Daniel Levy

After completing his training in cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Daniel Levy joined the Framingham Heart Study and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 1984 and became Director of the Framingham Heart Study in 1994. As Director, Dr. Levy has helped usher the Framingham Heart Study into new directions. He has helped implement several bold new initiatives in Framingham, including imaging studies for subclinical atherosclerosis using cardiac CT and MRI, recruitment of a third generation of Framingham participants, and the establishment of a genetics program to identify genes responsible for complex diseases. Dr. Levy has published over 250 articles in leading medical journals. He is a professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and clinical associate professor at Harvard. Dr. Levy lectures extensively around the country and internationally on a variety of topics both to medical and lay audiences. Dr. Levy is the author of a recently published book about the revolution in prevention of heart disease, titled


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