Dr. Jenny Choy, M.D.

Dr. Jenny Choy, MD

Associate Professor

jschoy@calmi2.org

Degree(s)
MD (Physician-Surgeon, Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, 1996)

Hometown
Lima, Peru

Hobbies
Photography, travel, language learning

Projects
Device for treatment of cardiac no-option patients; Roles of ischemia and mechanical dyssynchrony in optimizing CRT; Multi-Scale Laws of Myocardial Growth and Remodeling.

Biography
Dr. Choy received her MD degree in Lima, Peru, from Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal, Hipólito Unanue School of Medicine. Her scientific research career in the US started at University of California Irvine (UCI), where she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She later moved to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), where she worked as an Associate Professor of Biomed in the School of Engineering and Technology. As a previous physician, Dr. Choy applies her clinical experience in Internal Medicine to translational cardiovascular research projects. Her interest focuses on the development of new technologies (surgical and interventional) for the treatment of chronic cardiovascular diseases, including heart failure and coronary artery disease. Special interest includes a novel therapeutic approach to re-vascularize the ischemic heart using the coronary venous system, in which she has been working for several years. This project has earned her the Dr. Robert C. Miller Award for Excellence in Vascular Research. In addition, Dr. Choy has many collaborative projects with renowned scientist (national and international) in the field, and she publishes and serves as reviewer in high impact journals.