University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Dr. Javed Butler is the Patrick H Lehan Chair of Cardiovascular Research, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, and Professor of Medicine and Physiology at the University of Mississippi. Prior to joining the University of Mississippi, he was Charles A Gargano Professor, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and co-Director of the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, NY, USA. Dr Butler served as Director for Heart Failure Research at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, and prior to this served as the director of the heart and heart-lung transplant programs at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA. Dr Butler received his medical degree from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, and then completed his residency training at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA. Dr Butler’s research interests focus on clinical trials in patients with heart failure. He is board-certified in cardiovascular medicine, advanced heart failure, and transplant medicine.