Professor of Medicine Emeritus,
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Dr. Bertram Pitt, M.D., is Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. Dr. Pitt received his MD degree in 1959 from the University of Basel, Switzerland. He then did a fellowship in cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he remained on the faculty until leaving to direct the division of cardiology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine in 1977. Dr. Pitt has chaired or co-chaired a number of clinical trials in cardiology including SOLVD; ELITE I and II; Prevent; Rales and Ephesus and has over 500 articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Pitt has been a member of a numerous medical journal editorial boards and medical organizations, and has served as an advisor to the clinical trials branch of the NHLBI and a member of the FDA cardio-renal advisory board. He has been awarded the James B. Herrick Award by the Council of Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association and has been elected to the Society of Scholars of the Johns Hopkins University.