Peter Libby, MD
Cardiovascular Specialist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
and Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Peter Libby, M.D., is a cardiovascular specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. His areas of clinical expertise include general & preventive cardiology. His current major research focus is the role of inflammation in vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis. Dr. Libby has a particular devotion to translate laboratory studies to pilot & then large-scale clinical cardiovascular outcome trials. Dr. Libby has published extensively in top-ranked medical journals & received numerous awards and recognitions for his research accomplishments. He is an editor of Braunwald’s Heart Disease. Dr. Libby earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, and completed his training in internal medicine & cardiology at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now BWH). He holds honorary doctorates from the Université de Lille, France & Université Laval, Québec, Canada, as well as a Doctor Medicinæ Honoris Causa from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.