David J. Pinsky, M.D.
David J. Pinsky, M.D., the U-M director of the Michigan-Israel Partnership, is a director of the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center, and the J. Griswold Ruth M.D. and Margery Hopkins Ruth Professor of Internal Medicine, and professor of molecular and integrative physiology at the University of Michigan. As a result of his groundbreaking research, he has earned a reputation as one of the country’s foremost experts in understanding the relationship between blood flow and heart and brain diseases. Dr. Pinsky is an inventor on over a dozen patents, the author of over 200 scientific papers and book chapters, and a popular lecturer worldwide. He leads an active laboratory, and his research has earned him numerous grants and awards, including the American Heart Association Melvin Marcus Young Investigator Award in cardiovascular physiology and the AHA Established Investigator Award.