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Medicine Grand Rounds, Roger S. Blumenthal “The ABC’s of ASCVD Prevention”
October 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Roger S. Blumenthal, Director of Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, specializes in treating adults who are at higher risk for future cardiovascular events because of 1) a history of prior cardiovascular or peripheral arterial disease or 2) the presence of multiple coronary risk factors. Dr. Blumenthal’s principal clinical and research interests involve the optimal management of ischemic heart disease, noninvasive detection of coronary atherosclerosis, and the development of new strategies to optimize the management of cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Dr. Blumenthal is the Director of Preventive Cardiology at Johns Hopkins. He is a member of the official national spokesperson panel for the American Heart Association and was also chairman for four years of the American College of Cardiology Committee for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
An experienced writer, Dr. Blumenthal is on the editorial board of The American Heart Journal, Clinical Cardiology and is the Preventive Cardiology/Coronary Heart Disease section editor of Cardiology Today.