Ivor Benjamin, MD, is the Director of the Cardiovascular Center (CVC) and a co-leader of the CVC program in Precision Cardiovascular Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received his bachelor’s degree from Hunter College in New York and his MD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Benjamin is a certified specialist in internal medicine and cardiology. His research interests are in cardiology, inheritable heart failure, and myocardial infarctions, with a focus on the genes encoding heat shock proteins and oxido-reductive stress-response pathways and their relationship to genetic forms of heart disease, cardiotoxicological science, and precision medicine. Dr. Benjamin is an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association (AHA). He has received the AHA Award of Merit, the Daniel Savage Memorial Service Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists, and the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Benjamin serves as Editor-in-Chief of Cecil Essential Medicine 9th Edition. He is also the founding member of the Journal of the American Heart Association, and serves on the editorial boards of Circulation and Circulation Research.