Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, MSCAI; Mount Sinai Professor in Cardiovascular Clinical Research and Outcomes; Professor of Medicine in Cardiology, and Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist, and clinical research expert in the field of cardiovascular disease. As Director of the Center for Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at Mount Sinai, she has built a globally-respected academic research center focused on developing randomized clinical trials, outcomes research projects and high impact academic publications.
A prolific researcher, she has served as principal investigator for numerous global studies, developed risk scores for bleeding and acute kidney injury, participates regularly in developing clinical guidelines, and has authored >1,000 peer-reviewed articles. She has been included in Clarivate Analytics: “Most Cited Researchers – Top 1%” as well as “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” (Thomson Reuters) as one of the highly cited researchers for several consecutive years. She is a founder and Chief Scientific Officer of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and recently founded Women as One, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing opportunities for women in medicine.
Very active within professional organizations, Dr. Mehran is a current member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Board of Trustees and was Chair of the ACC Interventional Council (2016-2019); Program Chair of the 2016 Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), where she was also a co-founder of the Women in Innovations (WIN) Committee; and is a member of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women Scientific Advisory Group. Prior to Mount Sinai, Dr. Mehran held appointments at Columbia University Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Washington Hospital Center.
She completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Mehran is a recipient of several awards including the 2016 American College of Cardiology Bernadine Healy Leadership in CV disease award, the 2018 Nanette Wenger Award from Women’s Heart for excellence in research and education, the 2019 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and the 2019 ESC Silver Medal and Andreas Grüntzig Lecture plaque.
- Location: USA