fellowship Award, International Academy of Cardiology, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2005); Ad Hoc Member, Advisory Committee on Gene and Somatic Cell Therapy, United States Food and Drug Administration (2004); Chairman, Cardio-Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (1999-2003); Chairman, National Institutes of Health Multidisciplinary Sciences Special Emphasis Panel, Nuclear Cardiology Grant Proposal Review (1998); Life and Microgravity Sciences and Application Advisory Committee (1996-2001); Chairman, Biomedical and Behavioral Research Advisory Committee, National Institutes of Health, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1995-2003); Advisory Council, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1995-1999); Peer Review Advisory Committee, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1993-1995); Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China (1993); Special Study Section, Experiment Cardiovascular, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (1990); Aeronautical Medical Advisory Committee (1992-1996); Consultant, Circulatory Devices Advisory Committee (1987-2000); Life Sciences Advisory Committee (1984-1992); Steering Committee, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Study of Thrombolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction (1983-1988); Ad Hoc Member, Cardiovascular Study Section, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (1983); Advisor, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC (1982-2005); Chairman, Cardio-Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (1981-1987); Traveling Fellowship, American Physicians Fellowship (1981); Fellow, American College of Cardiology Foundation; Fellow, American Heart Association, Inc.; Fellow, Council on Circulation, American Heart Association, Inc.; Fellow, The New York Cardiological Society; Fellow, The American Society for Clinical Investigation; Fellow, The New York Academy of Medicine

Military:
Senior Surgeon 05, U.S. Public Health Service (1976-1979); Surgeon 04, U.S. Public Health Service (1975-1976); Surgeon 04, U.S. Public Health Service (1971-1974)

Civic:
Chairman, Committee on Restoration, Brooklyn Jewish Center, Brooklyn, NY (2009-Present); Chairman, Building Preservation Committee, Brooklyn Jewish Center (2009-Present); President, Board of Trustees, Corlette Glorney Foundation, Inc. (2000-Present); Trustee, The Glorney Foundation, New York, NY (1999-Present); Committee for the Dance Collection, The New York Public Library (1999-Present); Advisory Committee, The New York Public Library Dance Collection (1999-Present); Coach, Major Division, Big Apple Youth Baseball League (1996-1998); Head Coach, Amsterdam Division, Safe Haven West Side Basketball League (1993-1994); Endowment Committee, Brooklyn Academy of Music (1992-1996); Director, Howard Gilman Foundation (1991-2008); President, American Friends of Israel National Heart to Heart Association (1991-2004); Steering Committee, Associates of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (1988-1991); Board of Directors, New York City Historic Properties Fund (1984-1990)

Creative Works:
Consulting Editor, “Dialogues in Cardiovascular Medicine” (2016-Present); Section Editor, “Valve Disease”, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2014-Present); Editorial Board, European Heart Journal (2008-Present); Editor-in-Chief, Cardiology (2005-Present); Editor-in-Chief, “Advances in Cardiology” (2001-Present); Editorial Board, Journal of Heart Disease (1999-Present); Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical and Basic Cardiology (1998-Present); Editorial Board, American Journal of Cardiology (1996-Present); Editorial Board, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (1996-Present); Editorial Board, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (1995-Present); Editorial Board, Journal of Heart Failure (1994-Present); Editorial Board, Cor et Vasa (1994-Present); Editorial Board, American Journal of Cardiac Imaging (1986-Present); Co-Contributor, Co-Editor, “Systemic Disease Manifestation in the Foot, Ankle and Lower Extremity,” Wolters Kluwer, New York (2017); Co-Editor, Co-Contributor, “Coronary Artery Disease 2015: Eleventh International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease, ICCAD 2015 From Prevention to Intervention,” Medimond, Bologna, Italy (2016); Editor, “Tenth International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease: ICCAD 2013 From Prevention to Intervention,” Medimond, Pianoro, Italy (2013); Co-Author, Co-Editor, “Principles of Research Methodology: A Guide for Clinical Investigators,” Springer, NY (2012); Co-Author, Co-Editor, “Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Valvular Heart Diseases, Volume II,” Advances in Cardiology (2004); Author, “Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Valvular Heart Diseases,” Handbooks in Health Care, Newtown, PA (2003); Co-Editor, Co-Author, “Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Valvular Heart Diseases: Advances in Cardiology” (2002); Co-Editor, Co-Author, “Cardiovascular Drug Development,” Marcel Dekker, New York (1999); Editorial Board, Journal of Preventive Cardiology (1996-2010); Editorial Board, Circulation (1993-2016); Editor, Nuclear Medicine Section & Editorial Board, American Journal of Therapeutics (1993-2015); Editorial Board, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (1993-1997); Editor, Nuclear Cardiology Section, Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (1991-1994); Editorial Board, American Journal of Noninvasive Cardiology (1985-1998); Editorial Board, Cardiology (1982-2005); Board of Consultant Editors, The American Journal of Medicine (1981-1982); Editorial Board, American Journal of Cardiology (1980-1985); Editorial Board, Circulation (1979-1983); Editorial Consultant in Medicine, Time-Life Books, Time Inc. (1979-1980); Author, More than 500 Peer-Reviewed Articles or Chapters, Professional Journals and Books

