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Dr. Lavie graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1983 and completed internal medicine residency at Ochsner and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Mayo , where he joined the faculty in 1989. Dr. Lavie is Professor of Medicine and Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Preventive Cardiology; Director, Exercise Testing Laboratory; and Staff Cardiologist, Echocardiographic Laboratory at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, Ochsner Clinical School-The University of Queensland School of Medicine and he previously served for 10 years as Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Training program. He serves as a Consultant in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Lavie’s research interests include cardiac rehabilitation and prevention, lipids, hypertension, obesity, and exercise, as well as noninvasive testing, encompassing echocardiography, exercise testing, and nuclear cardiology. He is the author of over 800 medical publications including two cardiology textbooks, and 40 book chapters. Dr. Lavie serves as a frequent lecturer, reviewer for several medical journals, and is Associate Editor and Cardiovascular Section Editor of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Prevention, Postgraduate Medicine, Emergency Medicine, the Ochsner Journal, Coronary Artery Disease, The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Current Cardiology Reviews, Cardiovascular Disorders, Journal of Geriatric Cardiology , Future Cardiology , Journal Glycomics and Lipidomics ,European Medical Journal-Cardiology, The Open Atherosclerosis & Thrombosis Journal , The Open Heart Failure Journal and Diseases. He has previously served on the editorial boards of Chest, Internal Medicine, and as the US Associate Editor of Cardiology in the Elderly and Associate Editor of the American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology and Congestive Heart Failure. He has recently been named as Editor in Chief of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases , starting in January ,2014.For 2011 till now, he has served as Chairman of the Document Oversights Committee for AACVPR. For the years 2003 and 2004 he served as Chairman of Vascular, Hypertension and Prevention for the American College of Cardiology and he has been an elite reviewer for JACC for 5 of the last 6 years, also receiving the Simon Dack Award as a life-time, hall of fame, reviewer. From a personal stand-point, he is an avid sports fan and competitive runner, with personal records in the 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon and Marathon of 18:30,38:30,1:24:30, and 3:10, respectively. He is the author of “The Obesity Paradox” ,released April,2014.
Cardiovascular Diseases, Atherosclerosis & Thrombosis, Coronary Artery Disease