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Dr. Christine Albert
Dr. Albert is a board-certified practicing cardiac electrophysiologist, epidemiologist, and clinical researcher in the field of cardiac arrhythmias. Dr. Albert received her MD from Harvard Medical School and completed her Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Cardiac Electrophysiology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Albert is also a trained cardiovascular epidemiologist and received her Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She currently holds joint appointments in the Cardiovascular Division and the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is the Director of the Center for Arrhythmia Prevention at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The Center’s mission is to advance and disseminate knowledge regarding the etiology, prevention, and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias through research, teaching, and clinical care. Dr. Albert’s research expertise lies in the design and conduct of epidemiologic investigations on predictors and triggers of atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death, both in large prospective cohort designs and in multi-center clinical studies. She currently serves as the Principal Investigator on two NIH-sponsored R01 applications and an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association focused on risk stratification and prevention of atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death. In addition, Dr. Albert cares for patients with arrhythmic disorders as a member of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her clinical interests include all aspects of cardiac arrhythmic disorders.