Jill Downing, MD

Instructor, Medicine

Jill Downing
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building


Jill Downing, MD, MPH is an Instructor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a fellowship in Cardiology at Tufts-New England Medical Center. She specializes in preventive cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation, and exercise physiology.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University, BS


  • Published on 7/24/2017

    Ho JE, Rahban Y, Sandhu H, Hiremath PG, Ayalon N, Qin F, Perez AJ, Downing J, Gopal DM, Cheng S, Colucci WS. Preclinical Alterations in Myocardial Microstructure in People with Metabolic Syndrome. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Sep; 25(9):1516-1522. PMID: 28737258.

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  • Published on 7/14/2015

    Wang YC, Liang CS, Gopal DM, Ayalon N, Donohue C, Santhanakrishnan R, Sandhu H, Perez AJ, Downing J, Gokce N, Colucci WS, Ho JE. Preclinical Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunctions in Metabolically Healthy and Unhealthy Obese Individuals. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Sep; 8(5):897-904. PMID: 26175540.

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  • Published on 3/10/2015

    Gopal DM, Santhanakrishnan R, Wang YC, Ayalon N, Donohue C, Rahban Y, Perez AJ, Downing J, Liang CS, Gokce N, Colucci WS, Ho JE. Impaired right ventricular hemodynamics indicate preclinical pulmonary hypertension in patients with metabolic syndrome. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Mar; 4(3):e001597. PMID: 25758604.

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  • Published on 7/1/2014

    Ayalon N, Gopal DM, Mooney DM, Simonetti JS, Grossman JR, Dwivedi A, Donohue C, Perez AJ, Downing J, Gokce N, Miller EJ, Liang CS, Apovian CM, Colucci WS, Ho JE. Preclinical left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in metabolic syndrome. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Sep 15; 114(6):838-42. PMID: 25084691.

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  • Published on 10/25/2012

    Gopal DM, Kommineni M, Ayalon N, Koelbl C, Ayalon R, Biolo A, Dember LM, Downing J, Siwik DA, Liang CS, Colucci WS. Relationship of plasma galectin-3 to renal function in patients with heart failure: effects of clinical status, pathophysiology of heart failure, and presence or absence of heart failure. J Am Heart Assoc. 2012 Oct; 1(5):e000760. PMID: 23316284.

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  • Published on 8/2/2011

    Downing J, Balady GJ. The role of exercise training in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Aug 2; 58(6):561-9. PMID: 21798416.

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  • Published on 10/1/2007

    Downing J, Greig TW, Quattlebaum MD, Valentin M, Heeren TC, Grabenstein JD. Assessing the safety of anthrax immunization in US Army aircrew members via physical examination. J Occup Environ Med. 2007 Oct; 49(10):1079-85. PMID: 18000413.

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  • Published on 2/1/1997

    Tischler AS, Powers JF, Shahsavari M, Ziar J, Tsokas P, Downing J, McClain RM. Comparative studies of chromaffin cell proliferation in the adrenal medulla of rats and mice. Fundam Appl Toxicol. 1997 Feb; 35(2):216-20. PMID: 9038243.

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  • Published on 2/1/1996

    Jette DU, Downing J. The relationship of cardiovascular and psychological impairments to the health status of patients enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation programs. Phys Ther. 1996 Feb; 76(2):130-9; discussion 140-8. PMID: 8592717.

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  • Published on 1/1/1996

    Balady GJ, Jette D, Scheer J, Downing J. Changes in exercise capacity following cardiac rehabilitation in patients stratified according to age and gender. Results of the Massachusetts Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Multicenter Database. J Cardiopulm Rehabil. 1996 Jan-Feb; 16(1):38-46. PMID: 8907441.

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