About Jennifer E. Ho, MD

Dr. Ho is a cardiologist in the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Section at MGH, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. As a physician-scientist, Jen is a faculty member of the Cardiovascular Research Center and maintains an affiliation with the Framingham Heart Study. Her laboratory is focused on clinical and translational patient-oriented investigations to understand mechanisms driving heart failure and cardiometabolic disease, with a particular focus on heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Jen has mentored over 15 trainees in her laboratory and is a recipient of the MGH Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award and multiple NIH grants to support her research laboratory. She was awarded the 2018 Inaugural MGH Medicine Residency Excellence in Mentoring Award and the 2018 Brian McGovern Memorial Teaching Award. Jen currently serves on the Steering Committee for the MGH NIH cardiovascular T32 training grant, as well as the Scientific Board of the Sarnoff Foundation, an organization devoted to mentoring young investigators.

Medical Education

  • MD: Harvard Medical School
  • Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease at University of California San Francisco; Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital