Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1976)
Parkland Health & Hospital System (1977), Internal Medicine
Parkland Health & Hospital System (1979), Internal Medicine
Parkland Health & Hospital System (1982), Cardiology

Research Interest

  • Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Detection of early atherosclerosis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Corin I555 (P568) allele is associated with enhanced cardiac hypertrophy response to pressure overload in untreated African Americans.
Rame JE, Drazner MH, Post W, Peshock RM, Lima J, Wu X, Cooper RS, Dries DL. Hypertension 2007 49(4) 857-64
Human alpha B-Crystallin Mutation Causes Oxido-Reductive Stress and Protein Aggregation Cardiomyopathy in Mice
Rajasekaran NS, Connell P, Christians ES, Yan LJ, Taylor RP, Orosz A, Zhang XQ, Stevenson TJ, Peshock RM, Leopold JA, Barry WH, Loscalzo J, Odelberg SJ and Benjamin IJ. Cell 2007 130 427-439
Volume catheter parallel conductance varies between end-systole and end-diastole.
Wei CL, Valvano JW, Feldman MD, Nahrendorf M, Peshock RM, Pearce JA. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 2007 54 1480-1489
Left ventricular hypertrophy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and inflammation.
Mehta SK. Rame JE. Khera A. Murphy SA. Canham RM. Peshock RM. de Lemos JA. Drazner MH Hypertension 2007 49(6) 1385-91
Women have a higher ejection fraction than men independent of their smaller left ventricular volumes: the Dallas Heart Study.
Chung A, Das S, Leonard, Peshock R, Kazi F, Abdullah S, Canham R, Levine, B, and Drazner M. S Circulation 2006 113 1597-1604

Honors & Awards

  • Kern Wildenthal Research Award
    Co-recipient (1982)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • National Science Foundation Summer Traineeship
  • Clark Foundation Scholarship

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  • Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Texas Medical Association