David F. Kong, M.D., A.M., D.M.T., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Late Phase 3 and Devices Unit at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. An interventional cardiologist at Duke Hospital and a faculty member in the Duke Center for Healthcare Informatics, Dr. Kong specializes in cardiovascular informatics research and integration of evidence from cardiovascular clinical trials. Dr. Kong graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where he also received a master’s degree in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and was a resident on the Osler Medical Service at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine at Duke University before joining the Duke faculty. Dr. Kong is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology. He is a Certified Diver Medic, Master Diver, and Dive Medical Examiner, and has been elected Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.
Interoperable clinical research by streamlining site operations, harmonizing cardiovascular data standards, and improving the interactions between clinical research subjects, clinician investigators, expert guidelines committees, and policymakers.