Mandeep Mehra is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and serves as Medical Director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, in Boston, MA (USA). Additionally, he is Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Prior to joining the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dr. Mehra served as the Dr. Herbert Berger Endowed Professor of Medicine and Head of Cardiology as well as Assistant Dean for Clinical Services at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Although he spans the realms of clinical, research and teaching missions, he has been engaged in leading health care systems with a focus on innovative healthcare delivery science. Additionally, his specific research interests are in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and transplantation medicine. One important area is in developing international guidelines for care of the heart transplant candidate and process enhancement for improving performance measure adherence in heart failure. More recently, his research has focused on introducing novel technology in mechanical circulatory support, understanding the cost-effectiveness of heart failure therapy and moving the field of myocardial recovery forward.
Dr. Mehra is a Past-President of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) and is President-elect of the Heart Failure Society of America. He is also a Fellow of the European Society or Cardiology and the Royal College of Physicians (London). In 2012, he was awarded an honorary Masters degree from Harvard University.