Nasrien Ibrahim

Cardiologist | Commonwealth Fund Fellow | Nonprofit Founder

Harvard University

About Nasrien E. Ibrahim, MD

Nasrien E. Ibrahim, MD is an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist and one of the Commonwealth Fund Fellows in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University. She is a Master of Public Health in Health Policy 2023 candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is the founder and executive director of the nonprofit, The Equity in Heart Transplant Project, Inc. Dr. Ibrahim completed her internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, her advanced heart failure and transplant fellowship at the University of Colorado, followed by a research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She served as faculty at both the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Inova Heart and Vascular Institute.

Dr. Ibrahim has published in top-tier journals, is a book author, and is an associate editor for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure. Her research interests include improving adherence to guideline-directed therapies in heart failure, understanding mechanisms of disparities in care, and improving access to heart transplantation in historically excluded and systemically oppressed patient populations. In 2021, Dr. Ibrahim was invited by the White House Office of Public Engagement to participate in a Health Equity Leaders Roundtable Series focused on access to care.


No relevant financial relationships to disclose.