The educational concept and design were developed by Dr. Abdulla M. Abdulla, who is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and prior Chief of Cardiology at the Medical College of Georgia. He is the Medical Editor, designer, developer and a major contributor of educational material for HeartSite.com and CardiologySite.com. Dr. Abdulla has over 18 years of experience in computer-based learning and has applied innovative technology in teaching medical students and patients since the early 1980's. He is the recipient of a dozen ‘Teacher of the Year’ awards from a medical school and was the founding Medical Editor of ‘Physicians & Computers’ until the winter of 2000, when he resigned to devote more time to web-based medical education. He is also a former Teaching Scholar of The American Heart Association and has lectured internationally on computer-based medical education. Dr. Abdulla is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Pacemakers and was elected to the AOA Honors society. Dr. Abdulla has published multiple research studies and has written chapters in medical text books.
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Developer and Medical Editor: Dr. Abdulla M. Abdulla