Elsayed Z Soliman, MD
Director, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center (EPICARE)
Soliman is nationally known for his work on population electrocardiography (ECG) and cardiac rhythm disorders. He is currently the Principal Investigator for the ECG Reading Centers of 15 NIH-funded studies including SPRINT, MESA, JHS, ARIC, HCHS-SOL, CRIC, ACCORDION, EDIC, INSIGHT/START, LOOKAHEAD, and several others. His research interests range from improving the current methods of recording ECG in population studies to developing new applications for the ECG data. This included inventing a new ECG cable, developing a new method for quality control of ECG recording in population studies, and establishing several new ECG predictors for sudden cardiac death, coronary heart disease, stroke and atrial fibrillation.