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Neil J. Stone, MD, FACC

Professional Bio:

Dr. Neil J. Stone is the Bonow Professor of Medicine in Preventive Cardiology at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University. He has a practice in cardiovascular diseases and for 40 years has had a special clinic for the diagnosis and management of lipid-related disorders. He is currently the Suzanne and Milton Davidson Distinguished Physician at Northwestern Memorial where he serves as the Medical Director of the Vascular Center for the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP), Fellow of the American Heart Association, and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). He is the Chair of the 2013 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults and a member of the 2013 Risk Assessment Working Group Panel. He also served on the first and third National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panels. (ATP I, III) He is a past Chair of both the American Heart Association (AHA) Nutrition Committee and Clinical Affairs Committee. He was a member of the writing group for the AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: 2002 Update, the 2004 Evidence-Based Guidelines for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women as well as the AHA/ADA Statement on Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes. Dr. Stone has co-authored three books on cardiovascular nutrition and/or management of lipid disorders and has authored over 130 publications in this field. The seventh edition of his most recent book, Management of Lipids in Clinical Practice, with colleague Conrad Blum M.D. was published in 2008 In 2014, he was awarded the Physician of the Year award from the American Heart Association. He has also received the 2001 Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Teacher Award of the American College of Physicians and the 2002 New Jersey Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award” voted on by the Feinberg School of Medicine’s senior class. Dr. Stone received his medical degree (summa cum laude) from the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and completed a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at that institution. In between he was an intern and resident in Boston at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and then spent three years at the National Institutes of Health under Drs. Donald Fredrickson and Robert Levy.

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