Achievements:
Being named among the top one percent of physicians by the United States News & World Report L.P. (2012); Patentee in field for co-inventing a method for inhibiting fibroblast growth and cardiac fibrosis (1997); One of 20 students from American medical schools selected as first student representatives to the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges (1969); Nationally and internationally acclaimed for his work in establishing the benefits of nitroglycerin during heart attacks and the development of real-time radionuclide cineangiography and its application during exercise, allowing doctors for the first time to see heart abnormalities directly as they occur during exercise and profoundly changing the way diagnosis and prognostication occur in cardiology

Awards:
Kanu Chatterjee Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Cardiovascular Medicine (2018); Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017); Award for Lifetime Achievement in Heart Valve Diseases, The Heart Valve Society International and Society for Heart Valves Disease, London, England (2014); Legend of Cardiology Award, 10th Annual Global Summit, Orlando, FL (2014); Diversity in Cardiology Award, Association of Black Cardiologists (2013); Transforming Lives through Research Award, SUNY Downstate Medical Center (2009); FDA Service Award (2004); Hans-Peter Krayenbuehl Memorial Award, International Academy of Cardiology (2002); Public Service Medal, NASA (1999); Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine Award, Pfizer (1999); Student Scholar in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Award Preceptor, American Heart Association, Inc. (1997); Special Citation for Outstanding and Sustained Contribution to Furtherance of the NASA Mission, NASA (1997); Special Citation for Sustained Contributions to the NASA-Mir Mission, NASA (1997); Certificate of Appreciation for Performance as Member of Federal Laboratory Review Committee in Response to Presidential Review Directive NSTC-1, NASA (1995); Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Pig Research Institute of Taiwan, Cardiovascular Institute (1994); Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Cardiovascular Disease, New York Magazine (1993-2016); Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to Aerospace Medicine Advisory Committee, NASA (1993); Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Preventive Cardiology in Israel, Israel National Heart to Heart Association (1992); Citation for Outstanding Services in the Fields of Cardiology and Open Heart Surgery, World Conference on Open Heart Surgery, Bombay India (1985)

Memberships:
Board of Trustees, The Heart Valve Society (2015-Present); President, The Heart Valve Society of America (2004-2014); Chairman, Due Process and Appeals Committee, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (2002-2004); Board of Governors, Task Force on Cardiovascular Economics, American College of Cardiology Foundation (1999-2000); Board of Governors, American College of Cardiology Foundation (1998-2000); Governor, American College of Cardiology (1997-2000); President, New York State Chapter, American College of Cardiology (1997-1998); Board of Trustees, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (1996-2002); Governor, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (1995-2000); Financial Committee, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (1995); Executive Committee, Clinical Cardiology Section, Cardiology Forum, American College of Chest Physicians (1991-1995); Trustee, Cardiovascular Council, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (1991-1994); Governing Council, New York Chapter, American College of Cardiology Foundation (1991-1993); President, The New York Cardiological Society (1990-1991); Chairman, Cardiology Forum, American College of Chest Physicians (1985-1986); The American Society for Clinical Investigation (1985); Investigator, American Heart Association, Inc. (1979-1984); Steering Committee, American College of Cardiology Foundation; Chairman, American College of Cardiology Foundation; Council on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association, Inc.; Harvard Club of New York City; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society; Founding Member, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology; Association of University Cardiologists; Heart Failure Society of America; The Society for Heart Valve Disease; Founding President, Heart Valve Society of America; Founding Member, Board of Directors, Heart Valve Society; Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease, European Society of Cardiology

Family:
Son of Lee Norton Borer and Rita Doris (Feldt) Borer
Married: Brondi Beth Topchik (9/16/1978)
Children: Justine Isolde; Jon Andrew
Grandchild: Isabelle

Hobbies:
Sports; Theater; Opera; Calligraphy; History

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2011-2012, 8th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2009-2010, 7th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2006-2007, 6th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2004-2005, 5th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2002-2003, 4th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2000-2001, 3rd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1999-2000, 2nd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1997-1998, 1st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2016-2017, 12th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2008-2009, 10th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2006-2007, 9th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2005-2006, 8th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2002-2003, 6th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1996-1997, 3rd Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the East – 2016, 43rd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the East – 2015, 42nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the East – 2014, 41st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the East – 2013, 40th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the East – 2012, 39th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the East – 2011, 38th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the East – 2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the East – 2009, 36th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in the East – 2008, 35th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the East – 2007, 34th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the East – 2001, 28th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the East – 1999-2000, 27th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the East – 1997-1998, 26th Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the East – 1995-1996, 25th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the East – 1993-1994, 24th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the East – 1991-1992, 23rd Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
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Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)
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Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the World – 1998, 15th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the World – 1997, 14th Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the World – 1996, 13th Edition (pub. 1995)
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