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Jeffrey Anderson, MD
Jeffrey Anderson, MD

    Dr. Jeffrey L. Anderson is vice-chair of research, department of medicine, and associate chief of cardiology and director of cardiovascular research at Intermountain Medical Center; and professor of internal medicine (with tenure), University of Utah School of Medicine. He regularly teaches medical and pre-medical students, housestaff, cardiology fellows, and physicians and has a busy cardiology clinical practice. 

    Dr. Anderson attained the rank of professor of medicine, University of Utah, in 1989. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and clinical electrophysiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association's Clinical Council. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and past governor for the Utah Chapter. Currently, he is immediate past-president of the Western States Affiliate, American Heart Association, and past president, Utah Chapter, AHA.

    Dr. Anderson has contributed to cardiovascular research over a broad area, including thrombolytic and antithrombotic therapy of acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina, primary and secondary prevention, antiarrhythmic therapy, trials in congestive heart failure, and, currently, research on genetic polymorphisms and other new risk factors for cardiovascular disease. He is an author or co-author on over 500 original or invited publications and 400 abstracts. He recently co-chaired the 2011 ACC/AHA committee to update guidelines for management of unstable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction and is vice-chair of the Task Force on Guidelines, ACC/AHA.


    Dr. Anderson attended medical school at Harvard, graduating with honors, after receiving an undergraduate degree at the University of Utah in Chemistry (Magna Cum Laude). He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cardiology at Stanford University and joined the faculty at the University of Utah in 1980 after two years at the University of Michigan.


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