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Jennifer Hall, Chief, Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, American Heart Association

Dr. Jennifer L. Hall is a PhD and fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA). Dr. Hall is leading the charge as the Chief of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) new initiative, the Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine. In this role, Jennifer is responsible for directing a new research organization and strategizing solutions that empower the research community to find life changing, and lifesaving solutions. After completing postdoctoral fellowships at both Stanford and Harvard Schools of Medicine that focused on identifying genetic variants associated with cardiovascular disease, she went on lead extensive cardiovascular research projects funded by the National Institute of Health, the AHA, the National Science Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. In addition to her dedication to the world of research, she received more than 20 honors and awards and has served on over 35 national committees during her career. She works with Amazon Web Services, Hitachi Vantara, the Broad Institute, 23andMe, and Verily (an Alphabet company) – all who have been tremendous partners to the Institute and the American Heart Association.

Dr. Hall has had the great privilege to work with clinician/scientists and surgeons to train fellows and students, increase the quality of translational research, and develop new and innovative guidelines and techniques to promote the quality of patient care. She has been an Associate Editor with the Journal of American College of Cardiology and was the founding Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research. She is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine in the Lillehei Heart Institute at the University of Minnesota.