Location: Keswick, Virginia, United States
William Rowe, Internist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in internal medicine.
In preparation for his career, Dr. Rowe attended the University of Cincinnati, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1950, and continued his academic pursuits at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he received an MD in 1954. Following the conclusion of his studies, he served as a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force from 1955 to 1957, rising to the rank of a captain before his honorable discharge. Dr. Rowe was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and started his career as a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences in 1962, where he went on to serve for more than 30 years, until 1993. During this tenure, he additionally acted as the chairman of the department of medicine at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center from 1979 to 1983.
From 1981 to 1983, Dr. Rowe contributed to the Northwest Ohio Heart Association as the chief of the advisory committee for cardiac rehabilitation. Among his myriad career achievements, he published research on the elevation of adrenaline levels in space, research on two space flight syndromes and research indicating that unremitting endurance exercise can injure a normal human heart. Dr. Rowe has numerous publications to his credit, including articles in professional journals, and is currently primarily concerned with the effects of the dust from iron brakes on human health. He is attempting to catalyze legislation to control this harmful phenomenon—more than 90% of brakes are made of iron, and iron dust particulate matter is conducive to both hypertension and heart attacks. As a further testament to his success, Dr. Rowe has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who’s Who in America.
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