Dr. Antzelevitch is Professor and Executive Director of the Cardiovascular Research Program at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), Director of Research at the Lankenau Heart Institute in Wynnewood, PA and Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Recent honors include the Distinguished Scientist Award from the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE, currently Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), 2002), Excellence in Cardiovascular Science Award of the NE Affiliate American Heart Association (AHA, 2003), the Carl J. Wiggers Award from the American Physiological Society (2007), the Distinguished Scientist Award of the American College of Cardiology (2011), the Distinguished Service Award of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society, the Distinguished Service Award of the RAM Medical Research Foundation (1994), and the Distinguished Achievement Medal of the Grand Lodge of Masons of NYS (2001). He was elected a Fellow of the Cardiovascular Section of the American Physiological Society in 1984, the American College of Cardiology in 1996, American Heart Association in 2001 and the Heart Rhythm Society in 2006. He served as President of the International Cardiac Electrophysiology Society (1996 to 1998) and as Secretary/Treasurer since 1988. His contributions to the scientific literature include over 530 original papers and book chapters, over 372 abstracts, and 7 books. He is an internationally renowned authority in these areas. His work is highly cited earning him an h-index of 114. His contribution to the training of promising young physician-scientists is evidenced by his students' first place or finalist standing in over a dozen international Young Investigator Award competitions at the American College of Cardiology, NASPE, HRS and the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiography. He is a member of and has served as Chairman of a number of committees at the National Institutes of Health, the AHA, HRS and the American College of Cardiology. He is currently Associate Editor of the Heart Rhythm journal, and is on the Editorial Board of several leading biomedical journals.