Biographies

John L. Jefferies, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACC

Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-1675

Email: john.jefferies@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Heritable causes of vascular disease; novel drug therapies for advanced heart failure; novel gene discovery in cardiomyopathy; characterization and management of left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC); early diagnosis and management of chemotherapy induced cardiotoxicity. 

Biography

Dr. Jefferies, an associate professor of pediatric cardiology and adult cardiovascular diseases, is the director of Advanced Heart Failure / Cardiomyopathy within the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 

He completed his combined pediatric and adult cardiology training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas at the Texas Children's Hospital and the Texas Heart Institute. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular genetics, and adults with congenital heart disease. 

His current research interests include heritable causes of vascular disease, novel drug therapies for advanced heart failure, novel gene discovery in cardiomyopathy, characterization and management of left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC), and early diagnosis and management of chemotherapy induced cardiotoxicity. 

He is on the editorial board of the Texas Heart Institute Journal and is an active member of numerous professional organization including the Heart Failure Society of America, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

Education and Training

BS: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1992.

MD: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1996.

Residency: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2000.

MPH: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2001 Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2006.

Certification: Internal Medicine, 2000; Pediatrics, 2001

Publications

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