Sheldon G. Sheps, M.D.
Mayo Clinic: 5 Steps to Controlling High Blood Pressure, 2nd Edition
Dr. Sheps, medical editor of Mayo Clinic 5 Steps to Controlling High Blood Pressure, 2nd Edition, is an emeritus professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. For six years Dr. Sheps chaired the Division of Hypertension (now a part of Nephrology) at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dr. Sheps chaired the sixth working group and participated in the fourth, fifth and seventh groups that developed guidelines for hypertension under the auspices of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). He also served as a subcommittee chairman for the NHLBI National Blood Pressure Education Program and as a consultant to the Hypertension Initiative of the World Health Organization.