Medical School
Weill Cornell Medical College (1994)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1995), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1997), Internal Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2000), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Research Interest

  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Imatinib Mesylate as Add-On Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Results of the Randomized IMPRES Study.
Hoeper MM, Barst RJ, Bourge RC, Feldman J, Frost AE, Galié N, Gómez-Sánchez MA, Grimminger F, Grünig E, Hassoun PM, Morrell NW, Peacock AJ, Satoh T, Simonneau G, Tapson VF, Torres F, Lawrence D, Quinn DA, Ghofrani HA Circulation 2013 Feb
Pharmacokinetics of Oral Treprostinil Sustained Release Tablets During Chronic Administration to Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
White RJ, Torres F, Allen R, Jerjes C, Pulido T, Yehle D, Howell M, Laliberte K, Marier J, Tapson VF J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. 2013 Jan

Honors & Awards

  • Cornell University - 1990
    Graduated with distinction in all subjects (1990)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
    Member (1990)
  • C.H. Ferguson Scholarship
  • Incentive for Excellence
    Scholarship Prize from NSF: Physics-1988, Chemistry-1989 (1988)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Texas Medical Association