Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD, is Executive Director of the Clinical Trials Center (CTC) at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) in New York. As Executive Director, Dr. Ben-Yehuda is responsible for all CTC activities including trial design, data management, biostatistical analyses, event adjudication, and safety reporting. In addition, he oversees CTC’s CRFiCOR, one of the world’s leading imaging core. laboratoriesDr. Ben-Yehuda was previously Vice President, Cardiovascular Clinical Research at Gilead Sciences. Prior to that, he was Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at UCSD Medical Center. He also served as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology from 2002 through 2010 and is presently an Associate Editor of the Journal. Dr. Ben-Yehuda received his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel..