Dr. Wilcox serves as the Chief of Nephrology and Hypertension, the Director of the Hypertension, Kidney and Vascular Research Center, and the Associate Director of the Angiogenesis Program at the Lombardi Center Institute at Georgetown University. He is also the Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs at the Department of Medicine and the George E. Schreiner Chair of Nephrology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Wilcox’s scientific research centers on studies of kidney and microvascular disease in hypertension. Supported by grants from the NIH, his research encompasses experiments on genes, cells and animal models, in addition to clinical research in patients with hypertension and kidney diseases. Dr. Wilcox is the author of more than 250 scientific articles and 2 books on nephrology and hypertension.