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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. McBride co-directs a comprehensive clinical preventive cardiology program with more than 20 professional staff members. The program includes inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation, a busy preventive cardiology/cholesterol clinic (one of the first in the U.S.), a diabetes prevention program, and many other clinical initiatives for people at risk for cardiovascular disease. Working with the American Heart Association and the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. McBride was a leader in developing and implementing statewide teaching programs on cholesterol screening and management and smoking cessation for physicians, nurses, dietitians and physician's assistants. Dr. McBride is the recipient of 11 local and national teaching awards, including a prestigious Distinguished Education Award from the University of Wisconsin.


Cardiovascular Medicine


Preventive Cardiology

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
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University Hospital
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West Clinic
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Professional Certifications and Education

Residency Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, SC
Internship Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, SC
Medical School University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 1980


Best Doctors® in America 2015

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. McBride is currently an investigator on several NIH grants, including the Nutrition Academic Award, the Women's Health Initiative Trial and a study of cardiovascular disease in people with Type I diabetes. His primary areas of research are in preventive cardiology, cholesterol treatment and the quality of cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice. His has numerous publications on heart disease and its prevention.

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