Dr. Susan Laing is a Professor of Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She holds the John Edward Tyson Distinguished Professorship in Cardiology. She serves as the Director of the Echocardiography Laboratories for UTHealth as well as the Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center.
Dr. Laing’s research interests include novel ultrasound contrast agents for targeted pharmaceutic delivery, sudden cardiac death in the young, and cardiovascular diseases in minority populations.
She is a reviewer of several cardiology journals and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. She is a co-investigator in several grants from the National Institutes of Health, and is an active collaborator in the Cameron County Hispanic Cohort Project in Brownsville, Texas. Dr. Laing has authored and co-authored more than 40 publications and book chapters and more than 65 abstracts in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
She is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Society of Echocardiography. She is designated as a Certified Physician Executive.
University of the Philippines, 1991
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 1995
Northwestern University Medical School, 1998