C. Richard Conti, M.D., received the college's International Educator of the Year Award
C. Richard Conti, M.D., a professor of medicine and an adjunct professor of physiology, received the college's International Educator of the Year Award. Conti has been involved in education, service and research throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, South America and the Soviet Union. He is a member of 10 professional societies outside the United States and has been an invited lecturer for several international cardiac societies. During his tenure as president of the American College of Cardiology from 1989-90, he helped to establish a relationship with the European Society of Cardiology by creating reciprocal international symposia, which persist today and have led to invaluable sharing of scientific information and international research opportunities.