Themistocles L. Assimes, MD PhD

Themistocles L. Assimes, MD PhD


General Cardiology at Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Professional Education

  • PhD, McGill University, Epidemiology & Biostatistics (2008)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University (2005) CA
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2004)
  • MS, McGill University, Epidemiology & Biostatistics (2001)
  • Residency: McGill University Health Center (2000) Canada
  • ABIM, Internal Medicine, (certification not maintained beyond 2009) (1999)
  • Medical Education: Mcgill University (1994) Canada

Honors & Awards

  • J.W. McConnell Scholarship, McGill Universtiy (1989-1994)
  • Chief Medical Resident, McGill University Medical Center - Royal Victoria Hospital (1999-2000)
  • Edwin L. Alderman award for excellence in Clinical Cardiovascular Research, Stanford University School of Medicine (2004, 2005)
  • Determinants of Insulin mediated glucose update in South Asians, NIDDK (04/01/2011-01/31/2015)
  • Utility of the Aviir risk score in predicting incident coronary heart disease in the WHI (PI), Aviir, Inc. (08/01/2011-07/31/2013)
  • Integrative genomics and risk of CHD and related phenotypes in the Women’s Health Initiative, NHLBI (03/28/2013-03/27/2016)
  • Utility of a novel measure of telomere length in predicting CVD outcomes & response to statins, Telomere Diagnostics, Inc. (02/01/2015-04/30/17)
  • A pilot RNA-seq study among Long Life Study participants of the WHI, NHLBI (03/01/2015-08/31/2015)
  • Elected Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), council of Epidemiology and Prevention, American Heart Association (03/01/2016)

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Ancillary Studies Committee, Women's Health Initiative (2010 - Present)
  • Membership and Communications Committee, Council of Epidemiology and Prevention, American Heart Organization (2016 - 2018)
  • Leadership Committee, Council of Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, American Heart Association (2016 - 2018)

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