Dr. Lopez-Jimenez is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo College of Medicine, the chair of the Division of Preventive Cardiology, the Director of Research at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, and the Co-Director of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology at Mayo Clinic. He is also the Chair of the International Committee for the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Dr. Lopez-Jimenez did his cardiology fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He trained in preventive cardiology at the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School and holds a Master’s of Science from Harvard School of Public Health. He has published more than 200 scientific publications, including invited editorials in journals like Lancet, and his scientific work has been cited more than 4,000 times. He is the co-PI for an epidemiologic study in the city of Brno, Czech Republic to identify novel cardiovascular risk factors and collaborates with investigators in England, Switzerland, China and South America on studies related to AI and preventive cardiology.
He is a member of the editorial boards of the American Journal of Cardiology, the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, Archives of Cardiology and the Journal of Clinical Investigation. He has been frequently featured by the national media, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN and NBC, and has been a guest speaker at National Public Radio on topics related to preventive cardiology.