Dr. Christopher Granger is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University and Director of the Cardiac Care Unit for the Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Granger is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and of the European Society of Cardiology. He is Associate Editor of the American Heart Journal and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. He is a cardiology section author for Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. He serves on the publication oversight committee of the American Heart Association and he is chairman of the Advisory Working Group of the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline program. He is a member of the 2011 ACC/AHA STEMI Guidelines Committee. He has served on FDA advisory committees on an ad hoc basis. He is on the Board of External Experts of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).