George L. Bakris, MD, FASN, BRCU Faculty
Dr. Bakris served on the Cardio-renal Advisory Board of the FDA and consultant to CMS. He served on many national guideline committees, including The Joint National Committee JNC 7 executive committee and writing group, the Am. Diabetes Associ. (ADA) Clinical Practice Guideline Committee, and the K-DOQI, Blood Pressure and Diabetes Guideline committees.
He Chaired the ADA Blood Pressure Consensus Report (2016) and served on the ACC/AHA writing committee on the Resistant Hypertension Consensus report (2016-2017). Dr. Bakris is the past-president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and the American Society of Hypertension (ASH). He is the recipient of the Irvine Page-Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award-Am Heart Assoc. BP Council (2019) and National Kidney Foundation of Illinois Lifetime Service Award.