Director, Medical and Research
Gregory A. Roth, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington School of Medicine. At IHME, he leads cardiovascular disease modeling for the institute’s landmark Global Burden of Disease Study.
Dr. Roth’s research focuses on global cardiovascular health surveillance, population health, and quality of care and outcomes for cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure, coronary heart disease, and pulmonary hypertension. His research has been funded by the American Heart Association, NIH (NIA, NHLBI), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Dr. Roth earned his bachelor’s degree and MD from Brown University and his MPH from the University of Washington. He then trained in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases at the UW and served as an attending physician in the emergency department at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, and as a consultant physician at Whakatane Hospital, New Zealand. He received additional training as a postdoctoral fellow with the Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development branch. He is an attending cardiologist and echocardiographer at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.
IHME Client Services was established at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine in Seattle in 2018. It is dedicated to advancing IHME’s mission of improving health through better health evidence.