Christopher P Cannon

Christopher P Cannon



Harvard Medical School, Boston, US

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Dr. Cannon is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and senior physician in the Preventive Cardiology section of the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He currently serves as Education Director in the Cardiovascular Innovation group. He worked for 25 years as an investigator in the TIMI Study Group, then with the Harvard Clinical Research Institute (now Baim Institute).  

He earned his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and did internal medicine residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and cardiovascular fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Cannon has published over 1000 original articles, reviews or book chapters in the field of acute coronary syndromes and prevention and has authored or edited 18 books. He has received numerous awards, including leadership awards from the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and National Lipid Association.

He has been principal investigator of more than 20 multicenter clinical trials, including TACTICS-TIMI 18, PROVE IT, IMPROVE IT, RE-DUAL PCI and VERTIS CV trials. He is currently working on clinical trials, registries and quality improvement projects in the fields of acute coronary syndromes, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, lipids and prevention.  In his role at Cardiovascular Innovation, he is helping implement a quality improvement program 'Remote Health' for lipids, hypertension, and developing newer ones in diabetes and other disease areas.

Dr Christopher P Cannon is on the Editorial Board of European Cardiology Review.

Research areas


Unstable Angina & NSTEMI