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William Elliott, M.D. Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Pacific NW University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine


William J. Elliott, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Preventive Medicine,  Internal Medicine, and Pharmacology, Chief of the Division of Pharmacology, and Chair of The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, WA. After receiving the B.S. (summa cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame, he earned the M.D. and Ph.D. (in Bio-Organic Chemistry) from the University of Chicago. He trained in Internal Medicine and Pharmacology at Barnes Hospital and Washington University—St. Louis, and served as a member of the faculty of the University of Chicago from 1985-92. During the next 17 years at RUSH Medical College, he practiced, taught and did research on cardiovascular clinical pharmacology, focusing on epidemiologic studies of risk factors (including diagonal earlobe creases), laboratory investigations, federally-funded cooperative clinical trials, and many industry-supported endeavors, serving as principal investigator for about 200 clinical trials of new drugs.  Dr. Elliott holds Board Certification in both Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology. One of the inaugural “Specialists in Clinical Hypertension” and Fellows of the American Society of Hypertension, he contributed on five topics to  JNC VI, as well as to the “long version” of JNC 7. Some of his recent publications include meta-analyses of clinical trial results, putative risk factors for cardiovascular disease, cost-containment, pharmacoeconomics, and the assessment and enhancement of medication adherence. Dr. Elliott belongs to many professional societies interested in clinical pharmacology and in hypertension, including fellowship in the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Council. He has lectured on five continents, participated in the review process for many journals, societies, study sections, and funding agencies, and served as editor or co-editor for many books, monographs, and symposia. Among his honors are 29 awards for teaching excellence.

Dr. William Elliott discloses that he has author and editor relationships with Elsevier and Wolters Kluwer for which he received royalties. He discloses that he has no other relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation. 

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Making Sense of U.S. Hypertension Guidelines in 2019


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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William Elliott, M.D. Ph.D.
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First presented at the OPSO Annual Primary Care CME Conference on September 27, 2019. Join us for this on-demand CME presentation where William Elliott, MD provides his insightful (and always enterta...
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Cardiovascular & Renal Protection with Sodium-Glucose Linked Transporter Inhibitors or Glucagon-like Peptide-A1 Agonist?


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Physicians and medical professionals will learn why long-term randomized clinical trials against placebo were done to verify the cardiovascular safety of novel hypoglycemic agents. They will compare a...
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Efficacy and Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Physicians and medical professionals will review the estimated vaccine efficacy rate for at least 2 COVID-19 vaccines in adults, as established by large randomized clinical trials. They will be able t...
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Diagonal Earlobe Creases: A Physical Marker of Coronary Heart Disease


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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Physicians and medical professionals will review three (3) types of studies that show significant associated between diagonal earlobe creases and heart disease and name the most important confounder f...
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