Pickering, Thomas G.
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Thomas George Pickering was born in the United Kingdom in 1940. He was educated at Bryanston School in Blandford, England, and went on to study medicine at Trinity College, Cambridge, and the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, where he graduated in 1966.
Pickering’s early postgraduate years were spent at the Middlesex and the Radcliffe Infirmary. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1968, becoming a fellow in 1980. He received a Ph.D. degree from Oxford University in 1970. In 1972, he went to New York to take up appointments as Associate Physician at the Rockefeller University Hospital and Assistant Professor at Cornell University. He spent 2 years as Assistant Professor at the Rockefeller University working with Neal Miller on biofeedback mechanisms. He was appointed Assistant Physician to the New York Hospital in 1974. He returned to theRadcliffe Infirmary in 1974 to...
References and Readings
- O’Brien, E., & White, W. B. (2010). Thomas George Pickering, 1940–2009. Special Memorial Tribute Issue. Blood Pressure Monitoring, 15, 67–114.Google Scholar
- Pickering, T. G., Hall, J. E., Appel, L. J., Falkner, B. E., Graves, J., Hill, M. N., et al. (2005). Recommendations for blood pressure measurement in humans and experimental animals: Part 1-blood pressure measurement in humans: A statement for professionals from the Subcommittee of Professional and Public Education of the American Heart Association Council on High Blood Pressure Research. Hypertension, 45, 142–161.PubMedGoogle Scholar
- Pickering, T. G., Harshfield, G. A., Kleinert, H. D., Blank, S., & Laragh, J. H. (1982). Blood pressure during normal daily activities, sleep, and exercise: Comparison of values in normal and hypertensive subjects. Journal of the American Medical Association, 247, 992–996.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
- Pickering, T. G., Miller, N. H., Ogedegbe, G., Krakoff, L. R., Artinian, N. T., & Goff, D. (2008). Call to action on use and reimbursement for home blood pressure monitoring: Executive summary-a joint scientific statement from the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. Hypertension, 26, 2259–2267.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
- Pickering, T. G., Sos, T. A., Vaughan, E. D., Case, D. B., Sealey, J. E., Harshfield, G. A., et al. (1984). Predictive value and changes in renin secretion in hypertensive patients with unilateral renovascular disease undergoing successful renal angioplasty. The American Journal of Medicine, 76, 398–404.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar