Chief, David J. Pinsky, MD
Dr. David J. Pinsky is the J. Griswold Ruth and Margery Hopkins Ruth Professor of Internal Medicine, the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, as well as the Scientific Director of the U-M Cardiovascular Center. Prior to joining U-M in March 2003, Dr. Pinsky was director of research for the Cardiovascular Disease Training Program at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and associate professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He served at Columbia University from 1992-2003. He earned his medical degree from Ohio State University and performed his medicine residency, as well as his research fellowship in heart failure at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He also performed research fellowships in cardiology and vascular biology at Columbia.
Dr. Pinsky’s work focuses on mechanisms driving hypoxic/ischemic modulation of the vascular phenotype. The laboratory focuses on translational vascular medicine, so that the molecular mechanisms being studied are made relevant to disease models such as stroke, myocardal infarction, and heart and lung transplantation.
As a result of his groundbreaking research, Dr. Pinsky has earned a reputation as one of the country's foremost experts in understanding the relationship between blood flow and heart and brain diseases. His research efforts have earned him numerous grants and awards, including the American Heart Association Melvin Marcus Young Investigator Award in cardiovascular physiology and the AHA Established Investigator Award.
Administrator, Robert Keast
Administrator, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
2722 H CVC
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5853
Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty Leadership
Kim Eagle, MD
Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Management and Policy, U-M School of Public Health
Director, Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD
Kim A. Eagle MD Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program