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Prof. Peter Toth

Prof. Peter Toth  
USA
 
 
Short Narrative Biography
 

MD, PhD, FAAFP, FICA, FAHA, FNLA, FCCP, FACC
Director of Preventive Cardiology
CGH Medical Center
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
University of Illinois School of Medicine

Dr. Toth received his B.A. in Biochemistry from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Michigan State University. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Toth is a member of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Council on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and the American Heart Association’s Council on Lipoproteins, Lipid Metabolism, and Thrombosis. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and Sigma Xi, and is current President of the National Lipid Association.

Dr. Toth has authored and coauthored over two hundred twenty publications in medical and scientific journals and textbooks. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Year in Lipid Disorders (Atlas Publishing, Oxford, UK) and an Associate Editor for the Year Book of Endocrinology (Elsevier, New York). He is coeditor with Antonio Gotto of the textbook, Comprehensive Management of High Risk Cardiovascular Patients (Taylor and Francis, New York) with Michael Davidson of Therapeutic Lipidology (Humana, Philadelphia), with Dominic Sica of Current Controversies in Dyslipidemia Management (Atlas Publishing, Oxford), with Kevin Maki of Practical Lipid Management (Wiley-Blackstone, London), with Christopher Cannon of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care in the Primary Care Setting (Springer Humana, Philadelphia), Domenic Sica of Clinical Challenges in Hypertension vols I and II (Clinical Publishing, Oxford, UK), Cardiac Lipoglucotoxicity with Vasu Raghavan, and Lipoproteins in Diabetes Mellitus with Alicia Jenkins and Timothy Lyons.. He has lectured on many topics in cardiovascular medicine throughout the world.