Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH

Anthony Viera received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and his Master of Public Health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his family medicine residency in the United States Navy and served as a family physician for eight years prior to a two-year fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at UNC.

Dr. Viera is currently Professor and Chair in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Prior to his role at Duke, Dr. Viera was a faculty member in the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health since 2006. He continues as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at UNC.

For the past 13 years, Dr. Viera has been conducting research on blood pressure monitoring and writing extensively about hypertension management. He is certified as a clinical hypertension specialist by the American Society of Hypertension and is recognized as a Fellow of the American Heart Association.

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