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Alexander G.G. Turpie, MD, FRCP, FACP, FACC, FRCPC

Dr. Alexander G.G. Turpie

Alexander G.G. Turpie is Emeritus Professor of medicine at McMaster University, and an internist on the staff of Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Dr Turpie received his medical education from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. After completing a residency at the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, as well as a residency and clinical research fellowship at Stobhill General Hospital, also in Glasgow, he served as a clinic lecturer for the University of East Africa Medical School in Nairobi, Kenya. He was later elected a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, of Glasgow and of London. Dr Turpie is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Cardiology, and has served on numerous professional and university-related committees throughout his career.

Dr Turpie is a prolific author, with over 700 published articles, abstracts, book chapters, and books. He is also a frequent lecturer at professional meetings worldwide. He is a reviewer for many journals, including Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, LANCET and The New England Journal of Medicine, as well as serving on the editorial board of Vascular Medicine Review and HeartDrug. He was also an external examiner in medicine for the MD and MBBS degree programmes of the University of the West Indies, and MB ChB programmes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr Turpie's research interests include new antithrombotic drugs in the management of venous and arterial thrombosis and anticoagulant therapy in patients with prosthetic heart valves.

Dr. A.G.G. Turpie acts as a consultant to:

  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • Pfizer
  • Bayer
  • Astellas
  • Portola

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