Y. Chandrashekhar, MD

Dr. Chandrashekhar is a professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota. He has had a long association with the JACC family of journals having been the executive editor of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging and an associate editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  He has been a physician investigator for over 20 years funded by federal agencies as well as other grant agencies. He continues to be an active member of multiple grant review committees including the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Chandrashekhar recently completed his term as chair of the Cardiology Merit Review study section of the VA and is on the Scientific and Policy Advisory Committee of the World Heart Federation. He directs the cardiovascular imaging laboratory at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis with clinical interests in multiple imaging modalities. He was also an author of the 2015 multimodality imaging guidelines in COCATS 4, and has published extensively in leading medical journals.