Véronique L Roger MD, MPHCardiologist, Director, Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery; Elizabeth C. Lane PHD, and M. Nadine Zimmerman PhD, Professor in Internal Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
Véronique L. Roger, M.D., MPH, a graduate of the Paris, France Medical School and the Minnesota School of Public Health, is the Elizabeth C. Lane and Nadine M. Zimmerman Professor of Internal Medicine, and Professor of Epidemiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She is a cardiologist, epidemiologist, and outcomes researcher. Her research program focuses on the occurrence and outcomes of cardiovascular diseases and has been continuously funded by NIH since 1996. It is linked within the internationally recognized Rochester Epidemiology Project.
Dr. Roger serves in several leadership roles within Mayo Clinic. She is a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors and Board of Trustees, and serves as the Director of the Mayo Clinic, Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science in Health Care Delivery. In this role, Dr. Roger oversees several initiatives relevant to the research use of clinical data. The Rochester Epidemiology Project (funded by NIH) has used clinical data for research in the community for more than 60 years. The High Value Health Care Collaborative1 and Optum labs2 are multicenter partnerships housed in the Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery that foster the research use of clinical data in the electronic health record environment.
Nationally, Dr. Roger serves on committees and task forces of the American Heart Association, and the National Institutes of Health, where she is a member of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Advisory Council. Dr Roger is a member of the Association of American Physicians.