Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Amanda Marma Perak, MD, MS

Amanda Marma Perak, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Perak is committed to preventing cardiovascular diseases (e.g., heart attack) by promoting optimal health from the beginning of life. Her research centers on defining and intervening at the origins of cardiometabolic function. Specific areas of focus include molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular health development (e.g., microbiome), maternal-fetal cardiometabolic health, and behavioral intervention. Her clinical and teaching interests are in preventive cardiology and noninvasive cardiac imaging.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2009)
  • MS: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Investigation (2018)
  • Residency: Boston Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (2012)
  • Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital, Cardiology (2015)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Lurie Children's Hospital), Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging (2016)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics