Alice K. Jacobs, MD

Professor, Medicine

Alice Jacobs
(617) 638-8707
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion

Biography

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.

Education

  • Saint Louis University, MD
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/15/2017

    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. 2017 Oct 15. PMID: 29035844.

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  • Published on 9/18/2017

    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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  • Published on 3/14/2017

    Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Cozzens K, Gesten F, Osinaga A, Fish DG, Donahue CL, Bass RJ, Walford G, Jacobs AK, Venditti FJ, Stamato NJ, Berger PB, Sharma S, King SB. Changes in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions Deemed "Inappropriate" by Appropriate Use Criteria. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 14; 69(10):1234-1242. PMID: 28279289.

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  • Published on 2/13/2017

    Hannan EL, Zhong Y, Cozzens K, Gesten F, Friedrich M, Berger PB, Jacobs AK, Walford G, Ling FS, Venditti FJ, King SB. The Impact of Excluding Shock Patients on Hospital and Physician Risk-Adjusted Mortality Rates for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: The Implications for Public Reporting. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Feb 13; 10(3):224-231. PMID: 28183462.

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  • Published on 2/8/2017

    Hannan EL, Zhong Y, Jacobs AK, Ling FSK, Berger PB, Walford G, Venditti FJ, King SB. Incomplete revascularization for percutaneous coronary interventions: Variation among operators, and association with operator and hospital characteristics. Am Heart J. 2017 Apr; 186:118-126. PMID: 28454825.

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  • Published on 8/2/2016

    Jacobs AK. The Challenge to Implement Systems of Care for ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2016 Aug 02; 134(5):375-7. PMID: 27482001.

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  • Published on 7/25/2016

    Jacobs AK, Nedeljkovic ZS. Dual-Antiplatelet Therapy: Why Stop Now? JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Jul 25; 9(14):1470-2. PMID: 27478114.

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  • Published on 5/1/2016

    Hannan EL, Zhong Y, Jacobs AK, Stamato NJ, Berger PB, Walford G, Sharma S, Venditti FJ, King SB. Patients With Chronic Total Occlusions Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Characteristics, Success, and Outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 May; 9(5):e003586. PMID: 27162216.

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  • Published on 5/1/2016

    Hannan EL, Samadashvili Z, Cozzens K, Jacobs AK, Venditti FJ, Holmes DR, Berger PB, Stamato NJ, Hughes S, Walford G. Appending Limited Clinical Data to an Administrative Database for Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients: The Impact on the Assessment of Hospital Quality. Med Care. 2016 May; 54(5):538-45. PMID: 27078825.

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  • Published on 3/11/2016

    Maree AO, Margey RJ, Selzer F, Bajrangee A, Jneid H, Marroquin OC, Mulukutla SR, Laskey WK, Jacobs AK. Renal insufficiency, bleeding and prescription of discharge medication in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Dynamic Registry. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2016 Jul-Aug; 17(5):302-7. PMID: 27053436.

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