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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.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Specialties

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.

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Contact Information

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

Email: zmzhang@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

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

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Gregg RE, Warren J, Horacek MB, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ. 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. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(3):342-350.


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

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,. Impact of ancestry and common genetic variants on QT interval in African Americans. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013;5(6):647-655.

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

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

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Warren J, Gregg RE, Haisty WK, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ. 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. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013;2(3):e000061.

Denes P, Garside DB, Lloyd-Jones D, Gouskova N, Soliman EZ, Ostfeld R, Zhang ZM, Camacho A, Prineas R, Raij L, Daviglus ML. 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). Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(10):1667-1675.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Gregg RE, Haisty WK Jr, Z Vitolins M, Curtis AB, Warren J, Horacek MB, Zhou SH, Soliman EZ. 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). J Electrocardiol. 2013;46(6):707-716.

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


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

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

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

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,. Novel loci associated with PR interval in a genome-wide association study of 10 African American cohorts. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012;5(6):639-646.


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

Prineas RJ, Crow RS, Zhang Z-M.


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


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

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


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

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



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

Prineas R, McClure L, Zhang ZM, Howard GH, Cushman M. 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]. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):629.

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Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Clinical Specialties

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

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

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

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