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William T. O'Donnell, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Molecular Biology)
Princeton University, 1997.
MD
Emory University School of Medicine, 2005.
PhD (Genetics and Molecular Biology)
Emory University School of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2005-2008.
Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
American Board of Internal Medicine -- Cardiovascular Disease, 2011.
COCATS Level III Echocardiography, 2011.
COCATS Level II Nuclear Cardiology, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Gertz ZM, O'Donnell W, Raina A, Balderston JR, Litwack AJ, Goldberg LR: Implementation of a Computerized Order Entry Tool to Reduce the Inappropriate and Unnecessary Use of Cardiac Stress Tests With Imaging in Hospitalized Patients. Am J Cardiol 118(8): 1123-1127, October 2016 Notes: Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Raina A, Gertz Z, O'Donnell WT, Herrmann H, Forfia P: Pulmonary hypertension is a manifestation of congestive heart failure and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in octogenarians with severe aortic stenosis. Pulm Circ 5(3): 521-526, September 2015.

Gertz ZM, O'Donnell W, Raina A, Litwack AJ, Balderson, JR, Goldberg LR: Application of appropriate use criteria to cardiac stress testing in the hospital setting: limitations of the criteria and areas for improved practice. Clin Cardiol 38(1): 8-12, January 2015 Notes: Epub 2014 Oct 21.

Gertz ZM, McCauley BD, Raina A, O'Donnell W, Shellenberger C, Willhide J, Forfia PR, Herrmann HC: Estimation of oxygen consumption in elderly patients with aortic stenosis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 83(1): E128-133, January 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Jul 2.

Gertz ZM, Raina A, O'Donnell WT, McCauley BD, Shellenberger C, Kolansky DM, Wilensky RL, Forfia PR, Herrmann HC: Comparison of invasive and noninvasive assessment of aortic stenosis severity in the elderly. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5(3): 406-414, June 2012 Notes: Epub 2012 May 29.

Nakamoto M, Jin P, O’Donnell WT, Warren ST: Physiological identification of human transcripts translationally regulated by a specific microRNA. Hum Mol Genet 14(24): 3813-3821, December 2005 Notes: Epub 2005 Oct 20.

Lu R, Wang H, Liang Z, Ku L, O’Donnell WT, Li W, Warren ST, Feng Y : The fragile X protein controls microtubule-associated protein 1B translation and microtubule stability in brain neuron development. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101(42): 15201-15206, October 2004 Notes: Epub 2004 Oct 8.

O'Donnell WT, Ceman S, Reed M, Patton S, Pohl J, Warren ST: Phosphorylation influences the translation state of FMRP-associated polyribosomes. Hum Mol Genet 12(24): 3295-3305, December 2003 Notes: Epub 2003 Oct 21.

Boss V, Strohl K, O’Donnell WT, Decker M.: Intermittent hypoxia alters gene expression in the neonatal rat brain. 33rd Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. 2003.

O'Donnell WT, Ceman S, Warren ST.: Phosphorylation of the fragile X mental retardation protein regulates translation of its mRNA ligands. Am. J. Hum. Genet. 73: 1042, 2003.

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