Dr. McAllister is a 1966 graduate of the UNC School of Medicine and is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the most prominent cardiac pathologists in the United States. He has contributed more than $18 million to the University over the past 15 years, and in recognition of his many contributions to cardiovascular medicine and to the University, the UNC McAllister Heart Institute was named in his honor in 2009.After serving in the U.S.Army for 22 years, Dr. McAllister joined the Texas Heart Institute as the founding chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Pathology and served until his retirement in 2000.
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