Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness
Northeast Georgia Health System
Howard T. Walpole, Jr., MD, MBA, FACC, FSCAI
Howard Walpole is the Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness at Northeast Georgia Health System. Dr. Walpole practiced interventional cardiology for 25 years at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He served as Chief of Cardiac Sciences at Saint Thomas Hospital. Dr. Walpole received his BS degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia and his MD degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University. He also completed general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Emory University. He obtained an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Walpole is active in the American College of Cardiology where he previously served as governor of the Tennessee Chapter and was a member of the ACC Board of Trustees. He is the program director of the ACC’s Cardiovascular Summit and serves on the Finance Committee and is currently the chairman of the Investment Subcommittee. He will begin a 3 year term as ACC Treasurer in 2018.