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.
- Saint Louis University, MD
- State University of New York at Buffalo, BA
- 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 May; 12(5):e007086. PMID: 31014090.
- 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. 2019 Apr 22. PMID: 31012227.
- 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 Feb 19; 8(4):e011835. PMID: 30767600.
- 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 Jan 08; 8(1):e008096. PMID: 30596310.
- 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 Jan; 12(1):e007097. PMID: 30616362.
- Published on 8/1/2018
Berry NC, Kereiakes DJ, Yeh RW, Steg PG, Cutlip DE, Jacobs AK, Abbott JD, Hsieh WH, Massaro JM, Mauri L. Benefit and Risk of Prolonged DAPT After Coronary Stenting in Women. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 08; 11(8):e005308. PMID: 30354781.
- 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.
- Published on 6/1/2018
Levine GN, Dai X, Henry TD, Calfon Press M, Denktas AE, Garberich RF, Jacobs AK, Jaski BE, Kaul P, Kontos MC, Stouffer GA, Smith SC. In-Hospital ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Improving Diagnosis, Triage, and Treatment. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jun 01; 3(6):527-531. PMID: 29466558.
- Published on 5/14/2018
Jacobs AK, Pande AN. Revascularization for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: The Courage to Use What We Have Learned. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 05 14; 11(9):876-878. PMID: 29747918.
- Published on 5/1/2018
Green JL, Jacobs AK, Holmes D, Chiswell K, Blanco R, Bates ER, French W, Kupas DF, Mears G, Roe M, Nallamothu BK. Taking the Reins on Systems of Care for ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients: A Report From the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Program. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 05; 11(5):e005706. PMID: 29716933.
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