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Ades Receives Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Association Honor

Phillip Ades, M.D.
UVM Professor of Medicine Phillip Ades, M.D. (Photo: Raj Chawla/UVM Med Photo)

University of Vermont Professor of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care cardiologist Philip Ades, M.D., received the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Presidential Recognition Award at the organization’s 28th Annual Meeting held in Nashville, Tenn., October 3 to 5, 2013.

The award, which honors individuals for their commitment to the advancement of the AACVPR mission, provides an opportunity for the outgoing AACVPR president to formally recognize and thank individuals who have made significant contributions during the president’s term and to the association as a whole.

Ades serves as director of cardiac rehabilitation and preventive cardiology and has been performing clinical research in cardiac rehabilitation since 1984. His current areas of interest are research in the treatment of obesity in cardiac rehabilitation and the treatment of older patients in cardiac rehab. In addition, he is a past president of AACVPR and a past editor of the official AACVPR journal, the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (JCRP). Ades has shared his expertise at several AACVPR educational events.