Peter P. Toth


Director of Preventive Cardiology

CGH Medical Center

Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

University of Illinois School of Medicine

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Michigan State University

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Toth received his B.A. in Biochemistry from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Michigan State University. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and Sigma Xi. He is a past president of the National Lipid Association and immediate past president of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He is President-Elect of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology.

Dr. Toth has authored and coauthored over four hundred publications in medical and scientific journals and textbooks. He is Series Editor of Springer’s textbook collection in Contemporary Cardiology. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Year in Lipid Disorders (Atlas Publishing, Oxford, UK) and an Associate Editor for the Year Book of Endocrinology (Elsevier, New York). He is coeditor with Antonio Gotto of the textbook, Comprehensive Management of High Risk Cardiovascular Patients (Taylor and Francis, New York) with Michael Davidson of Therapeutic Lipidology (Humana, Philadelphia), with Dominic Sica of Current Controversies in Dyslipidemia Management (Atlas Publishing, Oxford), with Kevin Maki of Practical Lipid Management (Wiley-Blackstone, London), with Christopher Cannon of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care in the Primary Care Setting (Springer Humana, Philadelphia), Domenic Sica of Clinical Challenges in Hypertension vols I and II (Clinical Publishing, Oxford, UK), Cardiac Lipoglucotoxicity with Vasu Raghavan, and Lipoproteins in Diabetes Mellitus with Alicia Jenkins and Timothy Lyons. He has lectured on many topics in cardiovascular medicine throughout the world.