Victor J. Dzau, MD

Professor of Medicine
James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Campus mail Victor J. Dzau Laboratory GSRBII # Room 4015, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-5448
Email address

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1979 - 1980
  • Chief Resident Physician, Children's Hospital Boston, 1978 - 1979
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1976 - 1978
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Physiology, Harvard University , 1976 - 1978
  • Senior Assistant Resident, Children's Hospital Boston, 1975 - 1976
  • Clincal Fellow, Medicine, Harvard University , 1974 - 1976
  • Assistant Resident, Children's Hospital Boston, 1974 - 1975
  • Resident in Pathology, Pathology, Children's Hospital Boston, 1973 - 1974
  • Intern in Medicine, Medicine, Cornell University, 1972 - 1973
  • M.D., McGill University (Canada), 1972


Dzau, Victor J., Nicole Lurie, and Reed V. Tuckson. “After Harvey, Irma, and Maria, an Opportunity for Better Health-Rebuilding Our Communities as We Want Them.” Am J Public Health 108, no. 1 (January 2018): 32–33.

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Fuster, Valentin, Jendayi Frazer, Megan Snair, Rajesh Vedanthan, Victor Dzau, and Victor Committee on Global Health and the Future of the United States: A Report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. “The Future Role of the United States in Global Health: Emphasis on Cardiovascular Disease.” J Am Coll Cardiol 70, no. 25 (December 26, 2017): 3140–56.

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Batson, Amie, Michael Merson, and Victor Dzau. “Innovating through "interesting times" in global health.” Lancet 390, no. 10106 (October 28, 2017): e33–34.

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Dzau, Victor, Valentin Fuster, Jendayi Frazer, and Megan Snair. “Investing in Global Health for Our Future.” N Engl J Med 377, no. 13 (September 28, 2017): 1292–96.

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Yamey, Gavin, Marco Schäferhoff, Ole Kristian Aars, Barry Bloom, Dennis Carroll, Mukesh Chawla, Victor Dzau, et al. “Financing of international collective action for epidemic and pandemic preparedness.” Lancet Glob Health 5, no. 8 (August 2017): e742–44.

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Dal-Pra, Sophie, Conrad P. Hodgkinson, Maria Mirotsou, Imke Kirste, and Victor J. Dzau. “Demethylation of H3K27 Is Essential for the Induction of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming by miR Combo.” Circ Res 120, no. 9 (April 28, 2017): 1403–13.

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Dzau, Victor J., Mark B. McClellan, J Michael McGinnis, Sheila P. Burke, Molly J. Coye, Angela Diaz, Thomas A. Daschle, et al. “Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: Priorities From a National Academy of Medicine Initiative.” Jama 317, no. 14 (April 2017): 1461–70.

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