Iris Jaffe, associate professor of medicine and executive director of the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), has been appointed the Elisa Kent Mendelsohn Professor of Molecular Cardiology.
Jaffe received an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. After completing clinical training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, she received a vascular biology research fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in 2003, in conjunction with completing a clinical cardiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the Tufts University School of Medicine faculty in 2005, and received a clinical scientist development award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH.