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Peter Alagona

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionCollege of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
Phone7175315310

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PREFERRED TITLE/ROLE:

Physician, Associate Professor

EDUCATION:

Residency, Cardiology, University of Florida, College of Medicine (1981) Residency, Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (1979) M.D., Chicago Medical School (1976)




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  1. Laslett LJ, Alagona P, Clark BA, Drozda JP, Saldivar F, Wilson SR, Poe C, Hart M. The worldwide environment of cardiovascular disease: prevalence, diagnosis, therapy, and policy issues: a report from the American College of Cardiology. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Dec 25; 60(25 Suppl):S1-49.
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  2. Alagona PS. A Sanctuary for Science: The Hastings Natural History Reservation and the Origins of the University of California's Natural Reserve System. J Hist Biol. 2012; 45(4):651-80.
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  3. Cheriyath P, He F, Peters I, Li X, Alagona P, Wu C, Pu M, Cascio WE, Liao D. Relation of atrial and/or ventricular premature complexes on a two-minute rhythm strip to the risk of sudden cardiac death (the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study). Am J Cardiol. 2011 Jan 15; 107(2):151-5.
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  4. Li X, Shaffer ML, Rodriguez-Colon S, He F, Wolbrette DL, Alagona P, Wu C, Liao D. The circadian pattern of cardiac autonomic modulation in a middle-aged population. Clin Auton Res. 2011 Jun; 21(3):143-50.
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  5. Alagona P. Pitavastatin: evidence for its place in treatment of hypercholesterolemia. Core Evid. 2010; 5:91-105.
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  6. Alagona P. Fenofibric acid: a new fibrate approved for use in combination with statin for the treatment of mixed dyslipidemia. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2010; 6:351-62.
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  7. Alagona P. Unresolved issues associated with early initiation of antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes. J Invasive Cardiol. 2010 Jan; 22(1):40-4.
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  8. Alagona P. Beyond LDL cholesterol: the role of elevated triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol in residual CVD risk remaining after statin therapy. Am J Manag Care. 2009 Mar; 15(3 Suppl):S65-73.
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  9. Alagona PS. Credibility. Conserv Biol. 2008 Dec; 22(6):1365-7.
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  10. Gupta S, Alagona P. Troponins: not always a myocardial infarction. Am J Med. 2008 Sep; 121(9):e25, author reply e29.
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  11. Alagona PS, Pincetl S. The Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan: a decade of delays. Environ Manage. 2008 Jan; 41(1):1-11.
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  12. Alagona P. American pharmaceutical prices. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2002; 65(4):58.
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  13. Goldberg A, Alagona P, Capuzzi DM, Guyton J, Morgan JM, Rodgers J, Sachson R, Samuel P. Multiple-dose efficacy and safety of an extended-release form of niacin in the management of hyperlipidemia. Am J Cardiol. 2000 May 1; 85(9):1100-5.
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  14. Naccarelli GV, Alagona P, Kramer RK. Can electrophysiologists survive the new era of health care reform? Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1997 Aug; 20(8 Pt 1):2008-11.
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  15. Alagona P. Advances in pacing for the patient with sick sinus syndrome. Curr Opin Cardiol. 1997 Jan; 12(1):3-11.
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  16. Alagona P. Noninvasive diagnostic tests to detect coronary artery disease. Clin Cardiol. 1996 Mar; 19(3):179.
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  17. Alagona P. New indications for permanent cardiac pacing. Curr Opin Cardiol. 1996 Jan; 11(1):9-15.
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  18. Alagona P. Clinical and economic controversies in radionuclide assessment of myocardial viability. Circulation. 1995 Nov 15; 92(10):3145-6.
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  19. Alagona P, Altus P, Carrubba C, Duplis R, Langdon J, Marriott HJ, Rosenberg D, Farrell M. Prehospital actions by health-care providers and physicians. J Fla Med Assoc. 1995 Feb; 82(2):100-7.
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  20. McIntosh HD, Chazal RA, Alagona P, Doty WD. Early management of acute myocardial ischemic events. Recommendations. Quality of Patient Care Committee, Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology. J Fla Med Assoc. 1995 Feb; 82(2):143-5.
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  21. Alagona P, Hart DT, Eikman EA. Regional distribution of 2-deoxy-2[18F]-fluoro-D-glucose for metabolic imaging using positron emission tomography. Int J Card Imaging. 1994 Jun; 10(2):137-43.
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  22. Alagona P. "Greedy doctors" continued. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 1994; 57(4):35.
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  23. Alagona P. Physicians and outpatients diagnostic imaging: overexposed? JAMA. 1993 Apr 7; 269(13):1633; author reply 1634.
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  24. Alagona P. Thallium stress test for ECG response and perfusion images. J Nucl Med. 1992 Sep; 33(9):1723.
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  25. Alagona P, Eikman EA, Cacciatore R, Zangara L. Positron emission tomography in clinical practice. J Fla Med Assoc. 1992 Jul; 79(7):453-8.
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  26. Alagona P, Toole JC, Maniscalco BS, Glover MU, Abernathy GT, Prida XE. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with a DDD Pacemaker. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 1989 Apr; 12(4 Pt 1):619.
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  27. Alagona P. RV compression versus transient RV free wall collapse in diagnosing cardiac tamponade. Circulation. 1983 Mar; 67(3):706-7.
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