William Boden, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

MD, State University of New York at Brockport

I am ABIM board-certified in both Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease. Since 1979, I have held university appointments at Brown University, Wayne State University, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston University, the University of Connecticut, State University of New York in Buffalo, and Albany Medical College. For the past 27 consecutive years, I have held leadership roles as either a Chief of cardiology or Chief of Medicine at both federal VA facilities and in the academic private sector, all of which have had strong affiliations with their respective academic health centers. In 2016, I re-joined the VA Boston MAVERIC Center as the Scientific Director, Clinical Trials Network, for the VA New England Healthcare System, and as the Research Lead Physician, for VISN 1.

I have extensive prior experience in clinical trials and comparative effectiveness research, and have served in a leadership capacity in several important national and international clinical trials, including as Study Chair for VA CSP-funded VANQWISH and COURAGE Trials, as Study Co-Chair of the NIH-funded AIM-HIGH Trial, and as a national co-PI for the NIH-funded ISCHEMIA Trial. My principal research interests include studies in stable ischemic heart disease, post-MI secondary prevention, acute coronary syndromes, and preventive cardiology.

Lecturer in Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Physician Research Lead & Scientific Director
VA Boston Healthcare System
Clinical Trials Network

2012-2015 Greater Albany Capital Region/Hudson Valley, NY: Selected as one of the “Best Doctors in Cardiovascular Medicine"
2008 D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY: Thirteenth Annual Award for Achievement in Health Care
2002-2004 Connecticut Magazine and Hartford Magazine: Selected as one of the top Cardiology physicians in Connecticut
2001-2015 Selected for inclusion in “Best Doctors in America” (15 consecutive years)
2001-2002 Hartford Hospital: Outstanding Teacher of the Year in Cardiology
1994 Boston University Medical Center/VAMC: Medical House Staff Award for Outstanding Clinical Teacher of the Year
1992 Boston University Medical Center/VAMC: Medical House Staff Award for Outstanding Clinical Teacher of the Year
1985 Miriam Hospital: Medical House Staff Award for Outstanding Clinical Teaching
1984-1986 Rhode Island Department of Health: Principal Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases
1983 American Heart Association: Cardiovascular Research Grant-in-Aid
1978 American College of Cardiology: Young Investigators' Award Finalist
1977 American Heart Association: Cardiovascular Research Grant-in-Aid
1977-1979 Tufts Medical Center: Cardiology Fellowship
1976 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: Individual Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases
1976-1977 University Hospital (Boston Medical Center): Chief Medical Residency
1974-1976 University Hospital (Boston Medical Center): Medical Residency
1974 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
1969 National Jesuit Collegiate Honor Society: Alpha Sigma Nu

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  1. Boden WE, Burke GM. Will REFINE Resurrect the "Ischemia Hypothesis"? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2020 Aug 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32828767
  2. Radaideh Q, Osman M, Kheiri B, Al-Abdouh A, Barbarawi M, Bachuwa G, Tamis-Holland JE, Shammas NW, Boden WE. Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Death and Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease and Inducible Myocardial Ischemia. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Jul 29. PMID: 32838929
  3. Weintraub WS, Boden WE. Deferral of PCI, a safe strategy in diabetic patients with chronic coronary syndromes. Heart. 2020 Jul 28. PMID: 32723758
  4. Branch-Elliman W, Lehmann LS, Boden WE, Ferguson R, Monach P. Pragmatic, adaptive clinical trials: Is 2020 the dawning of a new age? Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2020 Sep; 19:100614.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32724866
  5. Reynolds HR, Shaw LJ, Min JK, Spertus JA, Chaitman BR, Berman DS, Picard MH, Kwong RY, Bairey-Merz CN, Cyr DD, Lopes RD, Lopez-Sendon JL, Held C, Szwed H, Senior R, Gosselin G, Nair RG, Elghamaz A, Bockeria O, Chen J, Chernyavskiy AM, Bhargava B, Newman JD, Hinic SB, Jaroch J, Hoye A, Berger J, Boden WE, O'Brien SM, Maron DJ, Hochman JS. Association of Sex With Severity of Coronary Artery Disease, Ischemia, and Symptom Burden in Patients With Moderate or Severe Ischemia: Secondary Analysis of the ISCHEMIA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol. 2020 Jul 01; 5(7):773-786. PMID: 32227128
  6. Boden WE, Bhatt DL, Toth PP, Ray KK, Chapman MJ, Lüscher TF. Profound reductions in first and total cardiovascular events with icosapent ethyl in the REDUCE-IT trial: why these results usher in a new era in dyslipidaemia therapeutics. Eur Heart J. 2020 Jun 21; 41(24):2304-2312. PMID: 31872245
  7. Boden WE, Hartigan PM, Mancini J, Teo KK, Chaitman BR, Maron DJ, Kostuk WJ, Hartigan JA, Dada M, Spertus JA, Bates ER, Weintraub WS. Risk Prediction Tool for Assessing the Probability of Death or Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 01; 130:1-6. PMID: 32654755
  8. Weintraub WS, Boden WE. PCSK9 Inhibition for Therapeutic Decision-Making: Assessing the Value. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2020 May 12; 75(18):2309-2311. PMID: 32381161
  9. Marzilli M, Crea F, Morrone D, Bonow RO, Brown DL, Camici PG, Chilian WM, DeMaria A, Guarini G, Huqi A, Merz CNB, Pepine C, Scali MC, Weintraub WS, Boden WE. Myocardial ischemia: From disease to syndrome. Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 01; 314:32-35. PMID: 32348810
  10. Boden WE. Letter by Boden Regarding Article, "Effects of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Death and Myocardial Infarction Stratified by Stable and Unstable Coronary Artery Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials". Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 Apr; 13(4):e006632. PMID: 32283968
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Stable ischemic heart disease
Post-MI secondary prevention
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Preventive cardiology
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