Jose D. Vargas

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This paper provides the reader a view to the elements involved in the careful planning for successful cloud computing environments and the tools available for administrators to manage those environments. Executive summary With its promise of elastic and easily accessible computing resources, cloud computing has understandably captured the attention of the(More)
Previously identified single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genome wide association studies (GWAS) of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in participants of mostly European descent were tested for association with subclinical cardiovascular disease (sCVD), coronary artery calcium score (CAC) and carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) in the Multi-Ethnic Study(More)
The determination of the underlying etiology of symptoms suggestive of obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD, ≥50% stenosis in a major coronary artery) is a common clinical challenge in both primary care and cardiology clinics. Usual care in low to medium risk patients often involves a family history, risk factor assessment, and then stress testing with(More)
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