Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease

ICMD Faculty and Staff


Hypertension, stroke, diabetes and obesity are among the biggest health problems in Texas. The Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease is dedicated to improving prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases, as well as rehabilitation of their victims.

With an intradisciplinary team of clinical, basic science and behavioral scientists, we are a unique “big tent” for collaborative, cutting-edge research and educational opportunities devoted to cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Our internationally-known researchers combine their unique perspectives and expertise to address the full range of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors across the life span.

ICMD Purpose

Improve cardiovascular and metabolic health for all

ICMD Vision

Be internationally renowned leaders in the fight against cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

ICMD Mission

Establish ourselves as a premiere research institute for training future scientists and healthcare professionals


Meet the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease faculty and staff


For more information, contact Lisa Marquez at 817-735-2082.

This page was last modified on May 21, 2018