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Keynote address for the Fourth Annual George F. Sheldon Resident Research Symposium, a daylong event showcasing resident research across all UNC GME departments.

Wayne D. Rosamond

Wayne D. Rosamond, PhD, MS is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill (USA) and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UNC. Professor Rosamond is an investigator and teacher in cardiovascular epidemiology with research expertise in design, conduct and analysis of community based surveillance studies and registries of coronary heart disease, heart failure and stroke. He has also published on the etiology of myocardial infarction, heart failure, sudden cardiac death, venous thromboembolism, and stroke. Dr. Rosamond is principal investigator for the North Carolina Stroke Care Collaborative and a co-principal investigator with the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study and the Comprehensive Post Acute Stroke Service (COMPASS) trial. Dr. Rosamond has collaborated on international CVD epidemiology studies including the WHO-MONICA Project, the Stroke Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network, and the Emerging Risk Factor Collaboration at the University of Cambridge, UK. Dr. Rosamond is Director of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology NRSA-NIH T32 training grant at UNC. He has chaired several national committees of the American Heart Association including the Statistics Committee, Executive Database Steering Committee, and the 2020 Mission Metrics Committee and has served as President of the Board of Directors of the AHA Mid Atlantic Affiliate.