Dr. David Spragg, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, was named the inaugural Edward St. John Professor of Cardiology.

Dr. Spragg earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard College, attended medical school at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed his residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital before arriving at Johns Hopkins for his cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships. Dr. Spragg joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 2006, and was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine in 2014. Currently, he serves as director of the Atrial Fibrillation Research Program and director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

The Edward St. John Professor of Cardiology was named in honor of the generosity of Mr. Edward St. John, a prominent real estate developer and chairman and CEO of St. John Properties Inc. Mr. St. John has endowed this chair out of appreciation for the exemplary care he has received as a patient. He is highly regarded throughout the Mid-Atlantic as a visionary businessman, teacher and philanthropist.

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