Scott D. Solomon, M.D. is the Edward D. Frohlich Distinguished Chair and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his bachelor’s from Williams College and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He has pioneered the use of cardiac imaging in cardiovascular drug and device development and use of imaging in clinical trials. He directs the Cardiac Imaging Core Laboratory and the Clinical Trials Endpoints Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He directs the Cardiac Imaging Center for the NHLBI Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study and Hispanic Community Health Study – Study of Latinos (HCHS-SOL), the two largest NIH cohort studies. Dr. Solomon has recently studied the role for angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibition in heart failure, serving as executive committee member for the PARADIGM-HF trial. He led the first successful Phase II trial in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and is currently leading the ongoing PARAGON-HF outcomes trial in HFpEF. He has directed the Harvard Medical School Cardiovascular Clerkship and the Echocardiography training program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has authored more than 500 peer- reviewed articles, reviews and editorials, three textbooks of cardiac imaging. He is listed by Thomson-Reuters as one of the most highly cited scientists in the past 10 years.