Elaine G. Hadden Distinguished Visiting Author: Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
For twenty years, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz has treated human patients at the UCLA Medical Center, developed imaging techniques and lectured to thousands of medical students, residents, fellows, colleagues and community members. Currently she is cardiac consultant for the Los Angeles Zoo and a member of the Zoo's Medical Advisory Board as well as the Director of Imaging for the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center. Her outstanding rapport with students has won her numerous teaching awards and made her a popular professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where she lectures about cardiovascular physiology, cardiovascular pharmacology, echocardiography and bioengineering. Her writing has appeared in many scientific and medical publications.
Barbara is a member of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) Working Group entitled, "Infusing Evolutionary Thinking into Medical Education." With Daniel Blumstein, Chair of the UCLA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, she created and curated Evolutionary Medicine Month at UCLA.
Barbara earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Harvard University and received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco.