Ronald A. Voice, MD, MS

Cardiology

Phone: 906.483.1730

Medical School:
University of Michigan

Internship:
University of Minnesota

Residency:
University of Minnesota

Fellowship:
University of Minnesota

Certifications:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography
  • Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1998-present. Active in resident and fellow education (bedside and didactic) in clinical cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiovascular computed tomography.
  • Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2007 - 2009. Member, Cardiology Fellow Selection Committee.
  • Graduate Medical Education, Inc., Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Internal Review: Cardiology Fellowship Program, 2007. Key Faculty Participant.
  • Clinical Medicine I, University of Minnesota Medical School 1996-1997. Small group instructor for the section on cardiovascular pathophysiology.
  • American College of Graduate Medical Education - Accreditation Site Visit, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota 1997. Fellow representative.
  • Galens Honorary Medical Society, University of Michigan 1989-1992. Offices: Senior Treasurer Financial Allocations Committee. Cast member in 1991 and 1992 Smoker.
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education - Accreditation Committee Site Visit, University of Michigan Medical School 1990. Student Representative.
  • Introduction to Clinical Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School 1990. Tested and advised faculty on a new curriculum for second year medical students on acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
  • Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATS), University of Michigan, 1988-1990. AIDS educator for local primary and secondary schools.
  • Cholesterol Screening Program, University of Michigan, 1988-1989. Coordinated screening of 150 first year medical students.

MASTER’S THESIS
“Inhibition of Human Red Blood Cell N-acetyltransferase.” Wendell W. Weber, M.D., Ph.D., Research Advisor

ACADEMIC
APPOINTMENTS


2001 − Present

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

2001 − Present

CORE FACULTY
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
Lansing, Michigan

1999 − 2001

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

PUBLICATIONS


Peer Reviewed

  • Voice RA, Lurie KG, Sakaguchi S, Rector TS, and Benditt DG. Comparison of tilt angles and provocative agents (edrophonium and isoproterenol) to improve head-upright tilt table testing. Am J Cardiol. 1998;81:346-351
  • Voice RA, Bradley SF, Sangeorzan JA, and Kauffman CA. Chronic candidal meningitis: an uncommon manifestation of candidiasis. Clin Infect Dis. 1994;19:60-66.
  • Voice RA, Manis M, and Weber WW. Inhibition of human red blood cell N-acetyltransferase. Drug Metab Dispos. 1993;21:181-83.
  • Powers KA, Terpenning MS, Voice RA, and Kauffman CA. Prosthetic joint infection in the elderly. Am J Med. 1990; 88:9N-13N

Abstract

  • Voice R, Lurie K, Alder S, Sakaguchi S, Shultz J, Benditt D. Comparison of edrophonium and isoproterenol in the detection of neurally mediated syncope. Circulation. 1994;90(4, part 2):I-54 (abstract number 279). Abstract and poster presentation at the American Heart Association 67th Scientific Sessions, Dallas, Texas.
  • Terpenning M, Bradley S, Bromberg J, Kaufman L, McFarland M, Voice R, Schaberg D, Kaffman C. Antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonization in VA long term care. Clin Res. 1990;38:382A.
  • Terpenning M, Bradley S, Bromberg J, Kaufman L, McFarland M, Voice R, Schaberg D, Kauffman C. Colonization of geriatric rehab unit patients with antibiotic resistant bacteria. Presented on my behalf at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting, 1990.

Images
Cholia, A, Voice, R, Abela GS. Quadricuspid Aortic Valve: A Rare Entity. Clin Cardiol. 2005, 28:395.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • ACIC CCTA Registry: Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Consortium Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography, William Beaumont Hospital, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Clinical Champion for Sparrow Hospital, 2010-2013
  • ACIC CCTA Registry: Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Consortium Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography, William Beaumont Hospital, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Clinical Champion for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute and Ingham Regional Medical Center 2006-2009.
  • Ascend-HF: Acute Study of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure Trial, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation, 2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Fusion II: Efficacy of Serial Infusion of Nesiritide in Patients with Heart Failure, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation, 2004-2007. Sub-Investigator
  • Essential Trial: Enoxamone vs. Placebo, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation, 2003-2005. Sub-Investigator
  • Charm Trail: Candesartan vs. Placebo in Symptomatic Patients with Heart Failure, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation, 1999-2003. Sub-Investigator
  • Carvedilol Prospective Randomized Cumulative Survival (COPERNICUS) Trial: Carvedilol in severe heart failure, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation, 1998-2001. Sub-Investigator
  • Medtronic Hall Mechanical Valve Orientation Study, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation, 2000. Site Echocardiographer
  • Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1996-1998. Immunofluorescence histochemistry of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in canine collateral vessels. Robert J. Bache, M.D., Research Mentor.
  • Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1993-1997. Prospective study of tilt table testing in patients with neurally mediated syncope. Keith G. Lurie, M.D., Research Mentor
  • Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1992-1993. Analysis of a case of chronic candidal meningitis and a review of the literature. Carol A. Kauffman, M.D., Research Mentor
  • Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1988-1991. Continuation of master’s degree research
  • Division of Infectious Diseases, Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1989-1990. Developed and implemented a research protocol for a two-year study of bacterial colonization and infection in a nursing home population. Carol A. Kauffman, M.D., Research Mentor
  • Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1987-1990. Coordinated and conducted a clinical review of prosthetic joint infections. Margaret Terpenning, M.D., Research Mentor
  • Department of Biology Chemistry, University of Michigan 1983-1984. Assisted faculty research in the mechanisms of transcription. Leonard Lutter, Ph.D., Research Mentor

2018

Physician Leadership Award
Sparrow Hospital
Lansing, Michigan

  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American Heart Association, Professional Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Fellow
  • Heart Failure Society of America, Member
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Founding Member


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