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Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., M.P.H.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Atherosclerosis, Arrhythmias, Coronary Artery Disease, Electrocardiography, Clinical Trials

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0835 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: zmzhang@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • M.P.H., Beijing Capital Institute In Med-China, 1986
  • M.D., Shandong Medical University-China, 2013
Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., M.P.H.

Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

Electrocardiography; Coronary Disease; Body Surface Potential Mapping; Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted; Quality Assurance, Health Care
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0835 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: zmzhang@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Bundle branch blocks and the risk of mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ.. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016;17(6):411-417.

Factors associated with ocular health care utilization among Hispanics/Latinos: results from an ancillary study to the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). McClure LA, Zheng DD, Lam BL, Tannenbaum SL, Joslin CE, Davis S, Lopez-Cevallos D, Youngblood ME Jr, Zhang ZM, Chambers CP, Lee DJ.. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134(3):320-329.

Bidirectional association between atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure in the elderly. O'Neal WT, Qureshi W, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ.. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2016;17(3):181-186.

Progression of electrocardiographic abnormalities in type 1 diabetes during 16 years of follow-up: the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) study. Soliman EZ, Backlund JY, Bebu I, Li Y, Zhang ZM, Cleary PA, Lachin JM.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(3):e002882.

Electrocardiographic advanced interatrial block and atrial fibrillation risk in the general population. O'Neal WT, Zhang ZM, Loehr LR, Chen LY, Alonso A, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2016;117(11):1755-1759.

Race and sex differences in the incidence and prognostic significance of silent myocardial infarction in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Rodriguez CJ, Loehr L, Rosamond WD, Kitzman D, Couper D, Soliman EZ.. Circulation. 2016;133(22):2141-2148.

Advanced interatrial block and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. O'Neal WT, Kamel H, Zhang ZM, Chen LY, Alonso A, Soliman EZ.. Neurology. 2016;87(4):352-356.

Electrocardiographic repolarization-related predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women with cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2015;48(1):101-111.

Ventricular conduction defects and the risk of incident heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ.. J Card Fail. 2015;21(4):307-312.

Atrial fibrillation and risk of ST-segment-elevation versus non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Soliman EZ, Lopez F, O'Neal WT, Chen LY, Bengtson L, Zhang ZM, Loehr L, Cushman M, Alonso A.. Circulation. 2015;131(21):1843-1850.

A wide QRS/T angle in bundle branch blocks is associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Whitsel EA, Tereshchenko L, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2015;48(4):672-677.

The Romhilt-Estes left ventricular hypertrophy score and its components predict all-cause mortality in the general population. Estes EH, Zhang ZM, Li Y, Tereschenko LG, Soliman EZ.. Am Heart J. 2015;170(1):104-109.

Individual components of the Romhilt-Estes left ventricular hypertrophy score differ in their prediction of cardiovascular events: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Estes EH, Zhang ZM, Li Y, Tereshchenko LG, Soliman EZ.. Am Heart J. 2015;170(6):1220-1226.

Determinants of developing widened spatial QRS-T angle in HIV-infected individuals: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] Study. Dawood FZ, Roediger MP, Grandits G, Miller D, Fisher M, Zhang ZM, Hodder S, Hoy JF, Lundgren JD, Neaton JD, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(2):264-271.

Race- and sex-associated differences in rate-adjusted QT, QTpeak, ST elevation and other regional measures of repolarization: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Gregg RE, Warren J, Horacek MB, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(3):342-350.

Usefulness of electrocardiographic QRS/T angles with versus without bundle branch blocks to predict heart failure (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study). Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2014;114(3):412-418.

Electrocardiographic repolarization-related variables as predictors of coronary heart disease death in the Women's Health Initiative study. Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Vitolins M, Perez M, Allison MA, Greenland P, Soliman EZ.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014;3(4):e001005.

Atrial fibrillation and incident myocardial infarction in the elderly. O'Neal WT, Sangal K, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ.. Clin Cardiol. 2014;37(12):750-755.

