Dr. Joseph Hill, a cardiologist from Dallas, has been named the new editor-in-chief of the esteemed scientific paper, Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Hill is a professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where he teaches internal medicine and molecular biology. He is also the chief of cardiology and director of the Harry S. Moss Heart Center. In addition, he is the James T. Willerson distinguished chair in cardiovascular diseases and the Frank M. Ryburn Jr. chair in heart research.
Hill attended Duke University School of Medicine, located in Durham, for his medical degree and Ph.D. in education. He went to the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, for his post-doctorate education at the molecular neurobiology laboratory. He also completed post-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, located in Boston.
“We are confident that Dr. Hill and his team will bring the highest possible level of energy, dedication and commitment to excellence in the publication of cardiovascular research,” Dr. Robert Carey, chair of the American Heart Association’s Scientific Publishing Committee, said.
Hill has actively volunteered with the American Heart Association (AHA) for more than a decade. He is now a part of the AHA’s National Research Committee as well as the Committee for Scientific Sessions Program.
Circulation journal chooses cardiologist as editor-in-chief