Dr. George Beller is a Professor Emeritus of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He undertook his cardiology training at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In 1977, after serving 3 years on the staff of the MGH, he returned to UVA as Chief of the Cardiovascular Division, a position he held for 28 years.
His research focus is the development of noninvasive imaging techniques for the detection of heart disease. He is a Past President of the American College of Cardiology and the Association of University Cardiologists. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American College of Cardiology. On a local level, he served on the boards of Live Arts and Piedmont Council for the Arts.
George, and his wife, Kakie Brooks, reside in Charlottesville, VA.