June 13, 2014

Oparil, UAB earn high marks for treatment of hypertension

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suzanne oparilUAB and Professor Suzanne Oparil, M.D., director of UAB's Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, are listed among Expertscape's top 10 institutions and individual experts for their pre-eminent contributions to the understanding and treatment of hypertension.

The selections are based on its quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. See all the highly ranked specialists in this area at UAB.

Oparil was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1970 and has clinical interests in the areas of hyperaldosteroneism, hypertension, lipid management, preventive cardiology and renovascular hypertension.

Her research interests include pathogenesis of vascular disease and the pathophysiology and treatment of high blood pressure.