Suzanne Oparil, MD

Title: Cardiologist

Company: The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Location: Birmingham, AL United States

Achievements:

  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Honoree, Physiologists in Training Distinguished Research Lecture, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Medical Center, The University of Mississippi (2017)
  • Honoree, Honorary Learning Community Namesake Recognition, Assistant Dean for Community Engaged Scholarship, School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (2017)
  • Honoree, B-Metro 2017 Top Women in Medicine, Birmingham Metro (B-Metro) Living (2017)
  • Recipient, Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Research, Honors & Awards Committee, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Alumni Association (2017)
  • Recipient, Novartis Excellence Award for Hypertension Research, Council on Hypertension Awards Committee, AHA Hypertension Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, Inc. (2016)
  • Honoree, Elected Member, Hall of Fame Class of 2016, Alabama Healthcare (2016)
  • Recipient, 2015 Mentor of the Year Award, Postgraduate Division, Annual Sessions, The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (2016)
  • Recipient, National Physician of the Year Award for Clinical Excellence, Top Doctors Eleventh Annual National Ceremony, Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2016)
  • Fellow, American Physiological Society (2015)
  • Recipient, American Society of Hypertension Harriet Dustan Award, Scientific Awards Committee & Board of Directors, American Society of Hypertension (2014)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, School of Medicine, Board of Trustees, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (2014)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, Tulane Health Sciences, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (2014)
  • Honoree, 2014 Elected Honorary Member, Council of the Association of University Cardiologists, Association of University Cardiologists (2013)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Scientist Award (Translational Domain), Convocation, American College of Cardiology Foundation (2013)
  • Recipient, Honoree Award, Annual ASH Meeting, ASH Foundation, American Society of Hypertension (2013)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award for Recognition of Exceptional Leadership and Devoted Service, Gulf Central Chapter, American Society of Hypertension (2011)
  • Recipient, Dr. John Foerster Distinguished Lecture Award for Lifetime Achievements in the Field of Cardiovascular Medicine, Winnipeg Heart International Conference, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences (2011)
  • Honoree, Designated Specialist in Clinical Hypertension, American Society of Hypertension (2010)
  • Recipient, Virginia Frantz ’22 Award, Distinguished Women in Medicine (2010); Fellow, American Society of Hypertension (2010)
  • Honoree, Honorary Member, Hungarian Society of Hypertension (2009)
  • Honoree, Honorary Member, Czech Society of Hypertension (2008)
  • Recipient, Harriet Dustan Lecture Award, Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association, Inc. (2008)
  • Honoree, Profesor Distinguido Honoris Causa, La Sociedad de Hipertensión Arterial de México (2006)
  • Honoree, Celebration, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia (2004)
  • Honoree, Caroline Duncan Distinguished Woman in Medicine Visiting Professor, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University (2003)
  • Recipient, Irving Page-Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award, Council for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association, Inc. (2002)
  • Honoree, Leonard Share Distinguished Visiting Professor, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2002)
  • Honoree, Carl Ludwig Distinguished Lecturer, The American Physiological Society (2002)
  • Recipient, The Max Cooper Award for Research Excellence, Department of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (2001)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Visiting Professor Award, University of California San Francisco (2001)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, The Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control (2000)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1997)
  • Recipient, A. Ross Mclntyre Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1996)
  • Honoree, Joy Goodwin Distinguished Lecturer, Auburn University (1996)
  • Recipient, Founder’s Award, The Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (1995)
  • Recipient, President’s Achievement Award, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1995)
  • Honoree, The Nation’s Top 20 Women Health Leaders, The Medical Herald (1995)
  • Honoree, Honorary Professor, Peking Union Medical College (1994)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology Foundation (1985, 1992)
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, Inc. (1986)
  • Recipient, Annual Award, National Board, The Medical College of Pennsylvania (1984)
  • Established Investigator Fellow, American Heart Association, Inc. (1978)
  • Recipient, Young Investigator Award, International Society of Hypertension (1979)
  • Cardiology Fellow, NIH (1971)
  • Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine, Cardiac Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital (1968-1971)
  • Honorary Fellow, Council on High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association, Inc.;
  • Honorary Fellow, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, American Heart Association, Inc.;
  • Nominee, 34th Annual Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases, McGill University
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (1997-2007, 2009-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2006, 2008-2009, 2011-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2011)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2007)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2011)

Designations:

  • Doctor of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University

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