Mark B. Taubman, M.D.

Mark B. Taubman, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 706
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Mark B. Taubman received his BA in Biochemistry from Columbia University and his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. He subsequently completed a Residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at the Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard Medical School. After 5 years on the faculty of the Brigham and Women's Hospital, he joined the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where he developed a well-funded research program in vascular biology, focusing on the regulation of pro-inflammatory and pro-thrombotic molecules in smooth muscle cells and in the arterial wall.

In addition to his research program, Dr. Taubman was the Director of the Cardiology Fellowship, the Principal Investigator of an NIH training grant in Molecular Cardiology, and the Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD-PhD). In 2003, Dr. Taubman moved to the University of Rochester as Chief of the Cardiology Division, and the Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute. In 2007, Dr. Taubman was appointed Chairman of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Taubman has served as a charter member of the AICS study section of the NHLBI and the Chairman of the Research Committee of the National American Heart Association (AHA). In 2006, in recognition of his contributions to vascular biology, he received the Russell Ross Memorial Award of the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Council of the AHA. In 2007, Dr. Taubman was named Editor-in-Chief of the AHA journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Mark Taubman serves as the Charles A. Dewey Professor and Chairman of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Taubman received his medical degree at the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed fellowships in Cardiology at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital. Prior to coming to the University of Rochester, Dr. Taubman served as Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City

Awards & Honors (Local)

Alpha Omega Alpha 2004
Special Recognition Award, Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology 2002
Distinguished Research Award, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School Of Medicine 1996
Irma T. Hirschl Award "Isolation and characterization of genes regulating blood vessel growth 1991 - 1995
NIH Clinical Investigator Award "Vascular smooth muscle cDNA contractile protein clones" Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 1984 - 1989
NIH Institutional Training Grant for Cardiovascular Research Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 1983 - 1984
NIH Training Grant Medical Scientist Training Program, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 1972 - 1978

Patents

Tissue Factor Pathway Inhibition as a Treatment Strategy for Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

United States Serial NO.: 11/576,773
Filed Date: October 7, 2005
Title: Treatment of Pulmonary Hylertension uisng An Agent that Inhibits a Tissue Factor Pathway
Invented by: R. James White, Mark Taubman

Current Appointments

Dean, School of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Dean's Office, SMD (SMD) - Primary Administrative
CEO, University of Rochester Medical Center - Department of Office of VP for Health Sciences (URMC) - Primary Administrative
University Vice President for Health Sciences - Department of Office of VP for Health Sciences (URMC) - Primary Administrative
Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | New York Univ Sch Medicine1978
MS | Pre-Medical | New York Univ Sch Medicine1976
BA | Biochemistry | Columbia University1972

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research in Cardiology at Children s Hospital07/01/1984 - 06/30/1989
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Brigham and Women's Hospital07/01/1981 - 06/30/1983
Residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital07/01/1979 - 06/30/1981
Internship in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital07/01/1978 - 06/30/1979