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Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC, FASE
Pamela S. Douglas, M.D. is the Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Diseases at Duke University, and Senior Fellow in Clinical Health Policy, Duke Center for Clinical Health Policy Research. Douglas is internationally known for her scientific work in noninvasive imaging especially echocardiography and imaging outcomes, endurance exercise physiology, and heart disease in women. Her contributions in imaging span a broad range, from technology development to innovative applications to health care delivery, including shaping national policy for imaging and technology quality and pioneering the use of clinical trials to test diagnostic strategies. Author of over 300 papers and over 30 national guidelines, she has previously served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and the University of Wisconsin, as chief of cardiovascular medicine at Duke University and the University of Wisconsin, and as a president of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.