University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

James H. Stein, MD

James H Stein, MDDirector, UW AIRP

James H. Stein, MD, is the Robert Turell Professor of Cardiovascular Research in the Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine Division at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin. He is Director of the UW Health Preventive Cardiology Program, Advanced Hypertension Clinic, and the Vascular Health Screening Program. Dr. Stein is the Director of the UW AIRP.

Background

Dr. Stein received his baccalaureate degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin. He received his Doctor of Medicine (cum laude) degree from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. His Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine were at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Illinois. He completed a Cardiology Fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Stein was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha in medical school. He has received several awards for excellence in teaching from the medical students and residents at the University of Chicago Medical Center and UW Hospital and Clinics. He received the American College of Cardiology W. Proctor Harvey Young Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2001. Dr. Stein has been named one of Madison's "Top Docs" in Cardiology by Madison Magazine since 2000. In 2007, he was named one of the 20 best cardiologists in America by Men's Health Magazine. In 2008, he was named one of the 20 best cardiologists in America by Women's Health Magazine. He has been one of Castle Connelly’s "Best Doctors in America" since 2009. In 2013 he received the UW Hospital and Clinics Presidential Physician Leadership Award. In 2015 he won the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Dean’s Teaching Award.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Echocardiography in Comprehensive Adult Echocardiography and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, the National Lipid Association, and the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention.

Research Interests

Dr. Stein is Director of the UW AIRP. His research interests include ultrasound assessment of atherosclerosis, arterial function, cardiovascular epidemiology, and clinical trials in preventive cardiology. Specific interests include the detection and characterization of subclinical atherosclerosis and arterial injury in individuals with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tobacco use, and sleep-disordered breathing.

Publications

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