Craig M. Pratt, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Program Director, Cardiovascular Diseases
The Methodist Hospital, Houston
Dr. Pratt received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine and his residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases from the University of California, Davis. His academic career spans more than 30 years with previous academic appointments at UC Davis and Baylor College of Medicine.
He is a leader in the field of cardiovascular diseases whose primary interest is in the education of clinical, academic and research cardiologists. He has received multiple teaching awards from both residents and fellows. An internationally recognized researcher, Dr. Pratt has authored more than 300 peer reviewed journal publications and book chapters. In addition to serving as Program Director of Cardiovascular Diseases, he is Vice Chairman of Research and Education for the Department of Cardiology, Director of Research for the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, and Medical Director of the Coronary Intensive Care Unit and the Electrocardiography and Exercise Testing Laboratories at The Methodist Hospital.
He is a member of numerous professional societies including Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and member of the American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society, and American Medical Association. Dr. Pratt also serves on a number of national and international committees.
He has been involved in drug research and development for over 30 years and is a consultant to the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research for the Food and Drug Administration, and is the former chairman of the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee for the FDA.