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Kim A. Williams

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– Graduated from the University of Chicago in 1975
– Graduated from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in 1979

– Holds board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and cardiovascular computed tomography
– Served on the faculty of various medical schools including Rush University Medical Center
– Held positions such as president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
– Currently serves as the head of the cardiology department at Rush University Medical Center
– Became the 24th Chair of the University of Louisville Department of Medicine in July 2022

– Adopted veganism in 2003
– Published an essay on veganism and cardiovascular benefits in MedPage Today
– Wrote the foreword to the book “Healthy at Last” by Eric Adams
– Maintained his enthusiasm for plant-based diets based on medical literature and personal experience
– Faced questions about his views and motives for promoting veganism

– Featured in articles in The University of Chicago Magazine and MedPage Today
– Profile available on LinkedIn
– Mentioned in Rush Medical College articles
– Quoted in a NY Times Well blog post
– Referenced in a UofL News article

Other Mentions:
Viva! Health
– What is Vegetarianism? (1886)
– Shelleys Vegetarianism (1891)
– Behind the Scenes in Slaughter-Houses (1892)
– Why I Am a Vegetarian (1895)

Kim A. Williams (Wikipedia)

Kim Allan Williams Sr. (born 1954) is an American cardiologist. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and served as its president from 2015 to 2016. He is currently a trustee of the organization.

Kim A. Williams
Alma materUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Occupation(s)Chair, UofL Dept. of Medicine, Doctor, Professor, Cardiovascular health, Prevention of cardiovascular disease
EmployerUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine
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