David Mattson

David Mattson, PhD

Chair, Department of Physiology



Dr. David L. Mattson, an established hypertension investigator and academic leader at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is chair of the Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Mattson, joined the MCG leadership team July 1, and was named Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Hypertension.

"Dr. Mattson is a passionate investigator and educator who leads by his enthusiastic example and by making the success of those around him a priority,” says MCG Dean Dr. David Hess. “He is a natural fit for the great strengths we have in cardiovascular disease in the Vascular Biology Center, Georgia Prevention Institute and the Department of Physiology, and for MCG’s commitment to addressing the number one killer in our state and nation from every angle."

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