Dr. Nasir received his MD from Pakistan, followed by a MPH at John Hopkins University. Dr. Nasir completed his internal medicine residency at Boston Medical Center and a cardiology fellowship at Yale University. He also received postdoctoral research training at the division of cardiology at John’s Hopkins Hospital, and was the recipient of NIH – T-32 fellowship in cardiac imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. He recently earned a Master’s degree in health economics and Policy Management from the London School of Economics & Political Science.
Dr. Nasir serves as Associate Editor for Circulation: Quality of Care and Outcomes, an editorial board member for Circulation as well as on the board of directors for the American Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC). He was honored with the John’s Hopkins Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2013, which acknowledges alumni who have typified John’s Hopkins tradition of excellence and brought credit to the University by their personal accomplishments, professional achievements, or humanitarian service.
Dr. Nasir has over 500 peer-reviewed articles that are published in top journals such as Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Archives of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology and European Heart Journal. Dr. Nasir has lectured extensively throughout the world on coronary atherosclerosis, cardiac imaging, and prevention.