John Hwa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Director of Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetics

Departments & Organizations

Cardiovascular Medicine

Office of Student Research

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Biography

Dr. Hwa received his medical degree (with First Class Honors) from the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia in 1986. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia, in 1992. He then pursued further studies in the Department of Molecular Cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation during which time he completed his doctoral thesis through Case Western Reserve University (1996). Dr. Hwa was then awarded a Howard Hughes Physician Postdoctoral Fellowship to continue studies at M.I.T in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate, H. Gobind Khorana. He joined the faculty At Dartmouth (Pharmacology and Toxicology and Medicine) in 2000, and moved to Yale (Section of Cardiovascular Medicine) in 2009.

Education & Training

PhD Case Western Reserve Univ (1996)
MD University of Sydney (1986)
Howard Hughes Physician Postdoctoral Fellow M.I.T.
Research Fellow Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Resident/Fellow Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Australia

Honors & Recognition

  • American Heart Association Established Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association (2007)

  • Recognition Award for Cardiovascular ResearchAmerican Heart Association (2009)

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Contact Info

John Hwa, MD, PhD
Lab Location
Cardiovascular Research Center300 George Street, Ste 7th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
Cardiovascular Research Center300 George Street, Ste 759H
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
Section of Cardiovascular MedicinePO Box 208017
New Haven, CT 06520-8017