Contact Center Industry News

TMCNet:  McCullough Joins Atherotech Diagnostics Lab's Medical Advisory Board

[January 22, 2013]

McCullough Joins Atherotech Diagnostics Lab's Medical Advisory Board

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --(Business Wire)--

Atherotech Diagnostics Lab recently appointed cardiology expert and prolific researcher Peter A. McCullough, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P., F.A.H.A., F.N.K.F., to its Medical Advisory Board.

With over 800 published, scientific communications, McCullough is an internationally recognized authority on the role of chronic kidney disease as a cardiovascular risk state. As a member of the Medical Advisory Board, he will counsel Atherotech in the expansion of its proprietary test portfolio and guide scientific research using the company's patented VAP® (Vertical Auto Profile) Lipid Panel. Atherotech's Medical Advisory Board includes highly regarded physicians who bring expertise in current trends in cardiovascular disease identification, risk assessment and management, and research and outcome studies. To review individual, detailed biographies, please visit

"Peter is a luminary in the field of cardiology and believes in the power of our VAP technology as the future of cardiovascular risk assessment," CEO Michael Mullen said. "He is a welcome addition to our Medical Advisory Board, and we're proud to partner with hm."

McCullough's cardiodiagnostic experience includes playing an integral role in developing the BNP (B-type natriuretic peptide) assessment, a blood test that helps clinicians evaluate complex cardiac functions. He is currently Chief Academic and Scientific Officer at St. John Providence Health System in Warren, Mich., where he oversees graduate medical education, corporate medical staff services, and research. McCullough is the current Chair of the National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Early Evaluation Program, the nation's largest community screening effort for chronic diseases. He is the co-editor of Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine and serves on the editorial boards of multiple specialty journals. He has led numerous clinical trial steering, data safety monitoring, and events committees, and has testified before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Congressional Oversight Panel.

For information on Atherotech Diagnostics Lab, visit or call 877-901-8510. Health care professionals interested in real cases from the trenches of lipidology may visit, Atherotech's official blog. Atherotech is on Twitter (News - Alert) at, on Facebook (News - Alert) at, and broadcasting at

About Atherotech Diagnostics Lab & the VAP Lipid Panel

Atherotech Diagnostics Lab is a leading clinical reference laboratory specializing in cardiometabolic testing and disease management solutions. Atherotech's proprietary and comprehensive VAP® Lipid Panel enables clinicians to accurately stratify a patient's cardiovascular risk and deliver personalized treatment strategies to improve health outcomes. The Vertical Auto Profile (VAP) technology reveals residual cardiometabolic risk as recommended in the NCEP ATP (News - Alert) III, ADA/ACC Joint Consensus and AACE guidelines. The VAP Lipid Panel utilizes direct measurement to identify cholesterol, triglyceride and genetic lipid disorders. The company's dedication to affordable, comprehensive disease management solutions includes Our Healthy HeartTM, a patient consultation program and expert lipid management education service to health care providers. For more information, please visit or call 1-866-VAP-TEST.

[ Back To Cloud Contact Center's Homepage ]


Featured Resources

Featured Report
Millennial Research on Customer Service Expectations

Millennial Research on Customer Service Expectations

The "why" behind this research is simple: our clients recognize that different generations bring different expectations, varied communication preferences and new customer service patterns to the customer experience...
Featured Report
Optimizing the Customer Experience through Cloud Contact Centers

Optimizing the Customer Experience through Cloud Contact Centers

Adoption of cloud contact centers is on the rise. Findings from Aberdeen's January 2014 'Public Cloud vs. On-Premise: How to More Effectively Deploy a Cloud Center' study shows that 31% of contact centers are deployed in the cloud, and our related blog post highlights that companies anticipate their adoption of cloud technology to rise further throughout 2014...
Featured Report
Aberdeen report

Aberdeen Report: Cloud for Mid-Sized Contact Centers – What You Must Know

Cloud Technology is opening new doors for many businesses. However, it does so only when it's combined with the use of best practices and key technology enablers. This document highlights the adoption of cloud technology by mid-size contact centers and illustrates the reasons driving their investments...
Featured Whitepaper
Aberdeen report

Seven Critical Capabilities to Demand From Your Cloud Contact Center Provider

To deliver a world-class customer experience, your contact center must be flexible and reliable, while providing all the tools agents and supervisors need to manage their workflows. Here are seven critical capabilities to look for when deploying a contact center in the cloud...
Featured Webinar

Contact Center Economics and the Cloud

Together, Bob and Drew will help you understand the economic value of upgrading technology, important business and financial considerations, and how to compare total cost of ownership of a premises vs. cloud or hosted solution. Watch the webinar on-demand now...
Featured Datasheet
Zipwire Cloud Contact Center

Zipwire Cloud Contact Center

The appeal of moving services to the cloud is obvious. Cloud services offer reliability and robust feature sets without the need to implement or maintain complex contact center infrastructure. The Zipwire™ cloud-based contact center allows businesses to leverage the flexibility and cost savings of cloud architecture while offering a seamless, first-class customer experience...