Board Certified Cardiology 

EDUCATION:
AB History, Washington University,
St. Louis, Missouri 1990

Doctor of Medicine, Tulane University,
School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA 07/98 – 05/01

M.P.H., Tulane University
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
New Orleans, LA 2001

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:

University of Florida
Interventional Cardiology Fellow
Gainesville, Florida7/1/08 – 6/30/09

Ochsner Clinic Department of Cardiology
Chief Fellow
New Orleans, LA7/1/07 – 6/30/08

Ochsner Clinic Department of Cardiology
Fellow in Cardiology
New Orleans, LA7/1/05 – 6/30/08

Tulane University Department of Internal Medicine
Chief Resident
New Orleans, LA7/1/04 – 6/30/05

Tulane University Department of Internal Medicine
Residency Program
New Orleans, LA7/1/01 – 6/30/04

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458

St. Bernard Parish Hospital
8000 W. Judge Perez Dr.
Chalmette, LA 70043

North Oaks Medical Center
15790 Paul Vega MD Drive,
Hammond, LA 7040

Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd
Covington, LA 70433

St Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S. Tyler St.
Covington LA 70433

Southern Surgical Hospital
1700 W. Lindberg Dr.
Slidell, LA 70458

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Herman L. Price, M.D. Clinical Excellence in Heart Failure
Ochsner Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant Center 2007

Outstanding Resident
Tulane Internal Medicine2002 – 2003

Tulane Medical Alumni Association
Student Recognition Award

Weinstein Key in History of Medicine

Scholarship Recipient of Tulane University
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Combined Degree Fellowship 1997 – 2001

MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES:

Preceptor, Medical Interviewing, Tulane SOM
Preceptor, Physical Diagnosis, Tulane SOM

UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

Member, New Orleans Veterans Admin. Hospital
Root Cause Analysis Committee (appointed) 2003
President, Student Executive Committee, Tulane SOM 2000-2001
Vice-President, Student Exec. Committee, Tulane SOM 1999-2000
President, Sophomore Class, Tulane SOM 1998-1999
President, History of Medicine Society, Tulane SOM 1998-1999
Representative Tulane History of Medicine Society 1997-1998
SMILE (Cancer Kids Buddy Program) 1997-1999
C. Thorpe Ray Internal Medicine Society
MD/MPH Interest Group
Vice-President of Health Sciences Center Search Committee
Dean of Tulane Medical School Search Committee
Honor Board
Curriculum Committee
Admissions Committee
Student Finance Committee
Academic Affairs Committee-Voting member of the Board of Governor’s Subcommittee

PUBLICATIONS, ABSTRACTS AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

American College of Cardiology, Fellow
American College of Physicians
American Medical Society
Society of General Internal Medicine
Licensure:  Alabama, #27596
Licensure:  Louisiana, #025656

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

Patterns of drug abuse treatment and utilization in a general population.

Rumi K. Price, Ph.D., M.P.E., Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., Richard W. Pearl, A.B.
NIDA Research Monograph, 1991;105:466-7. Portions also presented at the Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence 52nd Annual Meeting 1990.

Low Rates of HIV Infection Among Substance Abusers Reporting High Risk Behavior:  Trend or Time Bomb?

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., Wilson M. Compton, M.D., Gregory A. Storch, M.D., Susan Keating, B.N., Richard Pearl, A.B.
Presented at the 53rd Annual Committee on the Problems of Drug Dependence, 1991.

Daniel Bernoulli and the Flying Journey into Cardiovascular Physiology

Hector O. Ventura, M.D., Mandeep R. Mehra, M.D., Richard Pearl, A.B.
Presented at the Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science.

Case Report:  The use of Beta-blockers in Congestive Heart Failure

RW Pearl, JG, Wiese, Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA.  Clinical Cases Presentation for the Southern Society of General Internal Medicine and Society of General Internal Medicine in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Paroxysysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and Aplastic Anemia

J. Aliota, RW Pearl, JG Wiese, Department of Medicine, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA.
Clinical Cases Presentation for the Southern Society of General Internal Medicine and Society of General Internal Medicine in Vancouver, British Columbia.

PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEWS:

Hamm L. AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manual.  2006
Kipshidze N, Fareed J, Mosses J and Serruys P. Textbook of Interventional Cardiovascular Pharmacology.  First Edition. Informa 2007
Rosendorff C. Essential Cardiology:  Principles and Practice.  Second Edition.  Humana Press.  2005
Saw J, Exaire J, Lee D and Yadav J. Handbook of Complex Percutaneous Carotid Intervention.  First Edition.  Humana Press. 2007