Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
David Marc Mirvis, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cardiovascular education.
Hoping to leave the world a better place than he found it, Dr. Mirvis has dedicated his career to cardiovascular education. His goal is to use his knowledge to reach as many people as possible, who can, in turn, spread it to others. In addition to his positions as an adjunct professor in the Department of Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a professor emeritus in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, he is also recognized as a senior research fellow at the Methodist LeBonheur Center for Health Care Economics at the University of Memphis, and on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Cardiology, the American Journal of Noninvasive Cardiology, and the Journal of Electrocardiology. In 2018, he authored “Research Project Regarding Health Care Delivery Services.”
Prior to his current endeavors, Dr. Mirvis garnered experience in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, serving in roles such as director of the MD-MS Program in Health Systems Studies, director of health policy focus for the Graduate Program in Health Science Administration, graduate faculty for the Masters Program in Epidemiology, the Graduate Program in Health Science Administration, and director of the Center for Health Services Research. He also served the institution as the director of the Division of Health Services and Health Policy Research in the Department of Preventive Medicine, professor of medicine and preventative medicine, associate dean for VA Medical Center Affairs, and chief of the Section of Medical Physics. At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, he has held the title of health policy fellow for the Howard Baker Center for Applied Public Policy, and at the Memphis VA Medical Center, he has held the titles of chief of staff and chief of the cardiology section. He was a cardiologist at the UT Medical Group (now University Clinical Health) from 1978 to 1987.
A respected voice in the field, Dr. Mirvis has reviewed publications such as the American Heart Journal, Chest, Circulation, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He has also served on the abstract review committees of the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology. In total, he has contributed to 17 book chapters, 164 articles, and 100 abstracts, as well as 38 articles for Tennessee Medicine. Further, he was the associate producer of the “It Matters Series” on WKNO TV and the author and editor of “Body Surface Electrocardiographic Mapping.”
Dr. Mirvis prepared for his career by earning a bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University in 1966 and an MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1970. He completed an internship at the University of Tennessee from 1970 to 1971, an assistant residency in medicine and a chief residency in medicine from 1973 to 1974, and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases from 1975 to 1977. From 1971 to 1973, he was a research associate in cardiovascular physiology for the U.S. Public Health Service. He is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Tennessee, and is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Mirvis is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Central Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Federation for Clinical Research, the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, Sigma Xi, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He is a fellow on the Council on Circulation for the American Heart Association.
Throughout his career, Dr. Mirvis has received numerous accolades for his achievements. He was honored with Special Recognition for Public Service by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2005, the Research Center Development Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health from 1979 to 1984, and the National Research Service Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health from 1976 to 1977. His achievements were detailed among the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.
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