Chris Longenecker Portrait
Associate Professor
Medicine
Director, Global Cardiovascular Health Program
Director, Harborview HIV-Cardiology Clinic
Attending, Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Christopher T. Longenecker, MD is a non-invasive cardiologist and Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiology and Department of Global Health at the University of Washington School of Medicine.  He is the inaugural Director of the Global Cardiovascular Health Program, a joint initiative of cardiology and global health.  Clinically, he attends on the Harborview cardiology consultative service and is director of a unique HIV-Cardiology clinic within the Madison Clinic at Harborview.

 

Dr. Longenecker’s research, which is primarily conducted in the USA and Uganda, focuses on mechanisms and prevention of cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV, with a secondary focus on quality of care and outcomes for people living with rheumatic heart disease.  His research has been funded by the NIH, the American Heart Association, and Medtronic Philanthropy.  

 

Dr. Longenecker earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University.  He trained in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and cardiology at University Hospitals of Cleveland.  He was on faculty at Case Western Reserve University for 8 years before joining the University of Washington in November 2021.

Education & Training: 
Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program
Harvard Medical School
2016
T32 Research Fellow
University Hospitals of Cleveland
2013
Chief Cardiology Fellow
University Hospitals of Cleveland
2012
Cardiology Fellowship
University Hospitals of Cleveland
2012
Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
2009
MD
Ohio State University
2006
BA
Eastern Mennonite University
2001
Honors: 
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Case Western Reserve University
2020
Next Gen Innovator in Cardiology, Cardiology Today
2017
Faculty Research Mentorship Award, Case Western Reserve University
2016
Internal Medicine Clerkship Faculty Teaching Award, Case Western Reserve University
2013
Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 

·      Global Health

·      HIV/AIDS

·      Rheumatic Heart Disease

 

·      Implementation Science

Clinical Interests: 

·      Preventive Cardiology

·      HIV/AIDS

Publications