Andrew H Lichtman

Andrew Lichtman, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School
Staff Pathologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr. Andrew Lichtman received and MD and PhD degrees from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 1981, trained in Anatomic Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) 1982-1985, and is currently Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and a Staff Pathologist at the BWH. Dr. Lichtman’s laboratory research program has focused on T lymphocyte-mediated immune responses, especially in the context of cardiovascular disease, including atherosclerosis and myocarditis. Dr. Lichtman has co-authored over 150 scientific papers, served as charter member of an NHLBI Study Section, chaired the Cardiovascular, Diabetes, and Metabolic Disorders Research Group of the Brigham Research Institute, and has been an associate editor of several primary research journals. Dr. Lichtman is a well-recognized leader in Pathology and Immunology education. He has served as both Education and Publication Chair of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) and has co-authored 16 editions of two Immunology textbooks used world-wide.  He has taught in and directed core curriculum Pathology and Immunology courses at Harvard Medical School for over 30 years, has received many HMS teaching and mentoring awards, and is the recipient of the American Society of Investigative Pathology Distinguished Educator Award.