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Professor Ronald Prineas

Professor Ronald Prineas

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Professor Ronald Prineas MB BS (University of Sydney/Australia) PhD (University of London/UK) FACE, FACC, FAHA, FRCP (Lond), FRCPE, Professor Emeritus Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He was director of EPICARE section of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences until retirement in 2009; Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Miami, Florida from 1988 to 1997. Before that, he was on the faculty at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; at the University of Melbourne, Australia; the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London UK; and clinical resident at the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland; Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia; and the Royal Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney Australia. He has continued experience in cardiovascular disease clinical trials and epidemiological studies particularly with population electrocardiology and blood pressure methodology.

He is the senior author of the Minnesota Code Manual of Electrocardiographic Findings; and has authored over 400 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He has extensive experience as PI, chair and member of all committees (including data and safety monitoring committees) related to clinical trials and longitudinal epidemiologic studies related to coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes (among children, adults and the aged) conducted by NIH, over the past 35 years, and latterly has been an investigator in international clinical trials among HIV infected adults. He is a continuing consultant to WHO and NHANES on matters of survey methodology and is currently a consultant to the i3C follow up study; and continues to serve on adjudication committees for a number of national and international clinical trials; and classifies electrocardiograms for several clinical trials; and serves as editor on a number of online Public Health journals.


Updated 15 September 2023