Bertram Pitt

Professor of Medicine Emeritus,
University of Michigan,
School of Medicine,
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Bertram Pitt

Bertram Pitt is Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

He is diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and of the American Board of Cardiology.

He is a member of several professional societies such as the American College of Cardiology, the

American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Physiological Society – Circulation Group the American Federation for Clinical Research and the American Heart Association.

He has received awards like the Forest Dewey Dodrill Award for Excellence in 2001 and the James B. Herrick Award in 2005 (both from the American Heart Association).

He has published more than 500 papers in the most important peer-reviewed journals dealing with cardiovascular diseases (Circulation, American Heart Journal, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Hypertension, European Heart Journal…). He is the first author of RALES and EPHESUS and he is currently leading large scale trials investigating the clinical benefit of mineralocorticoid receptor blockade in cardiac patients.