Heart Healthy Habits: MedEvidence Meet the SCRS Talks Podcast

February 15, 2023

In honor of American Heart Month,  Dr. Michael Koren was on the SCRS Talks podcast to share his top tips for heart health. Dr. Koren also explores how cardiovascular research and treatment have progressed over the past several years and some exciting new learnings for this vital therapeutic area.

Michael J. Koren, MD, is a practicing cardiologist and Chief Executive Officer at Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research, which conducts clinical trials at 7 locations in Florida. He received his medical degree cum laude at Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at New York Hospital/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/Cornell Medical Center.

He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, fellow and two-time president of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research, and the regional chapter of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Koren has served as an Investigator in over 2,000 trials and as the international lead investigator for many multi-centered trials, including ALLIANCE, ROLE, TREAT to TARGET, OSLER, and MENDEL studies. He has written and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and been published in the most prestigious medical journals. Dr. Koren has also designed a research training course for physicians, now in its 20th year.

On a personal note, Dr. Koren developed a lifelong interest in technology and Public Health during his time at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The Harvard School of Public Health. He also loves music. He has written two musical plays.

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