2011 Humanitarian Award
Congratulations to David E. Montgomery, MD, PhD, one of the four winners of the 2011 Humanitarian Award awarded by NMH to members of the Northwestern Memorial family who exemplify the ideals and humanitarianism of Dr. King.
About Dr. Montgomery:
BS: Morehouse College, Biology (1996)
PhD: University of Illinois at Chicago, Physiology & Biophysics (2001)
MD: Northwestern University (2005)
"My previous research sought to enlarge our understanding of the role of cardiac thin filament proteins, specifically the troponin regulatory complex, in physiologic, beat-to-beat ventricular function; the myofilament contributions to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; and most recently, the importance of troponin signaling in the progression of cardiac failure. Clinically, I plan to focus on cardiovascular disease and more definitive approaches to the problems facing the cardiac patient. My ultimate career goal is to help advance our state of thinking on critical issues in cardiovascular medicine through translational research and innovative patient care. In the intervening time, more specific clinical and research interests are evolving."