Cardiologist Elected President of the Association of Professors of Cardiology

January 25, 2005

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Cardiologist William C. Little, M.D. has been elected president of the Association of Professors of Cardiology. Little is professor of medicine and chief of cardiology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Little received his medical degree in 1975 from Ohio State University. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Virginia Hospitals and a fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Little is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. He is the author of more than 175 scientific publications.

The Association of Professors of Cardiology is a non-profit organization established in 1990 to promote the professional development of its members, lead the effort to train cardiovascular specialists and be the voice of academic cardiology.


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About Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: Wake Forest Baptist is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,298 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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