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Richard N. Re, MD, FACP

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Richard N. Re
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    Scientific Director, Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 5th Floor, Brent House
    1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA  70121
    504-842-3700   |  rre@ochsner.org  

    Past Appointments

    • Head, Section of Hypertensive Diseases, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA., 1981-2005
    • Vice President, Director of Research, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA., 1985-2001
    • Vice President, Director of Research, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA., 2001-2004
    • Head, Division of Hypertension, Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA., 2005-2010


    • A.B., Summa Cum Laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1965
    • MD, Cum Laude, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1969

    Research Interests

    • Cost benefit analysis of health care, bio-medical technology, and pharmaceuticals
    • Improving the definition and measurement of the outcomes of health care
    • The cellular biology of peptide hormones and, in particular, their intracrine actions.

    Selected Publications

    • Re RN, Cook JL. Noncanonical Intracrine Action. J Am Soc Hypertens 2011, Sept 2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Vitko JR, Re RN, Alam J, Cook JL.  Cell-Penetrating Peptides corresponding to the Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Reducer Receptor Accumulation and Cell Surface Expressive and Signaling.  Am J Hypertens. In press 2011, Sept 8 [Epub ahead of print]
    • Krousel-Wood M, Joyce C, Holt E, Muntler P, Webber LS, Morisky DE, Frohlich ED, Re RN.  Predictors of Decline in Medication Adherence: Results from the Cohort Study of Medication Adherence Among Older Adults.  Hypertension 2011; 58:804-810.
    • Stanley E, Muntner P, Re RN, Frohlich ED, Holt E, Krousel-Wood MA.  Quality of life in hypertensive clinic patients following Hurricane Katrina. Ochsner Journal 2011, 11:226-31.
    • Cook JL, Re RN.  Lessons from in-vitro studies and a related intracellular angiotensin II transgenic mouse model. Am J Physiol Regal Integr Comp Physiol. 2011, Dec.14. [Epud ahead of print].
    • Re RN, Cook JL. Could additional inhibitors of the rennin-angiotensin system be clinically useful? Current Hypertension Reviews, 2012, 8:2-8.

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