Dr. Cannon is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and senior physician in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He earned his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and did internal medicine residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and cardiovascular fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Cannon has published over 1000 original articles, reviews, or electronic publications in the field of acute coronary syndromes and prevention and has authored or edited 18 books. He has received numerous awards, including leadership awards from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
He has been principal investigator of more than 20 multicenter clinical trials, including TACTICS-TIMI 18, PROVE IT, IMPROVE IT, and RE-DUAL PCI trials. Dr. Cannon serves as Executive Director of Cardiometabolic Trials at the Baim Institute for Clinical Research. He is in many other trials and registry projects in the fields of acute coronary syndromes, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, lipids and prevention.