Douglas Mann, M.D., is the Lewin chair and professor of medicine, cell biology and physiology, chief of the division of cardiology at the Washington University School of Medicine, and cardiologist in chief at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed fellowships in clinical cardiology at the University of California San Diego, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He has received numerous awards including the Michael E. DeBakey award for excellence in research, the Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence, the Simon Dack Award from the American College of Cardiology for outstanding scholarship, the Hugh McCullough Award from the American Heart Association, and the Distinguished Mentor Award from the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Mann is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, the Association of University Cardiologists, The Association of Professors of Cardiology, and the American Clinical and Climatological Association. He is a past president of the Heart Failure Society and the Medical Alumnus of the Year award from Temple University School of Medicine.