Richard Kones persuaded his MD in NYU School of Medicine USA.Currently he is wotrking as a Medical Director in Cardiometabolic Research Institute.During the course of his academic career he has received several scholarships, awards, and grants. His work includes publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, books, presentations, and lectures.He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, European Heart Association, Royal Society of Medicine, Royal Society of Public Health, Fellow of the New York Cardiological Society, now merged with the New York Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, and a Founding Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society, and the American College of Pharmacology.