Dr. Naghavi is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) based in Houston, Texas. Dr. Naghavi received his MD from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and was trained at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and Texas Heart Institute where he served as a cardiology faculty member and Co-Director of the Vulnerable Plaque Research Department. Dr. Naghavi established AEHA (Association for Eradication of Heart Attack) in 2001 to focus on detection and treatment of the “Vulnerable Plaque”. He later led advancing the field of “Vulnerable Plaque” to “Vulnerable Patient” and organized the SHAPE Task Force to focus on early detection and treatment of the Vulnerable Patient. The SHAPE Force create the SHAPE Guidelines that address identification and treatment of asymptomatic patients with subclinical atherosclerosis before they become symptomatic. Dr. Naghavi has over 30 inventions in the fields of interventional cardiology, noninvasive imaging, ambulatory diagnostics, wearable sensors, and personalized preventive healthcare. Among his inventions are digital thermal monitoring of vascular function and personalized ischemic conditioning device. Dr. Naghavi has numerous scientific publications and is the lead editor of Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis; Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment. Detailed Bio