University of Wisconsin–Madison

About Us

About the Cardiovascular Research Center

The UW Cardiovascular Research Center is housed in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Its members are from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Education, the College of Engineering, the College of Letters and Science, the Graduate School, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the School of Pharmacy and the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Sixteen different departments within the School of Medicine and Public Health are represented among the membership. Over 130 faculty and scientists with diverse interests in cardiovascular research are currently members of the Center.

Center Administration Executive Committee

  • Richard L. Moss, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies for the School of Medicine and Public Health and Professor of Cell and Regenerative Biology
  • K. Craig Kent, MD, A.R. Curreri Professor of Surgery, Chair of the Department of Surgery and Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery
  • Thomas Grist, MD, is Professor and Chair of Radiology
  • Jonathan C. Makielski, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Jon S. Matsumura, MD, Professor of Vascular Surgery