Andrew Einstein MD, PhD
Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD, is a cardiologist and clinical and translational investigator whose research focuses on patient safety and medical imaging.
presently serves as both Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine (in Radiology) and Victoria and Esther Aboodi Assistant Professor of Medicine (in Radiology) at Columbia University
, where he
also is Director of Cardiac Computed Tomography Research and Co-Director of Cardiac Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
interdisciplinary research program has been recently funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health
, multiple foundation grants, and investigator-initiated grants from industry.
Dr. Einstein's research has resulted in over 100 publications in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Lancet, and over 80 invited lectures at scientific conferences across the globe as well as at the Food and Drug Administration and US Senate.
This work has been influential in affecting clinical practice, has been widely reported in the popular media including the New York Times
, Wall Street Journal
, and CBS Evening News
, and cited over two thousand times in the scientific literature.
For his research, Dr. Einstein has been elected to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation and received the Louis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize for a Young Investigator, the American Federation for Medical Research's Junior Physician Investigator Award, and the American College of Cardiology's Douglas P. Zipes Distinguished Young Investigator Award.
He is a member of the Food and Drug Administration's Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee, a consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency, and has served as a reviewer for the National Cancer Institute and numerous journals.
He is a board member of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science and multiple cardiology societies, and serves on the editorial boards of several cardiology journals.
In addition, he is a founder and the gabbai of the association of Orthodox Jewish cardiologists.