Ami E Iskandrian, MD, FACC, FAHA, is Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Director of the Nuclear Cardiology Section in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease. He is involved in teaching, research, and patient care and is the recipient of several teaching awards. He is board-certified in internal medicine and in the subspecialty of cardiovascular diseases. Dr Iskandrian is the author of several hundred peer-reviewed papers and several textbooks, including the third edition of Nuclear Cardiac Imaging. He serves as reviewer of several sub-specialty journals. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA), and co-chair of the Cardiovascular Imaging Collaboratives of the ACC. He is Past-President of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and Past-President of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology.