Jay W. Mason, MD

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Dr. Mason is Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at the University of Utah, Chief Medical Officer at Spaulding Clinical Research, and an independent consultant in cardiac safety.  He obtained his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and his MD degree at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Mason trained in Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases at Stanford University where he was a member of the Faculty from 1975 to 1983 and served as Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service and Co-director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories.  He became Chief of Cardiology at the University of Utah in 1983.  In 1999 he was appointed Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Kentucky.

 From 2003 to 2007 he served as Medical Director and Director of R&D at Covance Cardiac Safety Services.  His clinical, teaching and research emphasis is in cardiac arrhythmias, electrocardiography and electrophysiology.  Dr. Mason chaired the American College of Cardiology’s electrocardiography educational committees for over 20 years.  He has been awarded more than $29M in NIH support during his research career and is author of 430 publications.