James E. Tcheng, MD, FACC, FSACI
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Community Medicine and Family Health (Informatics), Assistant Dean for Academic Appointments

Dr. James E. Tcheng is a Professor of Medicine and a Professor of Informatics at Duke University, Durham, NC. He is an active interventional cardiologist as well as faculty of the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Duke Center for Health Informatics. He serves as Director of the Duke Cardiovascular Databank and is Director of Performance Improvement for the Duke Heart Center. He is a key investigator of the FDA Medical Device Epidemiology Network (MDEpiNet), a non-regulatory member of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF), past Chair of the ACC Informatics and Health IT Task Force and the ACC Digital Strategy Committee, and is a member of the ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards. His current work focuses on harmonizing the clinical and operational definitions and informatics of cardiovascular clinical data elements across academia, regulatory agencies, the life sciences industry, professional societies, and standards organizations, to improve the capture, communication, interoperability, and analysis of healthcare information.