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Gregory Roth


​Assistant Professor
Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
Researcher, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue
Box 359748
Seattle, WA 98104



  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association Western States Affiliate, 2013
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2009
  • Research Fellow, Health Services Research and Development , Veterans Administration Seattle Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, 2009
  • Consultant Physician, Whakatane Hospital, New Zealand 2007
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 2008
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2005
  • MPH, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2009
  • MD, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2002
  • BA, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1997



  • Diplomate - Adult Transthoracic Plus Transesophageal Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography, 2014
  • Diplomate - Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
  • Diplomate - Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012


  • Cardiovascular Risk Modification
  • General Cardiology
  • Echocardiography


  • Associate Editor, Global Heart: Official Journal of the World Heart Federation
  • UW Institute for Translational Health Sciences Pharmacy Ignition Award, 2011
  • Bruce-Laughlin Research Award, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, 2010

 Selected Publications

Roth GA, Fihn SD, Mokdad AH, Aekplakorn W, Hasegawa T, Lim SS. High total serum cholesterol, medication coverage and therapeutic control: An analysis of national health examination survey data from eight countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2011; 89:92-101.
Roth GA, Morden N, Zhou W, Malenka D, Skinner G. Clopidogrel Use and Early Outcomes among Older Patients Receiving a Drug Eluting Coronary Artery Stent. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2012; 5; 103-112.
Roth GA, Dean LS and Don CW. (2012), Rapid-exchange guide catheter extension for extending the reach of an AL3 guide in a patient with a long, dilated ascending aorta. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. doi: 10.1002/ccd.23444
Roth GA, Fihn S, Mokdad A, Lim S. Estimating the Effective Delivery of Lipid-Lowering Drugs in 9 Countries. American Heart Association 50th Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention Annual Conference, March 2010, San Francisco, CA.
Roth GA, Moran A, Mensah G, Jaffe A. A Pooled Estimate for the Effect of Troponin on the Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarction. American Heart Association 50th Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention Annual Conference, March 2010, San Francisco, CA.
Roth GA, Forouzanfar MH, Moran AE, Barber R, Nguyen G, Feigin VL, Naghavi M, Mensah GA, Murray CJL. Demographic and epidemiologic drivers of global cardiovascular mortality. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2015 Apr 2; 372:1333-1341. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1406656.
Roth GA, Huffman MD, Moran AE, Feigin V, Mensah GA, Naghavi M, Murray CJL. Global and regional patterns in cardiovascular mortality from 1990 to 2013. Circulation. 2015 Oct 27;132:1667-1678.
Roth GA, Johnson CO, Nguyen G, Naghavi M, Feigin VL, Murray CJL, Forouzanfar MH, Vos T. Methods for estimating the global burden of cerebrovascular diseases. Neuroepidemiology. 2015 Oct 18;45:146-151. doi: 10.1159/000441083.
Roth GA, Nguyen G, Forouzanfar MH, Mokdad AH, Naghavi M, Murray CJL. Estimates of global and regional premature cardiovascular mortality in 2025. Circulation. 2015 Sep 25; 132:1270-1282. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.016021.
Murray CJL, Roth G. Progress and challenges in the fight against smoking and cardiovascular disease. European Heart Journal. 2014 Jul 1:35,1625–1633. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu186.