Richard and Pat Johnson University Distinguished Professor
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Member of Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Dr. William E. Kraus, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology Medicine and the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute. He is a clinician scientist with research interests in the use of exercise for favorable mediation of cardiometabolic risk; in the role of skeletal muscle adaptations in mediating that risk; on using molecular markers to personalized lifestyle medicine approaches to disease prevention and in the study of how we can use a better understanding of gene-environment interactions to focus preventive measures in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Kraus' clinical focus is in the areas of cardiovascular prevention with a focus on lifestyle modification, and cardiac rehabilitation. He is the author of over 450 peer reviewed publications and 300 abstracts.
MD, Duke University, Durham, NC