Kirkwood Floyd Adams JrMD
Kirkwood F. Adams Jr., M.D., is Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology in the Division of Cardiology, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he founded and for many years directed the UNC Heart Failure Program and served as the first transplant cardiologist for two decades, helping to establish this treatment at UNC. Dr. Adams is currently involved in numerous research activities related to heart failure with a particular focus on novel drug development in acute heart failure and translational research concerning the identification and clinical application of cardiovascular biomarkers and pharmacogenomics. Dr. Adams received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina. He did his internship and residency at North Carolina Memorial Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship in cardiology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certification in cardiology.