• Aurelian Bidulescu, MD, Ph.D, MPH

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  • Aurelian Bidulescu, MD, Ph.D, MPH

    Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute/ Community Health and Preventive Medicine
    MD, Carol Davila Medical School, Bucharest Romania, Medicine
    Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel, Hill, NC, CVD Epidemiology
    M.P.H., Environmental Health/Toxicology

    Contact Information
    Phone: 404-752-1082
    Fax: 404-752-1042

    Aurelian Bidulescu, MD, MPH, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Cardiovascular Research Institute.  He is also on the faculty in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Bidulescu accomplished his clinical training in Bucharest, Romania and in Strasbourg, France. He earned his medical degree from Carol Davila Medical School in Bucharest, Romania, his master degree in environmental toxicology from Yale University and graduated with a PhD in cardiovascular epidemiology from the renowned program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Bidulescu has passed the medical examinations of the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and has been awarded the related certificate. His research mentors include: Gary H. Gibbons, Gerardo Heiss, Lloyd ‘Woody’ Chambless, Steven H. Zeisel and Wayne D. Rosamond.

    Research Interests
    Dr. Bidulescu is a member of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC), an NHLBI-funded premier study, for the past seven years. He has been selected as a National Research Service Awardee for three years, and recently received the Health Disparities Research Award from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Bidulescu is a member of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE) and of the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association (AHA). He serves as a reviewer for the journal Circulation, for the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, for the AHA Epidemiology Council National Spring Conference, as well as an ad hoc grant reviewer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    Dr. Bidulescu maintains a passionate commitment to the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, adipocytokines and inflammatory markers, and abdominal obesity in relationship with left ventricular dysfunction. This dedication has been illustrated by the approval of his ancillary investigation within the Jackson Heart Study as well as by a pilot study award within the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Dr. Bidulescu is married, has a daughter and resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

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