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Richard B. Shepard, M.D.
Penn State (Army Mechanical Engineering, 1944-45)
Penn State (B.S., Physics, 1949)
U. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (M.D. 1953)
Hosp. of the U. of Pa. (Rotating Internship and Surgical Residency 1953-1959)
Chief Surg Residency, Fitkin Hospital, NJ/Hahnemann Med College Dept Surg, 1959-1960
See www.uab.edu/uasom/faculty - select Shepard, Richard
Now emeritus professor looking at background of clinical problems seen during practice
Implantable anti-arrhythmic devices; pacing threshold cell biology
Radiofrequency current effects, as in ablation, and indirectly when EMF induced
Gastrointestinal electrical activity and related physiology
Cardiopulmonary bypass physiology, particularly as related to pulsatile blood flow physics
Cardiac stimulation; defibrillation physiology and related electrophysiology