Cardiologist Dudley Goulden, MD, elected chief of staff at UTHSCT

Friday, February 27, 2009

Dudley Goulden, MD, chief of cardiology and professor of medicine, has been elected chief of staff at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

He succeeds Thomas Belt, MD, the immediate past chief of staff.

“We have an excellent, dedicated medical staff. It is indeed an honor to be elected and represent the medical staff in our day-to-day patient care activities,” Dr. Goulden said.

UTHSCT President Dr. Kirk A. Calhoun said, “I am very pleased that someone of Dr. Goulden’s clinical skills, business understanding, and fairness has been elected chief of our medical staff. I’m confident that his leadership will continue to assist the Health Science Center achieve excellence in its role as the academic medical center for all of East Texas.”

Dr. Goulden is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and nuclear cardiology.

He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Texas Medical Association, the Smith County Medical Society, and the American Heart Association.

He first joined UTHSCT in 1991, leaving in 2001 to practice in Mississippi. In 2002, Dr. Goulden returned to UTHSCT.

He has served as principal investigator or sub-investigator in 15 clinical trials of therapies to treat various types of heart disease.

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