Robert S. Rosenson, MD, is Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he serves as Director of Cardiometabolic Disorders.
Dr. Rosenson earned his medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then served his residency in medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He later completed a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Chicago that was followed by an additional year of training as a Research Associate in lipoprotein metabolism
Dr. Rosenson has been involved in numerous grant-supported research investigations studying the effects of lipid-lowering therapy, hypoglycemic therapy, and antihypertensive agents in inflammation, thrombogenesis, and rheology. He has served as Principal Investigator on a number of NIH-funded research studies, pharmaceutical-sponsored drug trials, and multicenter studies. Recently, he served as Global Principal Investigator of the PLASMA I, PLASMA II and FRANCIS trials. He has been an invited speaker at more than 200 national and international association meetings, grand rounds, and symposia. He has authored nearly a total of 600 journal articles, book chapters, abstracts, and electronic publications for Up To Date Medicine.