Norrisa Haynes, MD, MPH, MSHP
Dr. Norrisa Haynes is a senior cardiology fellow at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and an incoming assistant professor of clinical cardiology at Yale University. She attended Yale University for her undergraduate studies where she received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She went on to complete her medical school and internal medicine training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During medical school, she received a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Harvard University. After residency, she worked closely with Dr. Paul Farmer and Partners in Health (PIH) in Haiti for 2 years at Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM) as a junior attending. During those two years, she also worked as a Harvard Medical School instructor and Brigham hospitalist. After spending 2 years in Haiti, she started cardiology fellowship at UPenn. In collaboration with clinicians in Haiti she founded a non-profit organization entitled Global Medical Education Network Inc. for which the principal project is entitled ICARDs-Haiti. The mission of Global MedEd Network Inc and ICARDs is to address the global disparity in medical education by providing access to high quality medical education for healthcare providers in LMICs via a dynamic, adaptive, interactive and skill-building digital platform. Dr. Haynes is interested in cardiac imaging and is currently completing a Master of Science in Health Policy. From a research perspective, Dr. Haynes is interested implementation science and community based participatory research. She has extensive expertise in global cardiovascular health given her continued work with PIH and implementation of numerous international educational initiatives. Dr. Haynes is a member of the ACC/AHA joint guidelines committee and is a member of UPenn's Women in Cardiology group (WIC). Dr. Haynes also serves on the board of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC).