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Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Researchers Win Accolades from Peers

The Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine is turning heads nationally.

Researchers at the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM) at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas have been recognized by their respective professional organizations.

IEEM’s director Dr. Benjamin Levine, a cardiologist on the Texas Health Dallas medical staff and professor of internal medicine and Distinguished Professor in Exercise Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center has been presented with the 2020 Distinguished Scientist Award (Translational Domain) by the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Renie Guilliod was inducted as a Fellow in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine by the Board of Directors of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). Guilliod is medical and fellowship program director of IEEM’s Hyperbaric Medicine Unit and a hyperbaric medicine physician on the Texas Health Dallas medical staff as well as assistant professor of internal medicine, anesthesiology and pain management, and physical medicine and rehabilitation at UT Southwestern.

“These recognitions for Dr. Levine and Dr. Guilliod speak not only to their own dedication and acumen in their quest for clinical excellence, but also to the quality of research and treatment provided by the professionals at the IEEM,” said Mark Feldman, M.D., internal medicine chair at Texas Health Dallas via release.

ACC called Levine “A world-renowned sports cardiologist – and one of the founding authorities in the field of sports and exercise cardiology – Dr. Levine is a prolific author and a sought-after editor, as well as an active mentor and educator of the next generation of sports and exercise cardiologists nationally and internationally.”

“It’s a tremendous benefit to have an advanced facility like the IEEM here on the Texas Health Dallas campus,” said Jim Parobek, president of Texas Health Dallas via release. “Dr. Levine and Dr. Guilliod help set the pace for research and care that benefit consumers in North Texas and around the world.”

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