Editor Profile

JoAnne M. Foody, MD

Associate Editor

NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology, 2000-2014
About the NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology Board

JoAnne M. Foody, MD, is Director of the Cardiovascular Wellness Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Foody has an active role in inpatient care and mentors residents and fellows, with emphasis on strengthening cardiac disease prevention and rehabilitation. Her research has focused on identifying and fostering greater use of clinical strategies that prevent adverse cardiovascular events in people with and without coronary artery disease. Dr. Foody also has had leadership roles on the National AMI and National Heart Failure projects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She wrote for NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology from 2000 through 2014.


Consultant / Advisory board

Aegerion; Amarin; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Janssen; Merck; Pfizer; Sanofi-Aventis; Boehringer Ingelheim

Leadership positions in professional societies

American College of Cardiology, Cardiosmart (Co-chair)

Summaries by Joanne Foody