Vincent Robinson

Garrison Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Med

Vincent Robinson

Garrison Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Med

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Radiology and Imaging

Bio

Dr. Robinson graduated with his medical degree in 1976 from the University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, followed by Internal Medicine Residency, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Calgary, Foothills Hospital, Alberta, Canada. I n 1985-1988 Dr. Robinson was awarded the Alberta Heritage Clinical Research Fellowship at the University of Calgary. He subsequently became Director of Nuclear Cardiology and consultant cardiologist at The Moncton Hospital, N.B., Canada. Since 1994, Dr. Robinson has been Co-Director of Nuclear Cardiology, Medical College of Georgia, and formerly Chief of Cardiology Services, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia. Research interests include capacitance physiology, assessment of coronary flow reserve in coronary artery disease, and clinical thromboembolism. Awards and honors include Outstanding Manuscript, vol.31, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 1991. Dr. Robinson’s research on transient ischemic dilation in myocardial perfusion studies has recently been abstracted by Practical Reviews in Nuclear Medicine 2000 for dissemination to physicians in the field. In 2005, he introduced a new “provoked” D-dimer test for possible improvement in diagnostic test performance. Dr. Robinson is married to Anna-Maria, who has completed post-graduate studies in Psychology and has begun work in Behavioral Psychology.

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Education

  • MD, Medicine University of West Indies, 1976

Certifications

  • Michigan 2003

  • Maine 2002

  • Georgia 2001

  • New Brunswick, Canada 1994

  • Diplomate, Specialty of Cardiovascular Disease 1989

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Cardiology Royal College of Physicians of Canada, 1984

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Internal Medicine Royal College of Physicians of Canada, 1982

  • PHY GA STATE MEDICAL BOARD, 1993

  • CBNC Cert. Board of Nuclear Card, 1996

  • ABIMC American Board of Int. Med, 1989

  • ABIM American Board of Int. Med, 1981

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Faculty Award / Clinical Research GRU Faculty Senate, 2015

  • • Appointment to Glen E. Garrison, M.D., Distinguished Chair Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Inducted into the GRU Academy of Medical Educators School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2012

  • Inducted into the GRU Academy of Medical Educators School of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2012

  • The Distinguished Mentor of the Year Award Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • RCAR 5000

    Cardiology
  • GMED 5017

    Cardiology Consult
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • GMED 5011

    Medicine Sub-I
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Myocardial Infarction after Physical Exertion in Healthy Young Patient with Coronary Artery Ectasia and Sickle Cell Trait, 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Can a-Lipoic Acid Mitigate Progression of Aging-Related Decline Caused by Oxidative Stress?, 2014
    Manuscript
  • Brain natriuretic hormone predicts stress-induced alterations in diastolic function, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Embolic Stroke Diagnosed by Elevated D-dimer in a Patient with Negative TEE for Cardioembolic Source, 2014
    Manuscript
  • Brain natriuretic hormone predicts stress-induced alterations in diastolic function., 2014
    Manuscript

College Service

  • Family Practice Symposium, Continuing Medical 2012 - 2012

    Role: Other
  • Medical Education Research Certificate, Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges 2011 - 2011

  • Questionnaire and Survey Workshop, MCG School of Medicine's Education Discovery Institute 2010 - 2010