17169-Payne, R.

R. M. Payne, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

705 Riley Hospital Drive
RI 1134

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. R. Mark Payne received his MD from University of Texas School of Medicine, Houston. He completed his residency in pediatrics, his pediatric cardiology fellowship, and a research fellowship in molecular biology at the Children's Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Payne is a tenured Professor of Pediatric Cardiology with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics. Research in his clinic and laboratory is focused on understanding cardiomyopathies and heart failure in children, and developing new therapies to repair or prevent children's heart disease. He sees children and young adults in his clinic who have congenital heart disease, as well as cardiomyopathies such as Friedreich's Ataxia.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics
  • Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    1992 Fellowship Washington University Medical School
    1989 Fellowship Washington University Medical School
    1987 Residency Washington University Medical School
    1983 MD University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    1977 BS Washington and Lee University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American College of Cardiology
    American Heart Association
    American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society
    Society for Pediatric Research
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Heart Failure in Children, Cardiomyopathy, Therapeutic development in children at Riley Children's Hospital and IU Health North.

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