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John Hwa

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Co-Director Yale Cooperative Center of Excellence in Hematology, Cardiovascular Medicine

Contact Information

John Hwa, MD, PhD, FRACP

Lab Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Cardiovascular Medicine

    PO Box 208017

    New Haven, CT 06520-8017

    United States



Dr. Hwa received his medical degree (First Class Honors) from the University of Sydney, Australia. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He then pursued further studies in the Department of Molecular Cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation during which time he completed his doctoral thesis through Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Hwa was then awarded a Howard Hughes Physician Postdoctoral Fellowship to continue studies at M.I.T in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate, H. Gobind Khorana. He joined the faculty At Dartmouth (Pharmacology and Toxicology and Medicine) in 2000, and moved to Yale (Section of Cardiovascular Medicine) in 2009.

Education & Training

  • Howard Hughes Physician Postdoctoral Fellow
    M.I.T. (2000)
  • PhD
    Case Western Reserve Univ (1996)
  • Research Fellow
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1996)
  • Resident/Fellow
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Australia (1992)
  • MD
    University of Sydney (1986)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Plenary Lecture Vascular Discovery 2022American Heart Association2022
Master of Arts (Privatim)Yale University2018
Elected Member Interurban Clinical ClubInterurban Clinical Club (Founded by Sir William Osler 1905)2017
Recognition Award for Cardiovascular ResearchAmerican Heart Association2009
American Heart Association Established Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association2007

Departments & Organizations