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Deans of the College of Medicine--Historic Overview

Historic Insights to Photographic Exhibit

Biography--Louis Cregler, MD, Dean, College of Medicine, 2006-2007

Louis Cregler, MD

Photograph courtesy of the Bioidentical Hormone Institute

Dr. Cregler's biography below is from a summer 2006 news release, posted to CDU's website, announcing his arrival to the University.


1: Cregler LL. Underrepresented minorities and the health professions pipeline.
Acad Med. 2009 Jan;84(1):7; author reply 7. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31819015ee.
PubMed PMID: 19116466.

2: McBeth DL, Richardson SM, Cregler LL. The advantages of combining the freshman
seminar with academic advising in an integrated BS-MD program. Acad Med. 2000
Sep;75(9):866. PubMed PMID: 10995604.

3: Thurmond VB, Cregler LL. Why students drop out of the pipeline to health
professions careers: a follow-up of gifted minority high school students. Acad
1999 Apr;74(4):448-51. PubMed PMID: 10219229.

4: Hesser A, Cregler LL, Lewis L. Predicting the admission into medical school of
African American college students who have participated in summer academic
enrichment programs. Acad Med. 1998 Feb;73(2):187-91. PubMed PMID: 9484192.

5: Cregler LL, McGanney ML, Roman SA, Kagan DV. Refining a method of identifying
CUNY Medical School graduates practicing in underserved areas. Acad Med. 1997
Sep;72(9):794-7. PubMed PMID: 9311322.

6: Haywood LJ, Francis CK, Cregler LL, Freed MD, Skorton DJ. Task Force 1: The
underserved. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994 Aug;24(2):282-90. PubMed PMID: 8034859.

7: Thurmond VB, Cregler LL. Career choices of minority high school student
research apprentices at a health science center. Acad Med. 1994 Jun;69(6):507.
PubMed PMID: 8003172.

8: Chang JC, Cregler LL. Hemoptysis in a patient with congestive heart failure
and pulmonary emboli. J Natl Med Assoc. 1994 May;86(5):383-6. PubMed PMID:
8046768; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2607681.

9: Thurmond VB, Cregler LL. Specialty choices and practice locales of black
graduates from a predominantly white medical school. Acad Med. 1993
Dec;68(12):929-30. PubMed PMID: 8259968.

10: Hesser A, Greenberg M, Cregler LL. Assessed diversity within a regional
organization of student representatives group. J Natl Med Assoc. 1993
Jul;85(7):554-6. PubMed PMID: 8350378; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2568161.

11: Cregler LL. A second minority mentorship program. Acad Med. 1993
Feb;68(2):148. PubMed PMID: 8431235.


12: Cregler LL. Cocaine: the newest risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Clin
1991 Jun;14(6):449-56. Review. PubMed PMID: 1810680.

13: Cregler LL, Georgiou D, Sosa I. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in
patients with congestive heart failure. J Natl Med Assoc. 1991 Jan;83(1):49-52.
PubMed PMID: 1994065; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2627001.

14: Cregler LL. New starting dates for house officers. Acad Med. 1990
Sep;65(9):573. PubMed PMID: 2400473.

15: Cregler LL, Sosa I, Ducey S, Abbey L. Myopericarditis in acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome diagnosed by gallium scintigraphy. J Natl Med Assoc.
1990 Jul;82(7):511-3. PubMed PMID: 2398508; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2626956.

16: Cregler LL. Progression from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy to dilated
cardiomyopathy. J Natl Med Assoc. 1989 Jul;81(7):820, 824-6. PubMed PMID:
2754753; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2625919.

17: Cregler LL, Worner TM, Mark H. Echocardiographic abnormalities in chronic
asymptomatic alcoholics. Clin Cardiol. 1989 Mar;12(3):122-8. PubMed PMID:

18: Cregler LL. Acute aortic dissection associated with cocaine abuse. Clin
1988 Nov;11(11):806. PubMed PMID: 3233810.

19: Cregler LL, Mark H. Medical complications of cocaine abuse. N Engl J Med.
1986 Dec 4;315(23):1495-500. Review. PubMed PMID: 3537786.

20: Cregler LL, Mark H. Myocardial infarction associated with cocaine abuse: a
case report. Tex Heart Inst J. 1986 Mar;13(1):174. PubMed PMID: 15226853; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC324619.