Title: Physician, Professor Emeritus
Company: Vidant Health and East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Joseph D. Babb, MD, Physician and Professor Emeritus at Vidant Health and East Carolina University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cardiovascular disease.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Babb has been recognized as professor emeritus of East Carolina University since 2016, having been a professor of medicine and cardiology with the Brody School of Medicine since 1995. Prior to obtaining this position, he was a clinical associate professor with Yale University, chief of cardiology at Bridgeport Hospital, and an associate and assistant professor of medical cardiology with the Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine.
Inspired to pursue a career in medicine by the family doctor he had as a child, Dr. Babb began his career by obtaining a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Kenyon College in 1961. He subsequently earned a Doctor of Medicine from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1966, serving as an intern and resident with Massachusetts General Hospital and also holding clinical and research fellowships with the institution. In addition, Dr. Babb was a teaching fellow with the Harvard University Medical School, and he has been licensed to practice in the states of Connecticut and North Carolina. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.
In recognition of his exceptional achievements in medicine, Dr. Babb was honored with the Lifetime Service Award from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions in 2015. In addition, he was elected a Fulbright Fellow in the Netherlands between 1961 and 1962, and he was formerly a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, Inc.
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