Electrocardiographic spatial QRS-T angle and incident cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients (from the Strategies for the Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] study). Dawood FZ, Khan F, Roediger MP, Zhang ZM, Swaminathan S, Klinker H, Hoy J, Lundgren JD, Neaton JD, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2013;111(1):118-124.

Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study. Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Soliman EZ, Manson JE, Martin LW, Perez M, Vitolins M, Prineas RJ.. Circ Heart Fail. 2013;6(4):655-661.

Electrocardiographic predictors of incident heart failure in men and women free from manifest cardiovascular disease (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study. Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Prineas RJ, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ.. Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(6):843-849.

Electrocardiographic predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women free from cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Warren J, Gregg RE, Haisty WK, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ.. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013;2(3):e000061.

Major and minor electrocardiographic abnormalities and their association with underlying cardiovascular disease and risk factors in Hispanics/Latinos (from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos). Denes P, Garside DB, Lloyd-Jones D, Gouskova N, Soliman EZ, Ostfeld R, Zhang ZM, Camacho A, Prineas R, Raij L, Daviglus ML.. Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(10):1667-1675.

Normal standards for computer-ECG programs for prognostically and diagnostically important ECG variables derived from a large ethnically diverse female cohort: the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Gregg RE, Haisty WK Jr, Z Vitolins M, Curtis AB, Warren J, Horacek MB, Zhou SH, Soliman EZ.. J Electrocardiol. 2013;46(6):707-716.

The relationships between QRS duration and morphology, cardiac structure and function, and incident heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study [abstract]. Gupta DK, Shah AM, Rautaharju PM, Heiss G, Fox E, Mnsley T, Zhang ZM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ, Solomon SD.. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A17411.

United States national prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in black and white middle-age (45- to 64-Year) and older (greater than or equal to 65-Year) adults (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study). Prineas RJ, Le A, Soliman EZ, Zhang Z-M, Howard VJ, Ostchega Y, Howard G.. Am J Cardiol. 2012;109(8):1223-1228.

Is silent myocardial infarction more common in women with type 2 diabetes than in men?. Stiles MC, Seaquist ER, Yale JF, Green JB, Katz LA, Kempainen S, Light LS, Pepper PV, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ.. J Diabetes Complications. 2012;26(2):118-122.

Prognostic significance of serial Q/ST-T changes by the Minnesota Code and Novacode in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Zhang ZM, Prineas RJ, Soliman EZ, Baggett C, Heiss G.. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2012;19(6):1430-1436.

Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women's Health Initiative [WHI]). Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Soliman EZ, Manson JE, Cain ME, Martin LW, Bavry AA, Mehta L, Vitolins M, Prineas RJ.. Am J Cardiol. 2012;110(10):1489-1495.

Novel loci associated with PR interval in a genome-wide association study of 10 African American cohorts. Butler AM, Yin X, Evans DS, Nalls MA, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Li G, Buxbaum SG, Whitsel EA, Alonso A, Arking DE, Benjamin EJ, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Chen W, Deo R, Ellinor PT, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hsueh WC, Keating BJ, Kerr KF, Li Y,.. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012;5(6):639-646.

Impact of ancestry and common genetic variants on QT interval in African Americans. Smith JG, Avery CL, Evans DS, Nalls MA, Meng YA, Smith EN, Palmer C, Tanaka T, Mehra R, Butler AM, Young T, Buxbaum SG, Kerr KF, Berenson GS, Schnabel RB, Li G, Ellinor PT, Magnani JW, Chen W, Bis JC, Curb JD, Hsueh WC,.. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012;5(6):647-655.

Gender differences between the Minnesota code and Novacode electrocardiographic prognostication of coronary heart disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Zhang Z-m, Prineas RJ, Case D, Psaty BM, Suzuki T, Burke GL.. Am J Cardiol. 2011;107(6):817-820.

Use of hundreds of electrocardiographic biomarkers for prediction of mortality in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative. Gorodeski EZ, Ishwaran H, Kogalur UB, Blackstone EH, Hsich E, Zhang Z-m, Vitolins MZ, Manson JE, Curb JD, Prineas RJ, et al.. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011;4(5):521-532.

