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Robert Carey, MD, tried to retire but found he wasn't very good at it.
The Most Meaningful Accomplishment
March 9, 2018

I told you previously about how our Robert Carey, MD, played a key role in establishing new blood pressure guidelines, guidelines that classify millions more people as having high blood pressure. Now Wes Hester over at UVA Today has done a nice, in-depth piece on him in which he reflects…

Robert Carey, MD, was a lead architect of new guidelines on high blood pressure.
Millions More Now Have High Blood Pressure
December 11, 2017

Our Robert Carey, MD, was a lead architect of new guidelines that lower the definition of high blood pressure. The change means almost half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Dr. Carey, the former dean of the School of Medicine, talked to the New York Times for its story…