Title: Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, Radiology Surgery and Public Health
Company: State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Location: New York, New York, United States
Jeffrey Borer, Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology, Radiology, Surgery and Public Health at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and Schools of Medicine and Public Health, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.
With a career as long and successful as Dr. Borer, it is effortless to surmise that his hard work and dedication have been a staple of his practice. In addition to his position at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, he is an Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cornell University Medical College (now Weill Cornell Medicine) and as a Professor of Cardiology with the Department of Academic Orthopedic Surgery at the New York College of Podiatric Surgery. As a professor of cell biology, radiology surgery and public health for these institutions, he puts to use his robust skill set to help prepare the next generation of medical professionals. His career spans more than four decades, where he has provided his services in medicine to Harvard Medical School, the National Institutes of Health, the University of London and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as well as several other institutions and companies.
Dr. Borer operates his career via the training he received when pursuing medicine. In 1965, he received a Bachelor of Arts in government cum laude from Harvard University. He continued at Cornell Medical College now Weill Cornell Medicine) to receive an MD. Following this, Dr. Borer completed residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and continued at Guy’s Hospital of the University of London as a Senior Fulbright-Hays Scholar in the cardiac department. In addition to practicing and teaching medicine, he has been the editor-in-chief of “Cardiology” since 2005, the editor-in-chief of “Advances in Cardiology” since 2001, a consulting editor for “Dialogues in Cardiovascular Medicine since 2016, and has authored six books while contributing to numerous publications, medical journals and articles. He is also a patentee in the medical field, having co-invented a method of inhibiting fibroblast growth and cardiacibrosis. Dr. Borer considers the conception and development of radionuclide cineangiography during exercise, markedly altering the practice of cardiology at the time as his most important contribution to the field. He cites his most satisfying and influential activity has been his service on FDA Advisory Committees which profoundly influence public health in the USA.
The quality of work Dr. Borer has sustained throughout his career has been recognized with several distinctions and accolades. Some of these include being selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Cardio Vascular Disease, earning the Transforming Lives Through Research Award from SUNY Downstate Medical Center and the Hans-Peter Krayenbeuhl Memorial Award from Cardiology Online. In addition, he has been recognized with Lifetime Achievement from Marquis Who’s Who. On top of his work, Dr. Borer has been a cardiology consultant to the football team the New York Giants, as well as a medical consultant to the National Football League. He was the founding President of the Heart Valve Society of America (now amalgamated into the Heart Valve Society [international]), and is affiliated with the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the American Society for Clinical Investigation, Heart Failure Society of America, the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, the Association of University Cardiologists, the European Society of Cardiology, the New York Academy of Medicine and the New York Cardiological Society, among many other organizations.
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