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J.Jeffrey Carr, MD, MSc, FSCCT


Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee


Dr. Carr received his Medical Degree at Vanderbilt University and returned as a cardiovascular clinician-scientist and Professor of Radiology in the departments of Bioinformatics and Cardiovascular Medicine. His research is focused on developing quantitative imaging based biomarkers that can be used for to predict future disease risk or to support clinical decision making in populations or for personalized medicine applications. He has lead several projects that have utilized CT, MRI and ultrasound including: CARDIA, TOBAGO, Jackson Heart Study, Family Heart Study and Diabetes Heart Study.