About Doug Zipes
Douglas P. Zipes graduated Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School, both cum laude, and trained at Duke University Medical Center. He joined Indiana University in 1970, became Professor of Medicine in 1976, Distinguished Professor in 1994, and Director of Cardiology and the Krannert Institute of Cardiology from 1995 to 2004.
He is past president of:
Indianapolis Citizen’s Academy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Indianapolis Opera; Cardiac Electrophysiology Society; Association of University Cardiologists; NASPE/Heart Rhythm Society; American College of Cardiology; and past chairman of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
He is founding editor of:
the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Cardiology in Review, Contemporary Treatments in Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, and PracticeUpdate/Cardiology, of which he is presently editor. He is past editor of Progress in Cardiology, and present editor of Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. He has published almost 900 articles and 16 textbooks with multiple editions.
Distinguished Achievement Award, Herrick Award, and Cor Vitae Award from the American Heart Association; Distinguished Scientist Award from both the Heart Rhythm Society and the American College of Cardiology; “Sagamore of the Wabash,” highest honor for an Indiana citizen from the governor; tribute about him read into the U.S. Congressional Record by the Hon. Baron P. Hill, House of Representatives; Distinguished Alumnus Award, Duke University Medical Alumni Association; Presidential Citation, American College of Cardiology; President’s Medal, Indiana University; President’s Award, Heart Rhythm Society; Gold Medal, European Society of Cardiology; Pioneer in Pacing and Electrophysiology, Heart Rhythm Society; Distinguished Career Achievement Award, Dartmouth (Geisel) Medical School; Career Achievement Award, Maestro Distinguido, CADECI; Gold Medal German Cardiac Society.
He is a fellow of:
Heart Rhythm Society, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology; Master of the American College of Physicians and American College of Cardiology; he is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians; and Honorary Member of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Argentine Society of Cardiology, Hungarian Society of Cardiology and Israel Heart Society.
Douglas P. Zipes Research Prize, Dartmouth Medical School; Medtronic Zipes Chair in Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine; Joan and Douglas Zipes Visiting Professorship, Indiana University School of Medicine; Douglas P. Zipes, MD Lectureship, Heart Rhythm Society; the Douglas P. Zipes, MD Distinguished Young Scientist Award, American College of Cardiology; and the Joan and Douglas Zipes Publication of the Year Award of the Heart Rhythm Society.
He writes a regular health column for the Saturday Evening Post; has published a short story, “Stolen Hearts;” a travel story, “Into Africa;” four novels: “The Black Widows,” “Ripples in Opperman’s Pond,” “Not Just a Game,” “Bear’s Promise”; and a memoir Damn the Naysayers
More Titles by Doug Zipes
Justice confronts greed as a trial attorney seeks retribution for the murders of his brother-in-law and
nephew by a ruthless cop and a company that values profit over life...
Damn The Naysayers
No, you can’t. Those three words have shaped much of Dr. Doug Zipes’s journey through life and have always challenged him to come to terms with who he is, where he wants to go, and what he wants to be...
Not Just a Game
In this riveting story, three generations of Olympic athletes attempt to survive monumental challenges in the shadow of Hitler and during a rebirth of Nazism...
Ripples in Opperman's Pond
Set in Indiana, identical twins have had their bond tested since birth and now as adults with the family pharmaceutical company in jeopardy they will once again be forced to prove that blood is thicker than water...
Medical Books by Doug Zipes
Having graduated from Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School, both cum laude, Doug Zipes then trained at Duke University Medical Center. He joined Indiana University in 1970, became Professor of Medicine in 1976, Distinguished Professor in 1994 and Director of Cardiology and Krannert Institute 1995 – 2004.
As founding editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Cardiology in Review, Contemporary Treatments in Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, and PracticeUpdate/Cardiology, Doug has also written multiple medical books. You'll often find his medical knowledge and experience woven into his novels too.
Dr Zipes' fiction books are not dull. I have enjoyed them all. Bear's Promise was on my mind whether I was reading it or planning to read it later in the day.. The twists and turns of characters and events were very surprising. It was a compelling tale he told , and I shall be waiting for his next book.
Ripples in Opperman's Pond
This is an exciting thriller and Zipes' best novel yet. Includes details from WWII and previous Olympic game history that I was not aware of. Interesting and surprising plot with some twists and reversals at the end. Well worth reading...
Not Just a Game