Leslee Shaw, PhD, FACC, FASNC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Co-Director

ECCRI

Phone: 404.712.0282

Fax: 404.727.6495

Email: lshaw3@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute

1462 Clifton Road NE
Suite 529

Atlanta, GA 30322

Education

  • BA, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, 1981
  • MA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1985
  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994

Biography

Leslee J. Shaw is an outcome research scientist with a background in the diagnosis of coronary disease and in the evaluation of cardiovascular imaging modalities.  In total, Dr. Shaw has published over 290 publications and presented more than 300 abstracts in major scientific meetings in the US, Europe, Australia, and South America. She serves as an Associated Editor for several journals including: the Journal of the American College of Cardiology - Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation - Cardiovascular Imaging, and the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. She is also an editorial consultant for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. She lectures frequently and has invited presentations at the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology meetings as well as international scientific meetings in Europe, South America, Japan, and Australia.

Dr. Shaw also serves on the board of directors for the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (where she serves on the executive committee as its President) and Society for Cardiac Computed Tomography. She has authored two books on outcomes assessment and women’s health, and serves on several national committees including two recent taskforces on computed tomography for the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. Dr. Shaw currently serves on the Cardiovascular Imaging Committee for the American Heart Association. In addition to her work with the American Heart Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and American College of Cardiology, Dr. Shaw has served on guidelines committees for the American Society of Echocardiography, Society of Nuclear Medicine, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, European Society of Cardiology, and American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine. She also serves as an abstract grader for the scientific sessions of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, World Congress of Cardiology, and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.

Research

Dr. Shaw's particular areas of research interest include test accuracy, risk assessment, prognosis, clinical outcome evaluation, and cost effectiveness with a particular emphasis on the role of diagnostic testing in special populations including gender and ethnic differences in risk detection.

Publications