Pamela Susan Douglas, MD

Professor of Medicine
Ursula Geller Distinguished Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Disease, in the School of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 200 Morris St Room 7710, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 681-2690
Email address pamela.douglas@duke.edu

Pamela S Douglas MD is the Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Duke University and Director of the Multimodality Imaging Program at Duke Clinical Research Institute. During her 30+ years of experience she has led several landmark multicenter government studies and pivotal industry clinical trials along with outcomes research studies.  She is renowned for her scientific and policy work in improving the quality and appropriateness of imaging in clinical care, clinical trials and registries and through development and dissemination of national standards for imaging utilization, informatics and analysis. She has been among the pioneers in a number of areas including heart disease in women, sports cardiology, and cardio-oncology. Dr. Douglas’ wealth of experience includes authorship of over 400 peer reviewed manuscripts and 30 practice guidelines, and service as the President of the American College of Cardiology, President of the American Society of Echocardiography, and Chief of Cardiology at both the University of Wisconsin and Duke University. She has also previously served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University. She currently serves on the External Advisory Council of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Patient Advocate Foundation.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1981 - 1984
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1978 - 1981
  • M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1978

Publications

Nanna, M. G., T. Y. Wang, K. Chiswell, J. L. Sun, S. Vemulapalli, U. Hoffmann, M. R. Patel, J. E. Udelson, C. B. Fordyce, and P. S. Douglas. “Estimating the real-world performance of the PROMISE minimal-risk tool.” Am Heart J 239 (September 2021): 100–109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2021.05.016.

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34077743
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Ternacle, Julien, Philippe Pibarot, Howard C. Herrmann, Susheel Kodali, Jonathon Leipsic, Philipp Blanke, Wael Jaber, et al. “Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch After Aortic Valve Replacement in the PARTNER 2 Trial and Registry.” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 14, no. 13 (July 12, 2021): 1466–77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2021.03.069.

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34238557
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Meyersohn, Nandini M., Thomas Mayrhofer, Kathleen E. Corey, Daniel O. Bittner, Pedro V. Staziaki, Balint Szilveszter, Travis Hallett, et al. “Association of Hepatic Steatosis With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events, Independent of Coronary Artery Disease.” Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 19, no. 7 (July 2021): 1480-1488.e14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2020.07.030.

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32707340
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Benjamin, Ivor J., C Michael Valentine, William J. Oetgen, Katherine A. Sheehan, Ralph G. Brindis, William H. Roach, Robert A. Harrington, et al. “2020 American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics: A Consensus Conference Report.” Circulation 143, no. 25 (June 22, 2021): e1035–87. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000963.

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33974449
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Hoffmann, Udo, Michael T. Lu, Borek Foldyna, Markella V. Zanni, Julia Karady, Jana Taron, Bingxue K. Zhai, et al. “Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease With Computed Tomography Angiography and Inflammatory and Immune Activation Biomarkers Among Adults With HIV Eligible for Primary Cardiovascular Prevention.” Jama Netw Open 4, no. 6 (June 1, 2021): e2114923. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.14923.

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34185068
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Sharma, Garima, Pamela S. Douglas, Sharonne N. Hayes, Roxana Mehran, Anne Rzeszut, Robert A. Harrington, Athena Poppas, et al. “Global Prevalence and Impact of Hostility, Discrimination, and Harassment in the Cardiology Workplace.” J Am Coll Cardiol 77, no. 19 (May 18, 2021): 2398–2409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.03.301.

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33985685
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Guerrero, Mayra, Dee Dee Wang, Amit Pursnani, Michael Salinger, Hyde M. Russell, Mackram Eleid, Tarun Chakravarty, et al. “Prospective Evaluation of TMVR for Failed Surgical Annuloplasty Rings: MITRAL Trial Valve-in-Ring Arm 1-Year Outcomes.” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 14, no. 8 (April 26, 2021): 846–58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2021.01.051.

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33888230
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Guerrero, Mayra, Dee Dee Wang, Mackram F. Eleid, Amit Pursnani, Michael Salinger, Hyde M. Russell, Susheel K. Kodali, et al. “Prospective Study of TMVR Using Balloon-Expandable Aortic Transcatheter Valves in MAC: MITRAL Trial 1-Year Outcomes.” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 14, no. 8 (April 26, 2021): 830–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2021.01.052.

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33888229
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Taron, Jana, Borek Foldyna, Thomas Mayrhofer, Michael T. Osborne, Nandini Meyersohn, Daniel O. Bittner, Stefan B. Puchner, et al. “Risk Stratification With the Use of Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography in Patients With Nonobstructive Coronary Artery Disease.” Jacc Cardiovasc Imaging, April 8, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2021.03.019.

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33865792
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Sullivan, Kristen, Barbara S. Doumouras, Bernadet T. Santema, Mary Norine Walsh, Pamela S. Douglas, Adriaan A. Voors, and Harriette G. C. Van Spall. “Sex-Specific Differences in Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors, Management, and Outcomes.” Can J Cardiol 37, no. 4 (April 2021): 560–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2020.12.025.

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33383166
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