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December 17, 2013

Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC

Linda Gillam, MD, MPH, is the Dorothy and Lloyd Huck chair of cardiovascular medicine for Atlantic Health System. She is an expert in echocardiography, valvular heart disease and heart disease in women.  She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 11 book chapters  and is co-editor (with Catherine Otto, MD) of Advanced Echocardiographic
Techniques, a textbook that is in press.

A national and international lecturer, Dr. Gillam is past president of the American Society of Echocardiography and a former member of both the board of trustees and board of governors of the American College of Cardiology. She is a former chair of the Women in Cardiology Committee of the American Heart Association (AHA) and served on the leadership
committee of the AHA Council on Clinical Cardiology. She is a member of the board of directors of the National Board of Echocardiography, an associate editor for circulation for Cardiovascular Imaging and a member of the editorial boards of Circulation and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Gillam previously served as medical director of the Cardiac Valve Program and professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University. She is a graduate of McGill University and Queen’s University, Canada and Columbia University, NY. She completed cardiology fellowship training at the University of Toronto and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Past awards include the Richard Popp Distinguished Teacher Award of the American Society of Echocardiography, the Women in Cardiology Mentoring Award of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology Distinguished Service Award, and the McDonald Lectureship Award of the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation. Most recently, she was the recipient of the American Heart Association Laennec Clinician Educator Award and delivered the Laennec Lecture at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

Last Updated: January 20, 2015

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