Robert Wallace Wilkins

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Robert Wallace Wilkins
Born 1906
Died April 9, 2003
Nationality United States
Fields medicine
Institutions Boston University School of Medicine
Alma mater Harvard Medical School (M.D. 1933)
Known for hypertension

Robert Wallace Wilkins(1906–2003) was an American medical investigator and educator, made many contributions in the research of hypertension and cardiovascular disease. He was the president of the American Heart Association in 1957 and received its Gold Heart Award in 1962.

He has been credited with introducing the antipsychotic and antihypertensive drug reserpine to the United States in 1950.

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