Anthony Joseph Viera
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

My major area of research is cardiovascular disease prevention. I am particularly interested in improving detection and control of hypertension. Since assessment of blood pressure begins with measurement, my studies often include out-of-office BP measurement techniques including 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring and home BP monitoring.

I am also interested in obesity prevention, and in another line of research am examining the effectiveness of food labeling policies (such as calorie-labeling) on people's food and physical activity decisions.

As a family physician, I enjoy providing full-scope primary care (acute care, chronic illness care, preventive services) to patients of all ages and from all walks of life.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 2200 West Main Street, Erwin Square, 4th Floor, Durham, NC 27705
  • Cfm, Box 2914 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710

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