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Knight Named Cooley Distinguished Professor

Professor researches heart rhythm disorders

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September 7, 2011 | by Jasmine Rangel

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Bradley P. Knight, M.D., professor of medicine in the Feinberg School of Medicine, has been named the Chester C. and Deborah M. Cooley Distinguished Professor of Cardiology.

Dr. Knight serves as the medical director of cardiac electrophysiology and the medical director of electrocardiography at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is a cardiac electrophysiologist who treats patients with heart rhythm disorders. He is actively involved in the training of new heart rhythm specialists and serves as the director of the clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellowship program at Northwestern.

Knight, who is affiliated with the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, is involved in several multicenter clinical trials that evaluate novel ablation tools and implantable devices, including a totally subcutaneous implantable defibrillator.

Knight has coauthored more than 200 scientific papers and is on the editorial board of several medical journals, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Rhythm Journal and the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. He is actively involved in the Heart Rhythm Society.
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