Gerald S. Bloomfield, MD, MPH

is an Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure in the Division of Cardiology and Associate Research Professor of Global Health at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI).  Dr. Bloomfield is faculty at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and serves as the Associate Director for Research at DGHI.

Bloomfield leads a longstanding research and capacity building program on cardiovascular global health. His work involves under-resourced communities in the US and a number of low-and middle-income country settings, including partnerships with Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya and with Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan.

Bloomfield has lived and worked in Kenya intermittently for over a decade where he has led studies addressing determinants, noninvasive imaging and prevention of cardiovascular diseases; early detection of HIV-associated cardiovascular disease; and research capacity building both in the US and across the globe. He received his M.D. and M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University, where he also completed internal medicine residency and position as assistant chief of service. He completed fellowship training in cardiology, advanced cardiac imaging, clinical research and the global health pathway at Duke University.