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.

Other Positions

  • Member, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 4/22/2020

    Al-Lamee R, Jacobs AK. The ISCHEMIA Trial: Was it Worth the Wait? Circulation. 2020 Apr 22. PMID: 32316761.

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  • Published on 3/30/2020

    Mendirichaga R, Jacobs AK. Sex Differences in Ischemic Heart Disease-the Paradox Persists. JAMA Cardiol. 2020 Mar 30. PMID: 32227138.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/20/2020

    Kontos MC, Gunderson MR, Zegre-Hemsey JK, Lange DC, French WJ, Henry TD, McCarthy JJ, Corbett C, Jacobs AK, Jollis JG, Manoukian SV, Suter RE, Travis DT, Garvey JL. Prehospital Activation of Hospital Resources (PreAct) ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI): A Standardized Approach to Prehospital Activation and Direct to the Catheterization Laboratory for STEMI Recommendations From the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline Program. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 01 21; 9(2):e011963. PMID: 31957530.

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  • Published on 10/23/2019

    Hannan EL, Zhong Y, Ling FSK, Tamis-Holland J, Berger PB, Jacobs AK, Walford G, Venditti FJ, King SB. Assessment of repeat target lesion percutaneous coronary intervention as a quality measure for public reporting and general quality assessment for PCIs. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Oct 23. PMID: 31642597.

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  • Published on 5/1/2019

    Rymer JA, Kaltenbach LA, Kochar A, Hess CN, Gilchrist IC, Messenger JC, Harrington RA, Jolly SS, Jacobs AK, Abbott JD, Wojdyla DM, Krucoff MW, Rao SV. Comparison of Rates of Bleeding and Vascular Complications Before, During, and After Trial Enrollment in the SAFE-PCI Trial for Women. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 05; 12(5):e007086. PMID: 31014090.

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  • Published on 4/22/2019

    Hannan EL, Wu Y, Tamis-Holland J, Jacobs AK, Berger PB, Ling FSK, Walford G, Venditti FJ, King SB. Sex differences in the treatment and outcomes of patients hospitalized with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 Feb; 95(2):196-204. PMID: 31012227.

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  • Published on 2/19/2019

    Pande AN, Jacobs AK. Reperfusion and Time to Presentation in Women: Too Little Too Late. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 02 19; 8(4):e011835. PMID: 30767600.

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  • Published on 1/8/2019

    Granger CB, Bates ER, Jollis JG, Antman EM, Nichol G, O'Connor RE, Gregory T, Roettig ML, Peng SA, Ellrodt G, Henry TD, French WJ, Jacobs AK. Improving Care of STEMI in the United States 2008 to 2012. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 01 08; 8(1):e008096. PMID: 30596310.

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  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Hannan EL, Zhong Y, Wu Y, Berger PB, Jacobs AK, Walford G, Venditti FJ, Ling FSK, Tamis-Holland J, King SB. Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Myocardial Infarction in Hospitals With and Without On-Site Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 01; 12(1):e007097. PMID: 30616362.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Hochberg CP, Jacobs AK. Prehospital delay in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: time for change. Coron Artery Dis. 2018 08; 29(5):368-370. PMID: 29979256.

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