John H. Alexander, MD, MHS, FACC, is a cardiologist and professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology at Duke University, as well as the vice chief for Clinical Research in the Division of Cardiology. He is the director of cardiovascular research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute where he oversees a large group of clinical research faculty and a broad portfolio of cardiovascular clinical trials and other clinical research programs.
Dr. Alexander’s clinical interests are in acute and general cardiovascular disease, valvular heart disease, and echocardiology. His research focuses on the translation of novel therapeutic concepts into clinical data through clinical trials, specifically on the therapeutics of acute coronary syndromes and chronic coronary artery disease, on antithrombotic therapies, and on novel methodological approaches to clinical research.
Dr. Alexander has published extensively and has served on the steering committee and as the principal investigator of numerous multi-center clinical trials.