Antonio M. Gotto Jr, MD, DPhil

Dean Emeritus and Co-Chairman of the Board of Overseers, Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Antonio Gotto, Dean Emeritus and Co-Chairman of the Board of Overseers, Lewis Thomas University Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College. Vice President and Provost for Medical Affairs Emeritus Cornell University. Dr. Gotto has made significant contributions during his career to the advancement of lipid therapy for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. His medical research has led to a better understanding of the structure, metabolism and function of lipoproteins and apolipoproteins, including their relation to atherosclerosis. Dr. Gotto has investigated clinical disorders of lipid transport and has helped establish statin medication as a standard of care for heart disease.