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Carl J Pepine, MD

Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

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About me

Carl J. Pepine, MD, is a doctor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1962 with his bachelor’s degree.

As he started medical school at Rutgers in New Jersey with his MD in 1966, Pepine stayed in the northeast for his internship at Allegheny General Hospital, a University of Pittsburgh affiliate. His two residencies were at Jefferson Medical College Hospital and Regional Naval Medical Center. He completed both fellowships in 1971 and became board certified in Internal Medicine and the subspeciality of Cardiovascular Disease.

He is currently a principal investigator of many NIH- and industry-funded research projects on cardiovascular disease in women, IHD, hypertension, heart failure, and cell-based therapy, with continuous peer-reviewed federal research funding (DoD, NIH, VA Merit) for over 40 years.

Pepine served as Chief of the UF Division of Cardiovascular Medicine from 1998–2008 and Chief of Cardiology, VA Medical Center, from 1978–1994. He has published more than 1,100 scientific articles, has edited 6 textbooks, and has been on the editorial boards of all major cardiovascular journals. He is the founding editor of Cardiology Today and Editor-in-Chief for American Heart Journal Plus: Cardiology Research and Practice. Pepine is currently the co-director of CTSI Multi-site Study Support Team at the National Center for Research.

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Active clinical trials


The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of early treatment with evolocumab plus routine lipid management vs routine lipid management alone when administered in the acute setting to reduce myocardial infarction, ischemic…

Carl J Pepine
Accepting Candidates
18 Years - 99 Years
Gut Organoid Study

The study will compare basic properties of gut epithelia of hypertensive and normotensive reference subjects. The study will determine if there are fundamental differences in the gut epithelium in hypertension compared to normotension.

Carl J Pepine
Accepting Candidates
18 Years - 80 Years
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Top areas of exploration

  • Coronary Disease , 195 publications
  • Myocardial Ischemia , 181 publications
  • Coronary Artery Disease , 147 publications
  • Hypertension , 141 publications

Research activity

1,040 publications

48,644 citations

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