James T. Willerson
|Doctor:||James T. Willerson|
|Proposal:||Faculty of Medicine|
|Sponsor:||Prof. Dr. Enrique Otero Chulián|
|Celebration:||Grand Theatre Falla, Cádiz, 12th of April 2012|
Member of the American Society of Medicine since 1997, he belongs to the Societies of Cardiology of the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Greece, Japan, Venezuela, Chile, Colombia and Peru. He has published 947 articles in the most prestigious journals of Cardiology, highlighting his contributions in the diagnosis by image and the treatment of cardiovascular diseases with stem cells. He is the author of 24 textbooks on Cardiology. He belongs to the Editorial Board of 34 magazines of this discipline.
He has received, among many other awards, the Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Faculty of Medicine of Dallas and Houston (1979-1995), Leuven Medical School Award – Belgium – (1994), Distinguished Professor of the American College of Cardiology (2000), Medal of Merit by the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manitoba – Canada (2004), Heart of Gold by the American Heart Association ), Exceptional Cardiologist by Cardiovascular Society and Shanghai Faculty of Medicine (2006) or Honorary Professor of Beijing Medical School (2007).