Virend Somers
Professor – Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Somers is a clinician scientist with research interests in neural and vascular mechanisms in circulatory health and disease. He directs the Cardiovascular Facility and Sleep Facility within the Center for Clinical and Translational Science. His research has been continuously well-funded. Dr. Somers has given many international and national presentations and has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles. He is an alumnus of the University of Iowa.