James Januzzi


Cardiovascular Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Harvard Medical School. Boston, Massachusetts
Baim Institute for Clinical Research, Boston, Massachusetts

James Januzzi

Dr. James Januzzi is currently the Hutter Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Januzzi graduated as the top-ranked student in the Class of 1994 from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Subsequently, he performed a residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in cardiology and cardiac ultrasound at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the staff at MGH in 2000, and is a clinician, teacher, and experienced clinical researcher and clinical trialist.

Dr. Januzzi’s research work has contributed greatly to the understanding of cardiac biomarker testing, where his studies have set international standards for use in diagnosis, prognosis, and management of patients suffering from acutely decompensated heart failure, chronic heart failure as well as those with acute coronary syndromes. He is also an experienced clinical trialist with a focus on drug therapy for heart failure, diabetes drugs, and anti-thrombotics.

Dr. Januzzi has published more than 650 manuscripts, book chapters, and review articles, and has edited six textbooks. He has an H-index of 106 and is among the top 1% most cited researchers. He is an Associate Editor at both Journal of the American College of Cardiology as well as Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure and a member of the Board of Trustees at the American College of Cardiology.