Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2002)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004), Internal Medicine
McGaw Medical Center Northwestern University (2008), Cardiology

Research Interest

  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Long-term Cardiovascular Risk
  • Long-term Risk Estimation
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Carotid Artery


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Biomarkers of chronic cardiac injury and hemodynamic stress identify a malignant phenotype of left ventricular hypertrophy in the general population.
Neeland IJ, Drazner MH, Berry JD, Ayers CR, Defilippi C, Seliger SL, Nambi V, McGuire DK, Omland T, de Lemos JA J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2013 Jan 61 2 187-95
Lifetime risk and years lived free of total cardiovascular disease.
Wilkins JT, Ning H, Berry J, Zhao L, Dyer AR, Lloyd-Jones DM JAMA 2012 Nov 308 17 1795-801
Lifetime risk for cancer death by sex and smoking status: the lifetime risk pooling project.
Gawron A, Hou L, Ning H, Berry JD, Lloyd-Jones DM Cancer Causes Control 2012 Oct 23 10 1729-37
Association of cardiorespiratory fitness with total, cardiovascular, and noncardiovascular mortality across 3 decades of follow-up in men and women.
Vigen R, Ayers C, Willis B, DeFina L, Berry JD Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2012 May 5 3 358-64

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American Heart Association
  • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care
  • AstraZeneca’s Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, First Place
  • Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Award Winner from the American Heart Association

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention