Stephen Kimmel
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Elected 2007

Stephen Kimmel, MD, MSCE, is a graduate of Princeton University and New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his cardiology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He has a Master of Science in epidemiology from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research, which has been funded continuously for the past 26 years, focuses on improving the use of existing medical therapies, particularly related to genetic epidemiology, adherence, and patient-centered outcomes. His most recent work focuses on novel methods of prediction of outcomes among patients in order to improve patient selection for surgical procedures and lung transplantation. He has served as principal investigator on numerous federal grants, including five R01s, a K24, a large NHLBI N01, a PCORI grant, and a U01 grant. He teaches courses in epidemiology and has also been instrumental in the development and growth of several graduate programs in epidemiology.