Dr. Piazza is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a staff physician in the Cardiovascular Division, and Section Head of Vascular Medicine Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Piazza received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts and completed his residency in internal medicine, chief medical residency, general cardiology fellowship, and advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He also completed a national Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored advanced fellowship in vascular medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Piazza’s research interests include the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of venous thromboembolism, thrombophilia-associated infertility, computerized decision support to improve cardiovascular outcomes, and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation.