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

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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Kammerlander, Andreas A., Thomas Mayrhofer, Maros Ferencik, Neha J. Pagidipati, Julia Karady, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Michael T. Lu, et al. “Association of Metabolic Phenotypes With Coronary Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Stable Chest Pain.” Diabetes Care 44, no. 4 (April 2021): 1038–45. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc20-1760.

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33558267
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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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Yong, Celina M., Sowmya Balasubramanian, Pamela S. Douglas, Prachi Agarwal, Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, Santosh Gummidipundi, Wayne Batchelor, Claire S. Duvernoy, Robert A. Harrington, and Roxana Mehran. “Temporal Trends in the Proportion of Women Physician Speakers at Major Cardiovascular Conferences.” Circulation 143, no. 7 (February 16, 2021): 755–57. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.052663.

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33587663
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Fichtenbaum, Carl J., Heather J. Ribaudo, Jorge Leon-Cruz, Edgar T. Overton, Markella V. Zanni, Carlos D. Malvestutto, Judith A. Aberg, et al. “Corrigendum to: Patterns of Antiretroviral Therapy Use and Immunologic Profiles at Enrollment in the REPRIEVE Trial.” J Infect Dis 223, no. 2 (February 3, 2021): 352. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa594.

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33068427
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Samei, Ehsan, Taylor Richards, William P. Segars, Melissa A. Daubert, Alex Ivanov, Geoffrey D. Rubin, Pamela S. Douglas, and Udo Hoffmann. “Task-dependent estimability index to assess the quality of cardiac computed tomography angiography for quantifying coronary stenosis.” J Med Imaging (Bellingham) 8, no. 1 (January 2021): 013501. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JMI.8.1.013501.

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33447644
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Ong, Geraldine, Philippe Pibarot, Bjorn Redfors, Neil J. Weissman, Wael A. Jaber, Raj R. Makkar, Stamatios Lerakis, et al. “Diastolic Function and Clinical Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: PARTNER 2 SAPIEN 3 Registry.” J Am Coll Cardiol 76, no. 25 (December 22, 2020): 2940–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.10.032.

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33334422
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Karády, Júlia, Thomas Mayrhofer, Alexander Ivanov, Borek Foldyna, Michael T. Lu, Maros Ferencik, Amit Pursnani, et al. “Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Anatomic vs Functional Index Testing in Patients With Low-Risk Stable Chest Pain.” Jama Netw Open 3, no. 12 (December 1, 2020): e2028312. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28312.

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33315111
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Brown, Justin C., Sui Zhang, Jennifer A. Ligibel, Melinda L. Irwin, Lee W. Jones, Nancy Campbell, Michael N. Pollak, et al. “Effect of Exercise or Metformin on Biomarkers of Inflammation in Breast and Colorectal Cancer: A Randomized Trial.” Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 13, no. 12 (December 2020): 1055–62. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-20-0188.

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32859615
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