Jennifer L. Cook, MD

  • Associate Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
  • Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program

Jennifer Lynn Cook, MD, is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Sarver Heart Center. Dr. Cook is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine and board eligible in advanced heart failure and transplantation. She is a fellow of the American Heart Association, where she serves on the Leadership Committee for Clinical Cardiology and as well as the Scientific Sessions Program Planning Committee. She also takes part in the American College of Cardiology’s Mechanical Circulatory Support Working Group and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board for High-Risk Patient Angioplasty. Her clinical research interests include application of clinical guidelines into clinical practice.  She has been lead author on Circulation Recommendation manuscripts for Mechanical Circulatory Support and Acute Heart Transplants Rejection.  She also participates in clinical trials for novel drug therapy to  help treat heart failure. Previously, Dr. Cook was medical director of the ventricular assist device program at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she was an assistant professor. Following medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Dr. Cook completed her internal medicine residency at Medical University of South Carolina, and cardiovascular disease and advanced heart failure fellowships at Barnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.