Dr. Michael Bloch is Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the designer and Medical Director of the innovative Risk Reduction Center at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, both located in Reno, Nevada.

Dr. Bloch's undergraduate degree is from Princeton University, and he earned his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, DC. He subsequently completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, where he also completed a Fellowship in hypertension and vascular medicine.

Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Bloch has been designated a Clinical Hypertension Specialist by the American Society of Hypertension and a Clinical Lipid Specialist by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He is also Fellow in the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology.

As principal investigator on several clinical trials, Dr. Bloch's research has focused on the diagnosis and management of renovascular disease and exploring novel means of overcoming barriers to hypertension and dyslipidemia control. He is also a sub-investigator for the landmark Women's Health Initiative. Dr. Bloch currently writes a monthly column for the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, and his work has been published in multiple journals and textbooks.