University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Alumni Awards Evening

Patrick E. McBride

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Associate Dean of Students, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Departments of Medicine and Family Medicine

"Dr. McBride is widely recognized as one of the leading experts on preventive cardiology in the United States..." wrote Dr. James H. Stein of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  Patrick's activities encompass the three areas of academic medicine:  education, research and clinical care.   His primary areas of research are in preventive cardiology, risk factors, and the quality of cardiovascular disease prevention in practice.  He has written or contributed to over 100 publications on heart disease risk and prevention.  He is a leader in developing and implementing statewide teaching programs on cardiovascular risk factors for physicians, nurses, dietitians, and physician's assistants, and he has received numerous local and national teaching awards.  Recently, Patrick was named President of the Heart Disease and Stroke Alliance for the State of Wisconsin Division of Health.