Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, FACC, MASNC, FAHA, FSCCTis Professor of
Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine
in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Shaw is a leading cardiovascular outcomes
researcher whose major focus is clinical diagnosis and management of
stable ischemic heart disease. Dr. Shaw has published more than 450
publications and presented more than 300 abstracts in major scientific
meetings in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. She is
among the top 1% of clinical researchers who have the most highly cited
publications in clinical medicine over the past decade (awarded by
Thomson Reuters). Based on her scientific contributions, Dr. Shaw was
recognized with the Simon Dack Award for academic excellence from
the American College of Cardiology in 2009. In 2013, she received the
Women’s Day Red Dress Award for her scientific contributions to women’s health. She is a member of the
Emory University MilliPub Club (awarded for a publication that is cited ≥1,000 times) and received the
Albert E. Levy Scientific Research Award, Emory University’s highest research award, in 2014.
In 2015, Dr. Shaw received Emory University School of Medicine’s highest award – the Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award.
She serves as an Associated Editor for several journals, including the Journal of the American College of
Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging and the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. She is also an editorial
consultant for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation. Dr. Shaw also serves on
the Board of Directors and is a Past‐President of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. She also
serves on the Board of Directors and is President‐Elect for the Society for Cardiovascular Computed
Tomography. She currently serves on several national committees including being chair of the
Cardiovascular Imaging Committee for the American Heart Association and serves as a member of the
Cardiovascular Disease in Women committee for the American College of Cardiology.