David Maron, MD, is the Director of Preventive Cardiology and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Clinical Lipidology. He received his undergraduate degree at Stanford, his MD from the University of Southern California, and completed his residency in internal medicine at UCLA. Dr. Maron then completed a cardiology fellowship and a research fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention at Stanford University. He faculty at Vanderbilt for 20 years before returning to Stanford in 2014. He is currently the Co-Chair and Principle Investigator of the International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) trial, a large, international, NIH-funded study.