Alice K. Jacobs, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine

MD, Saint Louis University

A professor of medicine and the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Interventional Cardiology at Boston Medical Center, has been very involved in the American Heart Association. On a national level at the AHA, she is currently President -Elect, chair of the Professional Education Committee, a member of the Science Advisory Coordinating Committee and chair of the Council on Clinical Cardiology Program Committee. She is also involved in local AHA activities and currently serves as President of the Northeast Affiliate. In addition, Dr. Jacobs plays an active role in the American College of Cardiology. She has been a member of several ACC writing groups establishing training criteria in interventional cardiology, assessing and maintaining competence in interventional cardiology and updating guidelines for the performance of percutaneous coronary intervention. In addition, she is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology Test Committee and the ACC/AHA Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Dr. Jacobs' major research activities are in the area of invasive cardiology and revascularization strategies. Currently she is the site principal investigator of several multi-center trials including the NHLBI funded BARI 2-D, SHOCK, and OAT trials and the NHLBI Dynamic Registry. She is also active in the area of heart disease in women and has evaluated the acute and long-term outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention in women in comparison to men.

Expertise includes: Interventional Cardiology; Coronary revascularization; Sex-based differences in cardiovascular disease.

2011-2011 LUMEN Conference: Recognition for advancing the care of patients with STEMI

A Clinical Evaluation of Absorb BVS, the Everolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold in the Treatment...
08/22/2013 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
Abbott Laboratories

A prospective, multi-center, randomized, double-blind trial to assess the effectiveness and safety of 12 versus 30 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in subjects undergoing percutaneous c
05/01/2010 - 04/30/2015 (PI)
Harvard Clinical Research Institute

Gravitas: Gauging Responsivness with a Verify Now Assay-Impact on Thrombsis and Safety
10/01/2008 - 09/30/2012 (PI)

Xience V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System Post-Approval Study (EECSS)
09/01/2008 - 05/31/2012 (PI)
Abbott Laboratories

Tilarginine Acetate Injection in a Randomized International Study in Unstable AMI Patients / Cardiogenic Shock
07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007 (PI)

D.E.S. Cover Registry
04/13/2005 - 04/12/2007 (PI)
Cordis Corporation

The GUARD Trial Saphenous Vein Graft Intervention Using AngioGuard for Reduction of Distal Embolization
11/29/2000 - 12/31/2005 (PI)
Cordis Corporation

Clopidogrel for Reduction of Events During Observation (CREDO)
08/25/2000 - 08/31/2001 (PI)
Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Inc (from Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Bristol-Myers Squibb

XaNADU PCI Pilot Trial
01/22/2001 - 05/31/2001 (PI)
Duke University

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Hochberg CP, Jacobs AK. Prehospital delay in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: time for change. Coron Artery Dis. 2018 Aug; 29(5):368-370.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29979256.
  2. Levine GN, Dai X, Henry TD, Calfon Press M, Denktas AE, Garberich RF, Jacobs AK, Jaski BE, Kaul P, Kontos MC, Stouffer GA, Smith SC. In-Hospital ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Improving Diagnosis, Triage, and Treatment. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jun 01; 3(6):527-531. PMID: 29466558.
  3. Jacobs AK, Pande AN. Revascularization for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: The Courage to Use What We Have Learned. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 May 14; 11(9):876-878.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29747918.
  4. Green JL, Jacobs AK, Holmes D, Chiswell K, Blanco R, Bates ER, French W, Kupas DF, Mears G, Roe M, Nallamothu BK. Taking the Reins on Systems of Care for ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients: A Report From the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Program. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 May; 11(5):e005706. PMID: 29716933.
  5. Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Cozzens K, Berger PB, Chikwe J, Jacobs AK, Walford G, Ling FSK, Venditti FJ, Gold J, King SB. 2017 Versus 2012 Appropriate Use Criteria for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Impact on Appropriateness Ratings. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Mar 12; 11(5):473-478. PMID: 29519380.
  6. Hannan EL, Zhong Y, Berger PB, Jacobs AK, Walford G, Ling FSK, Venditti FJ, King SB. Association of Coronary Vessel Characteristics With Outcome in Patients With Percutaneous Coronary Interventions With Incomplete Revascularization. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Feb 01; 3(2):123-130. PMID: 29282471.
  7. Langabeer JR, Henry TD, Fowler R, Champagne-Langabeer T, Kim J, Jacobs AK. Sex-Based Differences in Discharge Disposition and Outcomes for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Within a Regional Network. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 08; 27(8):1001-1006. PMID: 29319393.
  8. Rymer J, Kaltenbach L, Kochar A, Hess C, Krucoff M, Gilchrist IC, Messenger J, Jolly SS, Jacobs AK, Abbott J, Wojdyla D, Rao SV. COMPARISON OF RATES OF BLEEDING AND VASCULAR COMPLICATIONS BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER TRIAL ENROLLMENT IN THE SAFE-PCI TRIAL FOR WOMEN. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2018; 71(11):A1159. View Publication
  9. Koshy LM, Aberle LH, Krucoff MW, Hess CN, Mazzaferri E, Jolly SS, Jacobs A, Gibson CM, Mehran R, Gilchrist IC, Rao SV. Comparison of Radial Access, Guided Femoral Access, and Non-Guided Femoral Access Among Women Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. J Invasive Cardiol. 2018 01; 30(1):18-22. PMID: 29035844.
  10. van Diepen S, Katz JN, Albert NM, Henry TD, Jacobs AK, Kapur NK, Kilic A, Menon V, Ohman EM, Sweitzer NK, Thiele H, Washam JB, Cohen MG. Contemporary Management of Cardiogenic Shock: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2017 Oct 17; 136(16):e232-e268. PMID: 28923988.
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Bar chart showing 382 publications over 37 distinct years, with a maximum of 28 publications in 2006

In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

acute coronary syndromes
angioplasty, percutaneous transluminal
coronary artery disease
Interventional cardiology; Women and heart disease
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