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Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.

Assistant Professor,


Clinical Specialties

Cardiac Imaging, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Cardiology, Critical Care, Cardiology (clinical), Echocardiography

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University Ghana Medical School-Ghana , 1996
  • M.D., University Ghana Medical School-Ghana , 2000
  • M.S., WFU School of Medicine , 2007
  • Internship, Pediatric Surgery, Korle-Bu Teaching Hos, 2001
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Korle-Bu Teaching Hos, 2002
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Hosp Of St Raphael, 2003
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hosp Of St Raphael, 2005
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, WFU School of Medicine, 2007
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, WFU School of Medicine, 2008
  • Fellowship, Internal Medicine, University of Virginia School, 2011

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Am Heart Association

NPI Number

  • 1134241474
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.

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Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.

Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

prevention, vascular diseases

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Recent Publications

Yeboah J, Herrington DM. Intermediate end point cardiovascular clinical trials: an excellent idea based on an obsolete paradigm. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014;12(2):161-165.

Manichaikul A, Rich SS, Perry H, Yeboah J, Law M, Davis M, Parker M, Ragosta M, Connelly JJ, McNamara CA, Taylor AM. A functionally significant polymorphism in ID3 is associated with human coronary pathology. PLoS One. 2014;9(3):e90222.

Cox AJ, Azeem A, Yeboah J, Soliman EZ, Aggarwal SR, Bertoni AG, Carr JJ, Freedman BI, Herrington DM, Bowden DW. Heart rate-corrected QT interval is an independent predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2014;37(5):1454-1461.

Yeboah J, Delaney JA, Nance R, McClelland RL, Polak JF, Sibley CT, Bertoni A, Burke GL, Carr JJ, Herrington DM. Mediation of cardiovascular risk factor effects through subclinical vascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014;34():.

Ahmed FS, Jiang XC, Schwartz JE, Hoffman EA, Yeboah J, Shea S, Burkart KM, Barr RG. Plasma sphingomyelin and longitudinal change in percent emphysema on CT. The MESA lung study. Biomarkers. 2014;19(3):207-213.


Azeem A, Yeboah J, Bertoni A, Burke G, Turkbey E, Szklo M, Herrington D. Association of hemoglobin A1C with cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in individuals without diabetes--the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AP278.

Virgadamo S, Azeem A, Yeboah J, Rodriguez CJ, Cox AJ, Bowden DW, Herrington DM. Premature ventricular complexes predict mortality in a population with type 2 diabetes--the Diabetes Heart Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AP049.

Eckman DM, Stacey RB, Rowe R, D'Agostino R Jr, Kock ND, Sane DC, Torti FM, Yeboah J, Workman S, Lane KS, Hundley WG. Weekly doxorubicin increases coronary arteriolar wall and adventitial thickness. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57554.

Gibson AO, Yeboah J, Arnan MK, Sacco R, Blaha, M, Szklo M, Herrington D. Coronary artery calcium score is an independent predictor of incident stroke in population based adults. Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A16175.

Yeboah J, Carr JJ, Terry JG, Ding J, Zeb I, Liu S, Nasir K, Post W, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ. Computed tomography-derived cardiovascular risk markers, incident cardiovascular events, and all-cause mortality in nondiabetics: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2013;():.

Yeboah J, Smith CL, Sims M, Fox E, Ge Y, Wilson JG, Terry JG, Taylor HA Jr, Carr JJ. Coronary artery calcium score improves the net reclassification index of prevalent cardiovascular disease in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2012;125(10 Suppl):AP159.

Smith CL, Yeboah J, Sims M, Harman JL, Terry JG, Crump ME, Doherty M, Carr JJ, Taylor HA Jr. Association of coronary calcium score with cardiovascular risk factors in African Americans: the Jackson Heart Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2012;125(10 Suppl):AP154.

Yeboah J, McClelland RL, Polonsky TS, Burke GL, Sibley CT, O'Leary D, Carr JJ, Goff DC Jr, Greenland P, Herrington DM. Comparison of novel risk markers for improvement in cardiovascular risk assessment in intermediate-risk individuals. JAMA. 2012;308(8):788-795.

Yeboah J, Carr JJ, Terry JG, Ding J, Zeb I, Liu S, Nasir K, Post W, Blumenthal RS, Budoff M. Computed tomography derived cardiovascular risk markers, incident cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in adults free of clinical cardiovascular disease. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. Circulation. 2012;126(21 Suppl):A9536.

Azeem A, Yeboah J, Soliman EZ, Cox A, Bertoni A, Herrington DM, Bowden DW. Heart rate corrected QT interval is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality in a diabetic population--the Diabetes Heart Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2012;126(21 Suppl):A15550.

Yeboah J, Rodriguez CJ, Stacey B, Lima JA, Liu S, Carr JJ, Hundley WG, Herrington DM. Prognosis of individuals with asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Circulation. 2012;126(23):2713-2719.

Yeboah J, Greenland P, Herrington DM. Markers for prediction of cardiovascular disease risk [reply to letter]. JAMA. 2012;308(24):2561-2562.


Yeboah J. Flaws in current clinical trial design: need for intermediate markers [editorial]. J Postgenom Drug Biomark Develop. 2011;1():102e.

Yeboah J, Redline S, Johnson C, Tracy R, Ouyang P, Blumenthal RS, Burke GL, Herrington DM. Association between sleep apnea, snoring, incident cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in an adult population: MESA. Atherosclerosis. 2011;219(2):963-968.

Yeboah J, Bertoni AG, Herrington DM, Post WS, Burke GL. Impaired fasting glucose and the risk of incident diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular events [reply to letter]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;58(24):2547.


Yeboah J, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Mcburnie MA, Burke GL, Herrington DM, Crouse JR. Association between brachial artery reactivity and cardiovascular disease status in an elderly cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Atherosclerosis. 2008;197(2):768-776.

Yeboah J, Klein K, Brosnihan B, Reboussin D, Herrington DM. Effects of hormone therapy on soluble cell adhesion molecules in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease. Menopause. 2008;15(6):1060-1064.

Yeboah J, Burke GL, Crouse JR, Lima JA, Johnson C, Polak JF, Folsom A, Post W, Herrington DM. Predictive value of brachial flow-mediated dilation for incident cardiovascular events in population based adults free of cardiovascular disease at baseline: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(18 Suppl 2):S1090.

Yeboah J, Crouse JR, Burke GL, Bluemke DA, Polak JL, Lima JA, Herrington DM. Endothelial dysfunction is associated with left ventricular mass and left ventricular ejection fraction (assessed using MRI) independent of blood pressure and antihypertensive medication use (MESA) [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(18 Suppl 2):S1096.


Yeboah J, Crouse JR, Hsu F-C, Burke GL, Herrington DM. Brachial flow-mediated dilation predicts incident cardiovascular events in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circulation. 2007;115(18):2390-2397.

Yeboah J, Burke GL, McBurnie MA, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Crouse JR, Herrington DM. Association of endothelial function and cardiovascular disease status in an elderly cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2007;115(8):e286.

Yeboah J, Sane DC, Crouse JR, Herrington DM, Bowden DW. Low plasma levels of FGF-2 and PDGF-BB are associated with cardiovascular events in type II diabetes mellitus (Diabetes Heart Study). Dis Markers. 2007;23(3):173-178.

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Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Clinical Specialties

Cardiac Imaging, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Cardiology, Critical Care, Cardiology (clinical), Echocardiography
Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.

Joseph Yeboah, M.B.Ch.B.

Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Epidemiology & Prevention

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