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Matthew Burg, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Matthew Burg, PhD



Dr. Burg is a clinical psychologist whose research concerns the contribution of stress and emotional factors to incident cardiovascular disease and prognosis, the pathophysiology underlying this risk, and the development and testing of behavioral interventions to mitigate this risk. His focus includes patients at risk for hypertension, and those with ischemic heart disease, cardiac arrhythmia, and congestive heart failure, and his work is funded by both the NIH and the Veterans Administration.

Education & Training

  • Post-doctoral Fellow
    Duke University School of Medicine (1986)
  • PhD
    West Virginia University (1984)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Excellence in Health Psychology Research AwardAmerican Psychological Association2022

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