Forrester Lee, MD

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Cardiology; Cultural Diversity; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Heart Failure; Heart Rate; Minority Health

Research Summary

My research interests span three areas:

  1. Clinical research in therapies for congestive heart treatment and clinical outcomes in heart transplantation. I am affiliated with the Yale Heart Failure and Transplant Center;
  2. Studies in heart rate variability as a method of noninvasively probing cardiovascular autonomic regulatory mechanisms in health and disease. This research includes classical methods of time series analysis as well as more recent methods based on chaos/complexity theory and nonlinear dynamics;
  3. Studies of health care access by African Americans and other minority populations in relation to cardiovascular disease.

Specialized Terms: Congestive heart treatment; Heart rate variability; Minority population cardiovascular health care access

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Forrester Lee, MD
Mailing Address
Cardiovascular MedicinePO Box 208017
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056