Professor of Medicine Associate Dean of Genomics and Director of Precision Genomics Collaboratory Director, Duke Adult Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic Co-Director, Translational Research, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute Vice-Chief, Translational Research, Division of Cardiology Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Shah is a physician scientist and 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. She is the Duke site principal investigator for Project Baseline.