Kilmer McCully, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System
Dr. Kilmer McCully has been a researcher for more than 40 years, and is considered one of the top authorities on homocysteine and its role in heart disease. He has conducted research on homocysteine and other medical areas at Harvard University, Glasgow University and with a N.I.H. grant. In the 1970s, Dr. McCully taught pathology at Harvard Medical School, and has also taught at Brown University and the University of Connecticut.
Since 2005, Dr. McCully has been the medical director of the New England Veterans Affairs Laboratories. He has published several works on heart disease and the homocysteine theory of arteriosclerosis. From 1960 to 1962, Dr. McCully was a senior assistant surgeon with the United States Public Health Service. He has maintained affiliation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Investigative Pathology, the Harvard Musical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa and the Association of Clinical Scientists.