Dr. David McPherson is a Professor at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. McPherson is the recipient of many distinctions, awards and grants for the development and use of new and innovative ultrasound tools and devices for the evaluation and treatment of atherosclerosis in coronary and peripheral vascular beds. These include National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association awards. In 1989, he was recruited to Northwestern University to develop an ultrasound based imaging group.
He is a reviewer for many journals including Circulation, Circulation Research, and the American Journal of Physiology. He is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Physiology and a standing grant reviewer/grant review co-chairman for the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association. Dr. McPherson serves on councils and committees for the American Society of Echocardiography, American Federation for Clinical Research and American Heart Association.
He is a supervisor for biomedical engineering doctoral students, cardiology fellows, residents, and medical students training in advanced echocardiographic research.
Prior to coming to Texas, he was responsible for a large advanced echocardiography training course for the Midwest.
University of Alberta, 1978
Dalhousie University, 1981
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1984