Dr. Susan Cheng is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician in Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Cheng graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received her medical degree from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, a masters degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a masters degree in translational investigation from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Cheng completed internship and residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and her cardiovascular training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Cheng’s research is focused on the use of novel biomarkers to study cardiovascular aging phenotypes. She is the recipient of multiple NIH R01 awards and grants from American Heart Association and other foundations. Her most recent investigations have involved using metabolomics profiling to study metabolic disease, energy expenditure, and longevity phenotypes in hospital-based, community-based, and clinical trial cohorts. Dr. Cheng has authored over 120 original research publications, and her work has been recognized by numerous awards including the Calderwood Prize, Lerner Award, the American Heart Association Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Chair’s Research Award.