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Dr. Morteza Naghavi M.D.

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Chief Executive Officer

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The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication
2500 W. Loop S., Suite #360
Houston , Texas 77027
United States

Company Description: We are a nonprofit organization that promotes early detection and preventive intervention to reduce heart attack risk in apparently healthy people. I got involved...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Tehran University
  • M.D.
  • MD
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Web References
AHA 2013 Unofficial Satellite Event - Invitation Only Scientific Focus Group Meeting [cached]
Morteza Naghavi, M.D.
Founder and President, Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) Chief Executive Officer, Meditex Capital, Inc., Houston, TX
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Morteza Naghavi, M.D.
Dr. Naghavi is an innovative physician scientist and entrepreneur with special interests in the fields of cardiovascular medicine and medical technologies. As a former cardiology faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and Director of the Vulnerable Plaque Research Department at the Texas Heart Institute, he made several inventions and contributed to creating the field of "vulnerable plaque", the immediate underlying cause of heart attacks. Early works by Dr. Naghavi and colleagues resulted in the foundation of Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), the leading vulnerable plaque detection company. Dr. Naghavi invented the Digital Thermal Monitoring of vascular function which provides a noninvasive, inexpensive, and easy-to-use tool for screening asymptomatic at risk patients and monitoring vascular response to therapy. Through his years of active contribution to the field of early detection and prevention of cardiovascular disease, Dr. Naghavi founded the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) and is the Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force, a non-profit international coalition focusing on the advancement of cardiovascular risk assessment. Dr. Naghavi is the founder and former CEO of Endothelix, Inc. Click here for an expanded bio.
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Morteza Naghavi, M.D. Dr. Naghavi is the founder and president of MEDITEX, a medical technology innovation and investment company dedicated to translating innovative ideas to healthcare solutions. He is also 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 led advancing the field of "Vulnerable Plaque" to "Vulnerable Patient" and organized the SHAPE Task Force to focus on early detection and treatment of asymptomatic patients with subclinical atherosclerosis through the SHAPE Guidelines. He 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 publications and is the editor of Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis; Pathophysiology,Detection and Treatment.
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Dr. Morteza Naghavi, Chairman, SHAPE Board of Directors, Houston
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"This is a monumental legislation that can become a bold milestone in the history of eradicating heart attacks in decades to come," said Dr. Morteza Naghavi, founder of SHAPE, and Chairman of the SHAPE Task Force who testified at the Texas House of Representative.
Opening: Morteza Naghavi, M.D.,
Originated from the Texas Medical Center in Houston, the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Morteza Naghavi, a former faculty of the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas in Houston.
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