Robert Harrington, MD
Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine, Stanford
Dr. Robert Harrington is Arthur L. Bloomfield Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University. His research interests include evaluating antithrombotic complications of percutaneous coronary procedures, studying the mechanism of disease of the acute coronary syndromes, understanding the issues of risk stratification in the care of patients with acute ischemic coronary syndromes, trying to better understand and improve upon the methodology of clinical trials. His research has been funded through NIH, NIA, foundations and private industry. Dr. Harrington is currently a member of the American Heart Association National Board of Directors. He has authored more than 450 peer-reviewed manuscripts, reviews, book chapters, and editorials. Thomson Reuters lists him as one of the most cited investigators in clinical medicine from 2002-2014. He has served as a member and the chair of theUS Food and Drug Administration Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee. He is an elected member of the Association of American Physicians and the Association of University Cardiologists. In 2015, he was elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine/Institute of Medicine.