Vera Bittner, MD

Bittner-VeraProfessor
Dept. of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Contact Information:

Office Address: LHRB 310
Phone: 205-934-7336
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Websites: School of Medicine Faculty Profile

Education:

Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Fachbereich Medizin
Physikum, 1978

University of South Alabama, College of Medicine
MD, 1981

University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.P.H. Epidemiology, 1995

Post-Graduate Training:

North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Intern, Internal Medicine, 1981-2

North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Resident, Internal Medicine, 1982-4

University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Fellow, Cardiovascular Disease, 1984-7 

Research Description:

Dr. Bittner’s research is focused on secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, in particular lipid-lowering therapy and cardiac rehabilitation, and an additional emphasis on coronary heart disease in women.

Publications

DRC Membership Category:

Senior Scientist