Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH

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  • 77 h-Index

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Nasir received his MD from Pakistan, followed by a MPH at John Hopkins University. Dr. Nasir completed his internal medicine residency at Boston Medical Center and cardiology fellowship at Yale University. He also received postdoctoral research training at the division of cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was recipient of NIH T-32 fellowship in cardiac imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. He recently earned a Master’s degree in Health Economics and Policy Management from London School of Economics & Political Science.

Dr. Nasir serves as Associate Editor for Circulation: Quality of Care and Outcomes, editorial board member for Circulation as well on the board of directors for American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC). He was honored with the Johns Hopkins Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2013, which acknowledges alumni who have typified Johns Hopkins tradition of excellence and brought credit to the University by their personal accomplishments, professional achievements, or humanitarian service

Dr. Nasir has over 500 peer-reviewed articles which are published in top journals such as Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Archives of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology and European Heart Journal. Dr. Nasir has lectured extensively throughout the world on coronary arthrosclerosis, cardiac imaging and prevention.

Research interests

Dr. Nasir’s area of expertise in preventive cardiology involves the identification of high-risk individuals — those likely to have a heart attack or stroke. His research helps to identify the at-risk population so that treatments may be targeted to them.

Research Area Keywords

  • Heart & Vascular
  • Outcomes, Quality & Health Care Performance

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Research Output

2019 clinical trials in lipid lowering

Feldman, D. I., Pacor, J. M., Blumenthal, R. S. & Nasir, K., Jul 1 2020, In : Current Opinion in Cardiology. 35, 4, p. 319-324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Absence of Coronary Artery Calcification in Middle-Aged Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patients Without Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

    Mszar, R., Grandhi, G. R., Valero-Elizondo, J., Virani, S. S., Blankstein, R., Blaha, M., Mata, P., Miname, M. H., Al Rasadi, K., Krumholz, H. M., Santos, R. D. & Nasir, K., Apr 1 2020, In : JACC. Cardiovascular imaging. 13, 4, p. 1090-1092 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    3 Scopus citations

    All-cause and cause-specific mortality in individuals with zero and minimal coronary artery calcium: A long-term, competing risk analysis in the Coronary Artery Calcium Consortium

    Blaha, M. J., Cainzos-Achirica, M., Dardari, Z., Blankstein, R., Shaw, L. J., Rozanski, A., Rumberger, J. A., Dzaye, O., Michos, E. D., Berman, D. S., Budoff, M. J., Miedema, M. D., Blumenthal, R. S. & Nasir, K., Feb 2020, In : Atherosclerosis. 294, p. 72-79 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Association between frequency of primary care provider visits and evidence-based statin prescribing and statin adherence: Findings from the Veterans Affairs system

    Ahmed, S. T., Mahtta, D., Rehman, H., Akeroyd, J., Al Rifai, M., Rodriguez, F., Jneid, H., Nasir, K., Samad, Z., Alam, M., Petersen, L. A. & Virani, S. S., Mar 1 2020, In : American Heart Journal. 221, p. 9-18 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Association of Aspirin and Other Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs With Vertebral Trabecular Bone: Data From Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, a Population-Based Multicenter Cohort Study

    Ahmad, K., Budoff, M. J., Delaney, J. A., Mao, S. S., Gao, Y., Nasir, K., Tracy, R. & Li, D., Jul 1 2020, In : Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 44, 4, p. 562-568 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle