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Judith Meadows, MD, MPH

Associate Professor Adjunct; Fellowship Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging; Director, Cardiology Clinical Trial Unit; Director, Cardiac Imaging (Nuclear, MR, CT), Division of Cardiology; Director, Cardiometabolic Prevention Clinic, Division of Cardiology; Director, Nuclear Cardiology; Associate Director, Preventive Cardiovascular Health Program (PCHPY)

Contact Information

Judith Meadows, MD, MPH

Patient Care Location

  • VA Connecticut Healthcare
    950 Campbell Avenue
    West Haven, CT 06516

Mailing Address

  • Cardiovascular Medicine

    Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, PO Box 208017

    New Haven, CT 06520-8017

    United States



Dr. Judith Meadows, MD MPH, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the section of Cardiovascular Medicine, with appointments at Yale New Haven Hospital and VHA-Connecticut. Dr. Meadows directs the cardiac imaging at VHA-Connecticut, inclusive of nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI. Additionally, she is the fellowship director for the Yale Fellowship in Advanced Cardiac Imaging. She leads the VISN1/VHA-New England cardiology clinical trial network which coordinates 15+ trials in the areas of coronary artery disease, vascular disease, heart failure, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. Dr. Meadows clinical focus is in cardio metabolic prevention, wherein she developed and oversees a patient-centered cardiometabolic primary prevention initiative at VA-Connecticut.

Dr. Meadows received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, majoring in Genetics and History. She completed medical school at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Meadows completed internal medicine residency at Yale New Haven Hospital, followed by clinical cardiology and advanced imaging and research training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In addition, she completed an MPH in clinical effectiveness at Harvard University School of Public Health. She was on the junior faculty at Northwestern University before she was recruited back to Yale School of Medicine in 2011 to be leader in the cardiac imaging program and to integrate clinical research into care models.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship-Vascular Medicine
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2009)
  • Fellowship-Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2008)
  • MPH
    Harvard School of Public Health, Clinical Effectiveness (2008)
  • Fellowship-Cardiovascular Medicine
    Brigham and Women's Hospital (2007)
  • Internship and Residency
    Yale New-Haven Hospital (2004)
  • MD
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Medicine (2001)
  • BA
    Dartmouth College, Biology, History (1997)


  • Board Certification
    Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Women in Cardiology Committee Travel AwardAmerican Heart Association2021
Laennec Clinical Competition FinalistAmerican Heart Association2021
Research FellowshipHoward Hughes Medical Institute2021
Scientific Honor SocietySigma Chi2021
Great Catch-High Reliability Organization AwardVHA-Connecticut2021
Teacher of the YearYale Cardiology Fellowship Program2021
Green Key Honor SocietyDartmouth College2021
Women in Science Research AwardDartmouth College2021

Professional Service

YSM Education Policy and Curriculum Committee (EPCC)Elected faculty member2021 - Present
YSM Admissions CommitteeCommittee Member2021 - Present
Interviewing Skills for High School StudentsTeacher2021 - Present
American Heart Journal Plus: Cardiology Research & PracticeAssociate Editor2021 - Present
Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) Clinical Research Leadership Council (YSM/YNHH/HVC)Leadership Committee2020 - Present
Peer-to-Peer Coaching, Yale University School of MedicineCommittee Member2020 - Present
Nuclear Cardiology Knowledge Self-Assessment (NKSAP)Topic Editor2020 - Present
JACC case reportsReviewer2020 - Present
VA New England-VISN1 Clinical Trial Network Working GroupDirector2019 - 2021
Search Committee-Chief of Section of EndocrinologyCommittee Member2019 - 2020
Search Committee-Director of Echocardiography, YSM/YNHHCommittee Member2019 - 2020
National VA Cerner Implementation Project, Veterans Health Affairs-Cardiovascular GroupConsultant2019 - Present
European Heart JournalReviewer2019 - Present
Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)-Committee on Clinical PracticeCouncil Member2018 - 2020
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)-Guideline Writing Committee on Recommendations on incorporation of findings from attenuation correction CT scans in nuclear cardiology interpretation and reportingTask Force Member2018 - Present
American College of Cardiology, CT Chapter-Women in CardiologyCouncil Member2018 - Present
USPTSF Review Panel-Recommendations on CVD Risk Assessment with Non-Traditional Risk FactorsConsultant2018 - Present
Dartmouth College Alumni InterviewerInterviewer2018 - Present
Pink Aid Breast Cancer FoundationCouncil Member2017 - 2019
YSM Society for Women in Medicine (SWIM)Committee Member2017 - Present
JACC Cardiovascular ImagingReviewer2017 - Present
Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryReviewer2016 - Present
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Competency Committee, YSM/YNHHCommittee Member2015 - Present
VA New England-VISN1 Clinical Trial Network Working GroupExecutive Committee Member2015 - Present
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)-Quality Steering CommitteeCouncil Member2015 - Present
Vascular MedicineReviewer2015 - Present
Hearts Around the WorldPhysician2014 - 2018
YSM Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program Curriculum Review CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - 2016
American Journal of CardiologyReviewer2013 - Present
Intern Selection Committee, Traditional Medicine Residency, YSM/YNHHInterviewer2012 - 2019
Cardiology in ReviewReviewer2012 - Present
Annual Nielson Vascular Medicine Symposium, Northwestern Medical School, Chicago ILCo-Director2010 - 2011
NAARAL CouncilBoard Member2009 - 2011
American Heart Association-Women in Cardiology CommitteeCommittee Member2008 - 2010
Graduate Medical Education Committee, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MACommittee Member2006 - 2008
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Admissions Committee, Baltimore MDCommittee Member2000 - 2001
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Curriculum Committee, Baltimore MDRepresentative1997 - 1998
Dartmouth College Admissions Committee, Hanover NHInterviewer1996 - 1997

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