Pedro A. Jose
  Pedro A. Jose, Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology and Biophysics, Chairman of Molecular Physiology, Vice Chair of Pediatric Research at Georgetown University Medical Center, and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine.
   Dr. Jose is a Fellow of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research at the American Heart Association and is one of the first hypertension specialists certified by the American Society of Hypertension. He is also certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Sub-Board of Pediatric Nephrology. He has served in numerous leadership positions in the scientific community (e.g., American Society of Nephrology), voluntary organizations (e.g., the National Kidney Foundation and the American Heart Association), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He was Chair of the Cardiovascular and Renal Study Section of the NIH in 1996-1997. He was President of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology in 1990-1991.
   Dr. Jose has published over 200 scientific articles in prestigious journals including Nature Genetics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular Pharmacology, Hypertension, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and American Journal of Physiology. He is a member of the editorial board of several scientific publications, including the journal Hypertension. He has received several awards, including the William Peck Memorial Award for Research in Kidney Diseases, Dean¨s Prize for Biomedical Research, Georgetown University, Erica Bruck Clinical Lectureship, Children¨s Hospital of Buffalo (Buffalo, New York), and the Apolinario Mabini Award, Association of Philippine Physicians in America. Dr Jose received the Lewis K. Dahl Lecture Award at the 2003 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association.
   Dr. Jose has supervised more than 35 doctorate and postdoctoral students and 16 research scientists on projects involving hypertension. Dr. Jose has administered more than $10 million in grants related to hypertension from the National Kidney Foundation, American Heart Association, and the NIH (specifically, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases; and the National Center for Research Resources).

 

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