About the Author

Evaluation and Management of Lipid Disorders

Bridgette A. Christopher, MD, PhD
Bridgette Christopher, MD, PhD, is a cardiology fellow at Duke University. She attended the Medical Scientist Training Program at Case Western Reserve University. Her doctorate is in physiology and biophysics, with a focus on the intersection of heart failure, high-fat diet, and insulin resistance. She completed her internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University / University Hospitals of Cleveland before moving to North Carolina to receive training in cardiovascular disease at Duke University. She spent the past 2 years studying metabolic mechanisms involved in heart failure progression. She plans to practice general cardiology with a focus on metabolic disease and prevention after the completion of her fellowship training.

Neha J. Pagidipati, MD, MPH
Neha J. Pagidipati, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and cardiometabolic disease prevention specialist at Duke University. She served as the Chief Research Fellow at the Duke Clinical Research Institute between 2016 and 2017 and has been involved with cardiometabolic disease prevention research since 2011. Currently, her research focuses on implementation of evidence-based care of patients with high cardiovascular disease risk and diabetes or obesity. Clinically, she is involved in establishing the Duke Cardiometabolic Prevention Program, which will focus on behavioral change and risk factor management in patients at high risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.


Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Anne E. Burke, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
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