Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Heart and Vascular Faculty

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Marietta S. Ambrose, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine - 2 East
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Bachelor of Arts in Medical Sciences, Pathology )
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England , 1998.
MD
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, 2001.
MPH (Concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics)
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General Surgery, Addenbrookes Hospital, University of Cambridge, England , 2001-2001.
Research Fellowship, Wellman Laboratories, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA , 2002-2003.
Internship in Internal Medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, University of East Anglia, England, 2002-2002.
Internship in Internal Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2003-2004.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2004-2006.
Fellow in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD , 2006-2007.
Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine & Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD , 2007-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine - Certified in Internal Medicine, 2006.
American board of Internal Medicine- Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, 2010.
Diplomate of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2011.
Diplomate of the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2012.
Diplomate of the National Board of Echocardiography, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Folsom AR, Duval S, Soliman EZ, Ambrose M, Eberly LE, Alonso A. : “Smoking and Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.” Heart Rhythm 8(8): 1160-6, August 2011 Notes: Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Folsom AR, Soliman EZ, Chambless LE, Crow R, Ambrose M, Alonso A. : “A clinical risk score for atrial fibrillation in a biracial prospective cohort (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study).” Am J Cardiol 107(1): 85-91, January 2011.

Ambrose MS, Valdiviezo C, Mehra V, Lardo AC , Lima JAC, George RT.: “CT Perfusion: Ready for Prime Time.” Current Cardiology Reports 13(1): 57-66, 2011.

Valdiviezo C, Ambrose M, Mehra V, Lardo AC, Lima JAC, George RT. : “Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis and Interpretation of CT Perfusion Imaging.” J Nucl Cardiol. 17(6): 1091-100, December 2010.

Ambrose MS, Lima JAC, Lardo AC, George RT. : “Delayed Enhanced CT Viability Imaging Accurately Measures Coronary Calcium Burden While Reducing Overall Radiation Dose.” Oral abstract presentation at Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Annual Scientific Meeting, July 15th to 18th, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada. July 2010.

Ambrose MS, Lima JAC, Lardo AC, George RT: “Delayed Enhanced CT Viability Imaging Accurately Measures Coronary Calcium Burden While Reducing Overall Radiation Dose.” Oral abstract presentation at Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Annual Scientific Meeting, July 15th to 18th, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2010.

Alonso A, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Ambrose M, Chamberlain AM, Prineas RJ, Folsom AR. : "Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study." Am Heart J 158(1): 11-7, July 2009.

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Ambrose M, Folsom AR, Soliman EZ, Alonso A: “Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.” Am Heart J 158(1): 111-7, July 2009.

Crawford SO, Ambrose MS, Hoogeveen RC, Brancati FL, Ballantyne CM, Young JH. : "Association of lactate with blood pressure before and after rapid weight loss." Am J Hypertens 21(12): 1337-42, December 2008.

Ambrose MS, Nagy CD, Blumenthal RS.: "Selective use of coronary calcification measurements in an expanded intermediate risk group." J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2(4): 209-13, July-Aug 2008.

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