Dr. William E. Boden is Professor of Medicine at Albany Medical College and, in early 2012, assumed duties as the Chief of Medicine at the Samuel S. Stratton Albany VA Medical Center, and as Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, at Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY. Dr. Boden’s principal research interests include studies in stable ischemic hearts disease, post-myocardial infarction (MI) secondary prevention, acute coronary syndromes, and dyslipidemia in post-MI and coronary artery disease (CAD). Dr. Boden has been involved in clinical research investigator activities as the project director, study chairman and co-chairman for multicenter clinical trials, and served as a principal investigator, steering committee member, and consultant for numerous clinical research grant activities funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the NIH, and industry. Dr. Boden has lectured widely and written over 380 peer-reviewed publications, original articles, books, chapters, and abstracts. He has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America continuously since 2003.