Associate Director of Clinical Translation Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Dr. Shah is a physician scientist in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, and a faculty member in the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute (DMPI) and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). She is vice-chief of translational research in the Division of Cardiology, and co-director of translational research in the DMPI. She is a practicing cardiologist who sees patients and families with cardiovascular genetic disorders and does noninvasive imaging.
Her primary research interests focus on identification of genetic and metabolic biomarkers and mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases including diabetes, obesity, coronary artery disease and heart failure. Her training includes receiving an M.H.S. in epidemiology from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, a master’s degree in Medical Genomics from Duke University, and completing a research fellowship in genetic epidemiology at the Duke Center for Human Genetics. Her NIH- and AHA-funded laboratory within the DMPI is multidisciplinary with quantitative and mechanistic expertise and she collaborates with the DCRI for biomarker discovery studies in clinical trials.