The Doctor's Biography

John C. Tapp, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., F.N.L.A., C.C.D., D.A.B.C.L., D.A.D.C.F.
414 Old Morgantown Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: 270-781-1483
Fax: 270-781-5101
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David Lipscomb College, 1958-59
Western Kentucky University, 1959-60
University of Kentucky, School of Pharmacy, 1960-62
University of Louisville, School of Medicine, 1962-66
Rotating Intern, University of Louisville Hospitals, 1966-67
Uniformed Service, Assistant Surgeon U.S. Public Health Service, 1967
Uniformed Service Senior Assistant Surgeon U.S. Public Health Service. 1968
Internal Medicine Resident Physician, University of Louisville Hospitals, 1969-70
Solo Practice of Family Medicine, Bowling Green, KY, 1971-Present, Tapp Medical Clinic

Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Lipidology. 2005
Certified Clinical Densitometrist, The International Society for Clinical Densitometry, 2005
Diplomate of American Board of Family Practice
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1970
Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians
Re-Certified Diplomate American Board of Family Practice, 1983, 1990, 1997, 2001-2008

 Boards and Panels
2001, AstraZeneca, Regional Consultant Conference: Focus on Primary Care
2002, GSK, National Advisory Board Panel, Asthma/COPD, Aspen, Colorado
2002, Pfizer, National Launch Panel Member, Post Herpetic Neuralgia
2003, KOS, National Primary Care Advisory Board
2003, Eli Lilly, SE Regional Advisory Board
2003, Pfizer, Primary Care Advisory Board Post Herpetic Neuralgia
2003-2005, Sankyo Pharma, National Speaker
2004, Liposcience, Physician Advisory Panel
2004-2005, Reliant Pharmaceuticals, National Consultant
2003-2004, Janssen Pharma, CNS Primary Care Advisory Board
2004-2005, Cephalon, National Consultant
2004, Eli Lilly, Clinical Internal Medicine Advisory Board
2004, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Advisory Board
2003-2004, Sankyo Pharma, Cardiovascular Health Consortium Advisory Board
2003-2004, Eli Lilly, National Consultant

 International Presentations
2004, Venice, Italy, XV International Symposium on Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism,
  Giovanni Lorenzini Medical Foundation, "Shortening the Time Between Discovery and Delivery:
  Multiple Artherogenic Risk Factors Modulated in a Primary Care Setting"
2005, New York, NY, 2nd Symposium on Triglycerides and HDL: Role in Cardiovascular   
  Disease and the Metabolic Syndrome, Giovanni Lorenzini Medical Foundations, Presentation:
  "60-60-60, Engineering Negligible Vascular Senesense from a Particle-
  Gradient Driven Perspective"

  Professional Activities and Memberships
Member, National Lipid Association
Member, Southeastern Lipid Association
Active Staff, Greenview Hospital, Bowling Green, KY
Active Staff, Medical Center, Bowling Green, KY
Active Staff, Fern Terrace Lodge, Bowling Green, KY
Associate Clinical Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Clinical Associate Professor, Trevecca-Nazarene College, Nashville, Tennessee, 1984-85
Associate Clinical Professor, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Associate Clinical Professor, College of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Member Bowling Green/Warren County Medical Society
Training Consultant to Division of Regional Medical Programs, National Institutes of Health,
  Bethesda, MD, 1967-69
Fiberoptic Endoscopist
Laser Surgery (Dermatological)
Kentucky State Board of Health Medicine Licensing, 1967 to Present
Single Engine Pilot License

 Honors and Awards
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Top 100 Health Professionals, 2005, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
Who's Who of South and Southwest, 1980-81
Who's Who of South and Southwest, 1982-83
Who's Who of South and Southwest, 1984-85
Who's Who of South and Southwest, 1986-87
Who's Who in the World, 1984-85
Who's Who in the World, 1987-88
Who's Who in the World, 1989-90
Who's Who in the World, 1993-94
Who's Who in the World, 1995-96
The International Who's Who if Intellectuals, 1984-85
Kentucky Colonel, 1972
Summer Research Scholar, University of Kentucky School of Medicine, 1961, 3-Orthomethyl
  Glucose Determination in an Acid Media
Summer Research Scholar, University of Louisville, 1963, 1964, 1965, Intestinal Site Absorption
  of Iron; Effect of Anoxia on Intestinal Circulation; Prevention of Breast Cancer Induced by 7, 12-
  dimethylbenzanthracene Using T3 and T4 Hormones
American Medical Associations Physicians Recognition Award 1993-96, 2004-2005
Men of Achievement, 1994
International Who's Who Medicine, 1994
International Who's Who Contemporary Achievement, 1994

 Interests and Activities
Public Speaker
Futures Trader
Writing (currently writing a historical fiction novel)
"John C. Tapp, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., C.C.D."


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