Ferrario Named Honorary Member of Spanish Hypertension Society

May 12, 2006

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center hypertension specialist Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D. was recently named an honorary member of the Spanish Society of Hypertension.

Ferrario was appointed to the organization during the opening ceremony of the society’s annual congress in Madrid. Each year, the board of directors of the Spanish Society of Hypertension and the Spanish League for the Fight against Arterial Hypertension honors an opinion leader for contributions to management, treatment and quality of life of hypertension patients through research and clinical practice.

Ferrario, professor of surgical sciences and physiology and pharmacology, is Dewitt Cordell professor of surgical research and director of the Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center at Wake Forest Baptist.


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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center 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 1,187 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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