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Dr. Christine Albert

Lee and Harold Kapelovitz Distinguished Chair, Cardiology

Professor, Cardiology

Chair, Department of Cardiology

Dr. Christine Albert was elected President-Elect of the APC Council in 2023. Her term runs through 2023.


Dr. Albert is a national cardiology leader with seminal clinical and scholarly contributions toward better understanding heart rhythm disorders, one of cardiology's great mysteries. Albert has more than 160 peer-reviewed publications and serves on various editorial boards of scientific journals. She is president-elect of the highly respected Heart Rhythm Society and the Principal Investigator on two large ongoing research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health. One of her current research projects is a 5,800-patient, multicenter clinical study that aims to identify those at increased risk for sudden cardiac death by employing combinations of clinical, lifestyle, biomarker, genetic and imaging data.


Education and Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Fellowship, 1997

  • Harvard School of Public Health Degrees, 1997

  • Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship, 1996

  • Massachusetts General Hospital Residency, 1993

  • Harvard Medical School Medical School, 1990

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