Kent Nilsson, MD

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership

    Professor of Biochemistry

Education

1996 B.A. with Distinction Chemistry; Minors - Biology and Ehtics University of Virginia
2001 M.A. Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2002 M.D. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Residency

2002 - 2003 Intern - Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins Hospital
2003-2005 Resident - Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins Hospital
2005 -2008 Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Cardiovascular Diseases Duke University Medical Center
2008 -2009 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2009 -2010 Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Duke University Medical Center

Academic Appointments

2010 - 2011 Medical Instructor - Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
2010-2013 Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
  • Affiliations

    Professional Organizations:

    Member, American College of Cardiology

    Member, American Heart Association

    Member,  American Society of Cell Biology

    Member, Heart Rhythm Society

  • Of Note

    • 1992 - 1996    The Jefferson Scholars Foundation Reginald & Julia Fleet Endowed Scholarship - The University of Virginia, Charlottesville,Virginia.
    • 1994, 1995    Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Fellow - The University of Virginia,Charlottesville, Virgnia.
    • 1995    Phi Beta Kappa - The University of Virginia, Charlottesville,Virginia.
    • 1996    Society of Sigma Xi's Undergraduate Research Award in the Physical Sciences - The University of Virginia, ·Charlottesville,Virginia.
    • 1998    Franklin Paine Mall Award (Top medical student, basic science) - Johns Hopkins University Schoolof Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • 2002    Warfield T.Longcope Prize (Top medical student, clinical rotations) - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • 2002    Alpha Omega Alpha - Johns Hopkins Un·iversity School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • 2003    Osler Intern Award- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • 2005    Chairman's Award fot Excellence -Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore,Maryland. 2006    Chief Res dent, (declined) - Johns Hopkins Hospital,Baltimore, Marytand.
    • 2010 - 2011 Barton F. Haynes Award - Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
    • 2011 - 2013  Claude Pepper Older American Independence Center Research Development Core Scholar - Duke University Medical Center,Durham, North Carolina.
    • 2011    Finalist - Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators Forum - Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.