Estess

J. Murray Estess, Jr., M.D., FACC

Present Academic Rank And Physician

  • Cardiologist, Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, 2002 – Present
  • Cardiologist, North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, Mississippi, 2002 – Present

Education

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cardiology Fellow, 1999 – 2002
  • University of Virginia Internal Medicine, Chief Resident, 1998 – 1999
  • University of Virginia Internal Medicine, Residency, 1995 – 1998
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine, M.D., 1995
  • University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy , B.S. Pharmacy, 1987
  • Delta State University , B.S. Biology, 1984

Honors

  • Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, University Of Virginia, 1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1994 – 1995
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1995
  • Phi Kappa Phi Award for Scholastic Excellence, 1995
  • Lange Medical Book Award, 1993 – 1994
  • Associated Medical School Student Body Treasurer, 1993 – 1994
  • Sophomore Medical Class, Vice-President, 1992 – 1993
  • Freshman Medical Class, Vice-President, 1991 – 1992
  • John Fair Lucas Freshman Medical Award, 1991 – 1992
  • Pharmacognosy Award, 1987
  • Chosen by Classmates for Pharmacy School Hall of Fame, 1987
  • Pharmacy School Professional Leadership Award, 1987
  • Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Fraternity Vice-President, 1986
  • Pharmacy Student Body Vice President, 1986 – 1987
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1984
  • Delta Scholar, Delta State University, 1984
  • Faculty Scholar, Delta State University, 1983

Research

  • Clinical Events Committee (CONSERVE Trial), 2000-2002
  • Clinical Events Committee (CREDO Trial), 2000-2002

Publications

  • Estess JM, Topol EJ. Fibrinolytic treatment for elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction. [Editorial] Heart 87:308-311 2002 April
  • Estess JM, Moliterno DJ. Thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction [Review] Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 53(4): 489-98, 2001 August.
  • Estess JM. Treatment of cardiovascular disease in special populations. Resident Research and Review 1(1) 2001 July
  • Estess JM. Diabetes and the cardiologist: A call to action. Resident Research and Review 1(1) July
  • Jerimias A. Casserly I. Estess JM. Smedira NG. Topol EJ. Acute myocardial Infarction after aortic valve endocarditis. American journal of Medicine110(5): 417- 8.2001 April 1
  • Topol EJ et al. Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine2nd Ed. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Philadelphia, PA 2002 [Contributing author]
  • Topol EJ et at. Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine2nd Ed. CD ROM Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Philadelphia, PA 2002 [Contributing author]

Work Experience

  • Chief Resident Internal Medicine- University of Virginia, 1998 – 1999
  • Part time Physician- Correctional Physician Services, 1998 – 1999
  • Part time Physician – Patient First, Richmond, Virginia, 1997-1999
  • On Call IV Pharmacist – Mississippi Home Therapeutics, 1992 – 1994
  • Relief Pharmacist – Eckerd’s Pharmacy, 1992 – 1994
  • Sales Representative, Eli Lilly and Company, Greenville MS, 1987 – 1991
    – Rookie of the Year, 1988
    – # 1 in Sales – Memphis Area, 1989
    – # 2 in Southern Region Sales, 1989
  • Switch (Management) Program, 1990
  • National Recognition Meeting, 1990

Certification

  • Board Certified Internal Medicine, 1998 – Present
  • Medical License 552776 Commonwealth of Virginia, 1997
  • Registered Pharmacist, 1987 – Present
  • Board of Medical Licensure – Mississippi, 2002 – Present

Professional Organizations

  • American Heart Association – Fellow Member
  • American College of Cardiology – Fellow Member, 1999 – Present
  • American Medical Association, 1991 – Present
  • American Medical Association Political Action Committee, 1992 – Present
  • Student Alumni Council, 1992 – 1993
  • Galen Order – University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, 1989 – Present
  • Kappa Psi Pharmacy Fraternity President, 1985
  • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Fraternity, 1983
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Vice President, 1983