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Untitled Document WILLIAM P. CASTELLI, MD After graduating from Teaneck High School, Dr. Castelli obtained a B.S. degree in Zoology from Yale College. He received the degree of Doctor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. After completing a rotating internship n 1959 at the King County Hospital Center associated with the Downstate Medical School of New York, Dr. Castelli completed a residency training program in medicine at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital in Jamaica Plain, MA. Then a  fellowship in Rheumatology at Massachusetts General Hospital what led to a Post-Doctor a Fellowship with Dr. David D. Rutstein at the Department of  Preventive Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. He joined the Framingham Heart Study in 1965 where he reorganized the Framingham laboratory to measure lipoproteins such as LDL, VLDL, IDL, HDL and sinking Pre-Beta (Lp {a}) .In 1979 Dr. Castelli became the third director of the Framingham Heart Study which now includes four generations of Framingham people. Associations with three medical schools in the area have led to his teaching epidemiology and prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease for 34 years at the Harvard Medical School, 22 years at the Boston University School of Medicine and 15 years at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He most recently was the  medical director of a new wellness program at the MetroWest Medical Center which specializes in the aggressive management of risk factors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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