Jessica L. Mega, MD, PhD, is the Chief Medical Officer at Verily Life Sciences. As CMO, Dr. Mega's focus is on translating scientific insights and technological innovations into partnerships and programs that improve patient outcomes. She oversees all of Verily's clinical research efforts, including the Baseline Study. As a faculty member at Harvard Medical School (on leave), a senior investigator with the TIMI Study Group, and a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, she led large, international, randomized trials evaluating novel cardiovascular therapies. She also directed the TIMI Study Group’s Genetics Program. Her research findings have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, and elsewhere. Dr. Mega is a graduate of Stanford University, Yale University School of Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and her Cardiovascular Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She has won the Laennec Society, Samuel A. Levine, and Douglas P. Zipes Awards, and she is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
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