#38: Cardiologist Dr. Todd Anderson (University of Calgary) - How to Stay Healthy & the #1 Rule of Medicine



Today we are joined by Dr. Todd Anderson, a cardiologist by training who has had a variety of experience all the way from hands on medicine, to being the Director of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute and the Vice Dean at the Cumming School of Medicine (University of Calgary). 

Officially, his biography reads as follows:

Dr. Anderson is a clinician scientist at the University of Calgary in the Department of Medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Calgary and then undertook residency training in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology in Calgary. 

He pursued further research training in coronary physiology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School. 

Dr. Anderson returned to the University of Calgary in 1995 and is currently a Professor of Medicine within the Cumming School of Medicine. 

He has been funded by the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Institutes of Health, the Canadian Diabetes Association, and holds numerous physician initiated industry grants.

It was a great episode as we talked about health misconceptions, how to keep your heart healthy, the future of medicine, multi-disciplinary thinking, big pharma & the first rule of medicine.


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