Ivor J. Benjamin, M.D., FAHA
Immediate Past President
Dr. Benjamin is immediate past president of the American Heart Association (AHA) for 2019-20. He is director of the Cardiovascular Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Benjamin is chairperson of the association’s Research Committee and a member of its Board of Directors, Corporate Operations Coordinating Committee, Executive Committee, International Committee and Science & Advisory Coordinating Committee. He is also a longtime member of the association’s Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences and Council on Clinical Cardiology.
Benjamin is the recipient of numerous medical honors, including the Pioneer Award of the National Institutes of Health and the Dr. Daniel D. Savage Memorial Service Award of the Association of Black Cardiologists.