2019 Rising Star Visiting Professor: Viviany Taqueti, MD, MPH

April 26, 2019 by Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont

Viviany Taqueti, MD, MPH, serves as a cardiologist, cardiovascular imager and Director of the Cardiac Stress Laboratory at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She is a physician-scientist with a translational focus on applying functional imaging tools to phenotype cardiovascular outcomes in ischemic and inflammatory heart disease.

She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. She is an associate member at the Broad Institute and an elected member of the Faculty Council at Harvard Medical School. She is a former Section Editor for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, incoming Chair of the Publications Committee of the American College of Cardiology, and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.  Her clinical and research interests include ischemic heart disease in women and men, imaging and quantification of coronary blood flow and coronary microvascular dysfunction, inflammation, obesity, and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. 

Her events included a Scholar's Tea for early career junior investigators, fellows and trainees, Case Studies Conference discussing the Value of Cardiovascular Imaging, and a Medicine Grand Rounds program titled "Quantitative PET/CT Imaging for Diagnosis and Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction".  *These events were made possible by a generous gift from many donors to the Jim Ray Memorial Heart Ride.