Dr. Amit Khera has been named President of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC), a national organization of individuals with a dedicated interest in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Khera is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Preventive Cardiology Program at UT Southwestern. He specializes in cardiac risk assessment and risk factor modifications. Dr. Khera is also Program Director of the Cardiology Fellowship and holder of the Dallas Heart Ball Chair in Hypertension and Heart Disease.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Khera pursues his passion for preventing cardiac disease by conducting extensive research in the subject. He has published over 100 academic articles in the field.
Dr. Khera is an active member of multiple professional organizations, including the Texas Medical Association, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology.