Professor of Medicine
Dr. Gottlieb trained at Brown University, University of Chicago and Mt Sinai in New York. He has been at the University of Maryland for 24 years, and is currently Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Clinical Research Program in Cardiology. Stephen’s investigations center on the physiology and therapy of congestive heart failure. This has included a particular interest in neurohormonal activation and renal function in CHF patients. He is an expert on the interaction of heart failure and renal dysfunction, having studied the impact of medications and interventions on renal function in heart failure patients. Stephen was United States Principal Investigator of the ground-breaking MERIT-HF evaluation of beta blockers. He has published about the interaction of depression and heart failure, and he has investigated the effects of home telemonitoring, sleep abnormalities and genetic polymorphisms in heart failure patients.