BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Joseph L. Izzo, Jr., MD, University at Buffalo
professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of
Pharmacology and Toxicology in the School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences has been awarded the American Society of
Hypertension's Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award for
The award recognizes a qualified hypertension clinician for his
or her dedication to the treatment and care of hypertensive
A founding member of the American Society of Hypertension, Izzo
has been active in its affairs, having served in multiple
capacities, including as director and treasurer.
Izzo, who also is chief of medicine at Erie County Medical
Center, specializes in the development of antihypertensive drugs
and hypertension-related diagnostic and treatment devices. He
conducts research on hypertension, stress and cardiovascular drug
effects and has been a lead or major participant in more than 20
multi-center clinical trials.
Izzo has worked with the New York State Department of Health to
create hypertension guidelines for various populations and served
on expert advisory panels for the Food and Drug Administration,
U.S. Pharmacopeia, the National Institutes of Health and the
American Heart Association.
He is a resident of Buffalo.