David J. Schneider, MD, FACC, FAHA - Director
In August, 2013,
David Schneider, MD, was named to succeed Burton E. Sobel, MD, as Director of
CVRI-VT. Dr. Schneider is a Professor of Medicine at The University of
Vermont and Director of Cardiovascular Services for The University of
Vermont Health Network.
Following medical school at the University of Cincinnati and
residency at the University of Colorado, where he served as Chief Medical
Resident, Dr. Schneider completed his fellowship at Washington University, St.
Louis under Dr. Sobel.
Dr. Schneider has won awards as both a student and a
physician/scientist (including UVM’s 2013 Department of Medicine Research
Mentor Award for mentorship of a fellow or resident) and has been named teacher
of the year four times. He has an active research program focused on causal
connections between diabetes and heart disease, and the role of platelets in
the development and progression of atherosclerosis.
Dr. Schneider holds several patents including
the use of a novel biomarker, FcɣRIIa, as
a precision tool to guide care of patients with atherosclerotic vascular
He is active in national and international professional societies,
is a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Cardiology, and
has published more than 150 manuscripts, authored numerous chapters, and edited a
book titled Diabetes and Heart Disease.
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