Stephen Chan, MD, PhD

Stephen Y. Chan, MD, PhD, FAHA

Principal Investigator

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Vitalant Chair in Vascular Medicine
Director, Vascular Medicine Institute
Director, Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine
Associate Chief of Cardiology, Basic Science | 412-383-6030

Assistant: Erica Carson |

Stephen Chan, MD, PhD, graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received his MD and PhD from the University of California, San Francisco. He then completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and fellowship training in Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His postdoctoral research was performed in the laboratory of Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD, and afterwards, Dr. Chan joined the faculty at BWH and Harvard Medical School (2010-2015) where he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Chan recently accepted a position at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he directs the Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Disease. He also serves as Associate Fellowship Director for Research in Cardiology.

Dr. Chan has held research grants from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, and Gilead Sciences. He has been the recipient of philanthropic awards at BWH, including the Lerner Scholarship, the Watkins Discovery Award, the Harris Family Research Prize, and the McArthur-Radovsky Research Scholarship. Dr. Chan has been invited to present his research at both national and international venues, and he has received international research awards from the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American Society of Microbiology.