Marcelo F Di Carli

Marcelo F Di Carli

Director, CV Imaging

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

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Biography

Personal History

Dr Marcelo Fernando DiCarli is the Executive Director of Cardiovascular Imaging program and Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is also the Seltzer Family Professor of Radiology and Medicine at Harvard Medical School.2

 

Academic History

He got his M.D. from University of Buenos Aires in 1984. He completed his clinical training at the Favaloro Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery in Buenos Aires (Internal Medicine and Cardiology) and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA, Nuclear Medicine).1

 

Career Overview

Dr Di Carli is Executive Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program and the Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine Founders’ Chair of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is a Professor of Radiology and Medicine at Harvard Medical School.1

He is a clinician-scientist, teacher and mentor who has worked on pioneering cardiovascular radionuclide imaging and services. Dr Di Carli’s research interests are focused on the study of cardiovascular pathophysiology, with an emphasis on coronary heart disease, heart failure, myocardial ischemia and cardiac function.1

Dr Di Carli was the founding editor in chief of Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging and serves on the editorial boards of multiple journals including JACC, JACC Imaging, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine and the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. He served as member and chair of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and as past president of SNMMI’s Cardiovascular Council and he is chair-elect of the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership Council.1

Dr Di Carli established and directs the first integrated multidisciplinary cardiovascular imaging program in the country, which is considered a model of patient-centred cardiovascular imaging care, education and research. He also directs one of the few NIH-funded T32 training programs in cardiovascular imaging. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific peer-reviewed publications and he edited two books on advanced cardiovascular imaging including cardiac PET and PET/CT.1


 

Career Timeline

  • 1994 - 2001: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • Staff Physician, Cardiovascular Division and the Department of Radiology
    • Associate Director, PET Center
  • 2001 - Present: Director, CV Imaging and Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Present: Seltzer Family Professor of Radiology and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

 

Areas of Speciality

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

 

Recognitions

  • 2019 Recipient of the Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award for his contributions to Nuclear Medicine, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 
  • Laverna Titus Award, American Heart Association
  • Hermann Blumgart Award, SNMMI

 

Sources

  1. https://www.snmmi.org/NewsPublications/NewsDetail.aspx?ItemNumber=31984
  2. https://saudi-heart.com/dr-marcelo-di-carli/ 

 

Articles

Cardiac Sarcoidosis: When and How to Treat Inflammation

Gerard T Giblin, Laura Murphy, Garrick C Stewart, et al

Published:

Citation: Cardiac Failure Review 2021;7:e17.

Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography Imaging - State of the Art

Marcelo F Di Carli,

Citation: US Cardiology 2009;6(1):20–3

Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography Imaging - State of the Art

Marcelo F Di Carli,

Citation: Asia-Pacific Cardiology 2008;2(1):50-2