Wanpen Vongpatanasin, M.D.

Program Director, Hypertension Fellowship Program

Professor

Endowed Title: Norman and Audrey Kaplan Chair in Hypertension

Department: Internal Medicine

Biography

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1999-2004 Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

2000  William F. Keating Career Development Award for

          Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease, American College of Cardiology

2004- Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern

2009- Director, Hypertension Section, Cardiology Division, UT Southwestern

2010 Norman and Audrey Kaplan Chair in Hypertension

2011 The Endocrine Society’s International Award of Excellence in Published Clinical Research

Education

Medical School Chulalongkorn Hospital (1990)
Internship Parkland Health and Hospital System (1992), Medicine
Residency Parkland Health and Hospital System (1994), Medicine
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (1998), Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Primary Aldosteronism
  • Resistant Hypertension

Publications

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Honors/Awards

  • The Endocrine Society’s International Award of Excellence in Published Clinical Research
    (2011)
  • Norman & Audrey Kaplan Chair in Hypertension Research
    (2010)
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association, High Blood pressure Council
    (2002)
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association, Clinical Carddiology Council
    (2001)
  • American College of Cardiology/ William F. Keating award
    Career Development Award for Hypertension and Peripheral Vascular Disease (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physician
  • American Heart Association
  • American Physiological Society
  • American Society of Hypertension