Donald Hopkins Lecture
May 2nd @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Donald Hopkins Lecture is an annual lecture series that looks to bring to the Harvard Chan School scholars, researchers, and public health practitioners from historically marginalized communities whose efforts have impacted and made advancements in addressing health inequities and outcomes in various parts of the globe.
Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, is Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Chief of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He holds the Magerstadt Endowed Professor of Medicine Chair and also holds an appointment as Professor of Medical Social Sciences. Dr. Yancy’s research interests are heart failure, clinical guideline generation, outcomes sciences, personalized medicine, and health care disparities. He is extensively published with well over 500 peer reviewed publications, an H-index of > 100 and annual recognition as one of the most highly cited scientific authors worldwide. Dr. Yancy is Deputy Editor, JAMA Cardiology, and Senior Section Editor (Heart Failure), Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). He serves on the editorial boards for Circulation, Circulation Heart Failure, American Heart Journal, and JACC Heart Failure.