Heart and Vascular Institute (Cardiology)

Penn State specialists are leading research and clinical trials to improve knowledge, care and treatment options for heart and vascular conditions.

Learn More About Heart and Vascular

Research in Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute includes the following areas:

  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical heart devices
  • Intervention treatment
  • Cardiovascular interventional radiology
  • Vascular surgery

Lawrence I. Sinoway, MD, is Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute and Director of the Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Read more about Dr. Sinoway here.

Marc P. Kaufman, PhD, is Research Associate Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute.

Read more about Dr. Kaufman here.

Dena Jefferson, RN, BSN, CCRC, is Clinical Research Specialist, focusing on clinical trials.

Reach her at djefferson1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Contact Us

To speak to someone about our heart and vascular research, please call 717-531-5966 or email Sharon O’Brien at sobrien@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.