Simon A. Mahler, MD, MS, is the Chief Medical Officer of Impathiq inc. and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Health. In the Department of Emergency Medicine, he serves as the Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine and is on the Steering Committee of the Wake Forest School of Medicine Critical Illness and Injury Recovery and Research Center (CIIRRC). In these roles he works to cultivate multidisciplinary and translational research spanning the full spectrum of medical care (from pre-, in-, and post-hospital environments) with a focus on improving the quality and value of emergency care.
Dr. Mahler has received national recognition for the delivery of innovative methods to improve care for patients presenting to the Emergency Department with acute chest pain. Dr. Mahler has served as the lead or co-investigator for several funded cardiovascular trials, including industry, AHA, and NIH funded studies investigating care pathways for patients at risk for acute coronary syndrome. Dr. Mahler currently leads a multidisciplinary and inter-professional team, which has developed the framework to rapidly and accurately implement evidence-based care for patients with acute chest pain.