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Robert Wayne Yeh, M.D.

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Biography
1997 - 1999
British Marshall Scholarship
2000
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
2011
Thomas J. Linnemeier Young Investigator Award, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)
2015
Young Physician-Scientist Award, American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)
2018
Harvard Medical School Young Mentor Award
2019
Katz-Silver Family Endowed Professorship in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Harvard Medical School
2020
Joseph Vita Award (from AHA “for work that has transformative impact on cardiovascular research")

Overview
Dr. Robert W. Yeh is the Katz-Silver Family Professor of Medicine in the Field of Cardiovascular Outcomes Research at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.. His area of investigation focuses on 1) applying innovative methods to evaluate new cardiovascular devices and therapies in both clinical trials and observational studies, with an emphasis on understanding methods to improve the value of novel technologies as they are used in clinical practice, and 2) examining the impacts of health policies on medical decision making and patient outcomes. He is a standing member of the Circulatory Devices Advisory Panel for the US Food and Drug Administration.

Dr. Yeh is the Section Chief of Interventional Cardiology at BIDMC.

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  1. R01HL157530 (GERSZTEN, ROBERT E;KAZI, DHRUV SATISH;YEH, ROBERT) Apr 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2025
    NIH
    A Multi-Dimensional Linked Registry to Identify Biological, Clinical, Health System, and Socioeconomic Risk Factors for COVID-19-Related Cardiovascular Events
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. K24HL150321 (YEH, ROBERT) Jan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2024
    NIH
    Using Claims-Based Signatures of Frailty to Support Individualized Treatment of Aortic Valve Stenosis and Coronary Artery Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01HL139837 (MORAN, ANDREW EDWARD) Dec 15, 2017 - Nov 30, 2021
    NIH
    Patient Level Prediction of Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness in SPRINT (Optimize-SPRINT)
    Role: Co-Investigator
  4. R01HL136708 (YEH, ROBERT) May 1, 2017 - Mar 31, 2022
    NIH
    Use of Registries, Claims and Health System Data to Enhance the Evaluation of Cardiovascular Therapies in Clinical Trials
    Role: Principal Investigator
  5. K23HL118138 (YEH, ROBERT) Sep 1, 2013 - Jul 31, 2018
    NIH
    Balancing the Risks of Ischemia and Bleeding in Percutaneous Coronary Interventio
    Role: Principal Investigator

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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.