Professor Nathan D. Wong

Professor and Director, Heart Disease Prevention Program Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA


Dr. Nathan Wong is a cardiovascular epidemiologist, specialist in preventive cardiology, and Professor and Director, Heart Disease Prevention Program, Division of Cardiology at the University of California, Irvine, with joint appointments in epidemiology at UCLA and UC Irvine and population health and disease prevention at UC Irvine. He holds MPH and PhD degrees in epidemiology from Yale University and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, National Lipid Association, and American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC).  He is a past president of the ASPC, Pacific Lipid Association chapter of the NLA, and InterAmerican Heart Foundation serving Latin America. Dr. Wong’s primary research interests include subclinical atherosclerosis, where he did pioneering work with coronary calcium, as well as the epidemiology and management of dyslipidemia, diabetes, and obesity in relation to cardiovascular disease.  He has been an investigator / collaborator with NIH studies including the Framingham Heart Study, Women’s Health Initiative, and Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, and has conducted numerous clinical trials involving dyslipidemia.  He has authored over 400 papers and co-edited seven textbooks, including the Braunwald Companion on Preventive Cardiology and two editions of the ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology.  He is on the editorial board of several cardiology and diabetes-related journals, including co-editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Preventive Cardiology.  He is a recipient of the ASPC Joseph Stokes Award for lifetime achievement in preventive cardiology and lifetime achievement award in clinical research from the UC Irvine School of Medicine.

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Effects of Quercetin on Blood Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Maria‐Corina Serban, MD, PhD | Amirhossein Sahebkar, PharmD | Alberto Zanchetti, MD, PhD | Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, MD, PhD | George Howard, DrPH | Diana Antal, PharmD | Florina Andrica, PhD | Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH | Wilbert S. Aronow, MD | Paul Muntner, PhD | Gregory Y. H. Lip, MD | Ian Graham, MD, PhD | Nathan Wong, MD, PhD | Jacek Rysz, MD, PhD | Maciej Banach, MD, PhD, FNLA, FAHA, FESC, FASA | for the Lipid and Blood Pressure Meta‐analysis Collaboration (LBPMC) Group

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