“Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease—What do we know?”
Monday, April 11
Wolfe Street Building W5030
Alain Bertoni is a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at Wake Forest School of Medicine, where he is also appointed in the Department of Internal Medicine’s section on general medicine. He joined the Wake Forest faculty in 2001 as an assistant professor after earning degrees from the schools of Medicine and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in 1994 and 1999, respectively, and conducting postdoctoral training at Johns Hopkins with the Osler Medical Service and in general internal medicine and epidemiology. Dr. Bertoni focuses his epidemiological research on diabetes, cardiovascular disease and disparities in health and health care. He is currently the principal investigator or co-principal investigator of several major research efforts and clinical trials related to diabetes, heart failure, and atherosclerosis risk, including the Lifestyle Intervention for Treatment of Diabetes study, the Targeted Analyses of Diabetes and Obesity in the Jackson Heart Study, and the MESA early heart failure study. Dr. Bertoni is also a faculty member of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity and the Translational Science Institute's Program for Community Engagement.