. Prineas RJ, Crow RS, Zhang Z-M. In: The Minnesota code manual of electrocardiographic findings including measurement and comparison with the Novacode; standards and procedures for ECG measurement in epidemiologic and clinical trials. 2nd ed [Internet]. London: Springer;2010: .

Evaluation and comparison of the Minnesota Code and Novacode for electrocardiographic Q-ST wave abnormalities for the independent prediction of incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the Women's Health Initiative). Zhang Z-m, Prineas RJ, Eaton CB.. Am J Cardiol. 2010;106(1):18-25.

Ambient particulate air pollution and ectopy the environmental epidemiology of arrhythmogenesis in Women's Health Initiative Study, 1999-2004. Liao DP, Whitsel E, Duan YK, Lin HM, Quibrera PM, Smith R, Peuquet D, Prineas R, Zhang ZM, Anderson G.. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2009;72(1):30-38.

Ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of atrial fibrillation and its impact on understanding the ethnic distribution of ischemic stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ, Case LD, Zhang Z-m, Goff DC Jr.. Stroke. 2009;40(4):1204-1211.

Ambient fine particulate matter exposure and myocardial ischemia in the Environmental Epidemiology of Arrhythmogenesis in the Women's Health Initiative (EEAWHI) study. Zhang Z-m, Whitsel EA, Quibrera PM, Smith RL, Liao D, Anderson GL, Prineas RJ.. Environ Health Perspect. 2009;117(5):751-756.

Synergistic effect of polymorphisms of paraoxonase gene cluster and arsenic exposure on electrocardiogram abnormality. Liao Y-T, Li W-F, Chen C-J, Prineas RJ, Chen WJ, Zhang Z-M, Sun C-W, Wang S-L.. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2009;239(2):178-183.

The sensitivity of the method used to detect atrial fibrillation in population studies affects group-specific prevalence estimates: ethnic and regional distribution of atrial fibrillation in the REGARDS study. Prineas RJ, Soliman EZ, Howard G, Howard VJ, Cushman M, Zhang Z-M, Moy CS.. J Epidemiol. 2009;19(4):177-181.

Ventricular repolarization, systolic hypertension, and ambient particulate air pollution: the Environmental Epidemiology of Arrhythmogenesis in WHI (EEAWHI), 1999-2002 [abstract]. Whitsel EA, Quibrera PM, Prineas RJ, Zhang Z-m, Liao D, Peuquet DJ, Anderson GL, Catellier DJ, Chen J-C, Smith RL.. Circulation. 2007;115(8):e256.

A simple procedure for estimation of the spatial QRS/T angle from the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram. Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Zhang Z-M.. J Electrocardiol. 2007;40(3):300-304.

Comparison of the prognostic significance of the electrocardiographic QRS/T angles in predicting incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study). Zhang Z-m, Prineas RJ, Case D, Soliman EZ, Rautaharju PM.. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100(5):844-849.

Electrocardiographic predictors of new-onset heart failure in men and in women free of coronary heart disease (from the Atherosclerosis in Communities [ARIC] Study). Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Wood J, Zhang Z-M, Crow R, Heiss G.. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100(9):1437-1441.

Ambient particulate air pollution and ectopy--the Environmental Epidemiology of Arrhythmogenesis in WHI (EEAWHI), 1999-2004 [abstract]. Liao D, Whitsel EA, Duan Y, Lin H-M, Quibrera M, Smith RL, Peuquet DJ, Prineas RJ, Zhang Z-M, Anderson G.. Circulation. 2007;116(16 Suppl):785.

Left ventricular hypertrophy in the stroke belt, contrasted with the rest of the USA: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study [abstract]. Prineas R, McClure L, Zhang ZM, Howard GH, Cushman M.. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):629.

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Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Clinical Interests

Atherosclerosis, Arrhythmias, Coronary Artery Disease, Electrocardiography, Clinical Trials
Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., M.P.H.

Zhu-Ming Zhang, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

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