Leslee Shaw

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, United States

Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, FACC, MASNC, FAHA, FSCCT is the R. Bruce Logue Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Shaw is a leading cardiovascular outcomes researcher whose major focus is clinical diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease. Dr. Shaw has published more than 550 publications and presented more than 300 abstracts in major scientific meetings in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. She is among the top 1% of clinical researchers who have the most highly cited publications in clinical medicine over the past decade (awarded by Thomson Reuters). Based on her scientific contributions, Dr. Shaw was recognized with the Simon Dack Award for academic excellence from the American College of Cardiology in 2009. In 2013, she received the Women’s Day Red Dress Award for her scientific contributions to women’s health. She is a member of the Emory University MilliPub Club (awarded for a publications that are cited ≥1,000 times) and received the Albert E. Levy Scientific Research Award, Emory University’s highest research award, in 2014. In 2015, Dr. Shaw received Emory University School of Medicine’s highest award – the Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award. In 2017, she presented the Mario Verani Lecture at the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. In 2018, she will be awarded the Gold Medal from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

She serves as an Associated Editor for several journals, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging and the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. She is also an editorial consultant for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation. Dr. Shaw is a Past-President of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

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