Rush University Medical Center, Chicago (United States of America)
Kim Allan Williams Sr. (born 1955) is an American cardiologist and past President of the American College of Cardiology. Williams graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1979. He has board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and cardiovascular computed tomography. He has served on the faculty of the Pritzker School of Medicine, the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, and since 2013 at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he is the head of the cardiology division. Williams has served as president of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and chairman of the board of the Association of Black Cardiologists, among other positions. Williams has been vegan since 2003. In 2014, he published his first essay on his reasons for being vegan and cardiovascular benefits of plant-based nutrition.