Bernard R Chaitman is Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiovascular Research at St. Louis University School of Medicine. His research interests include exercise physiology and training, nutrition, coronary artery disease and non-invasive cardiac risk stratification. He is the Director of St Louis University rest/exercise electrocardiogram (ECG) and myocardial ischemia/infarct core ECG laboratory. Dr Chaitman is a member of the editorial boards of many major prominent cardiology journals. He has published more than 250 manuscripts for scientific journals in addition to numerous book chapters, reviews and abstracts.