Hon-Chi Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Internist
  3. Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Atrial fibrillation
  2. Diabetes mellitus
  3. Heart arrhythmias
  4. Heart disease
  • Autoimmune mechanisms in cardiovascular diseases
  • Autonomic modulation of ion channels and cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiac device extraction and outcome
  • Endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factors
  • Innovative approaches in atrial fibrillation research
  • Ionic mechanisms in shear stress-mediated dilation of microvessels
  • Membrane microdomain targeting of ion channels and signaling pathways
  • Novel approaches in cardiac electronic devices
  • Novel mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias
  • Regulation of ion channels in the cardiovascular system
  • Regulation of vascular BK channels in diabetes
  • Role of vascular endothelial function in cardiac arrhythmias
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Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1987
    Fellow - CardiologyStanford University Medical Center
  2. 1984
    Resident - MedicineStanford University Medical Center
  3. 1982
    Internship - MedicineStanford University Medical Center
  4. 1981
    MDHarvard Medical School
  5. 1981
    PhD - BiochemistryHarvard University
  6. 1973
    BS - BiologyMassachusetts Institute of Technology

Certifications

  1. 1992
    Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1987
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1984
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Mentor to Recipient of Basic Science AwardAmerican Diabetes Association
  2. 2011
    Visiting Professor; International Scholar Exchange ProgramWuxi Peoples' Hospital, International Schholar Exchange Program
  3. 2010
    Distinguished Scientist Lecture.Center for Cardiovascular Sciences, Albany Medical College
  4. 2008
    RO1 AwardNational Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
  5. 2008
    NIH Director's Bridge AwardNational Institute of Health
  6. 2007
    Mentor to Recipient of Junior Faculty AwardAmerican Diabetes Association Walk
  7. 2006
    Mentor to Recipient of National Scientist Development AwardAmerican Heart Association
  8. 2005
    Senior Investigator to Recipient of Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity AwardAmerican Physiological Society
  9. 2004
    Mentor to Finalist 2004 Scientific SessionAmerican Heart Association
  10. 2003
    RO1 AwardNational Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
  11. 2002
    Senior Investigator ro Recipient of Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity AwardAmerican Physiological Society
  12. 2001
    Senior Investigator to Recipient of Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity AwardAmerican Physiological Society
  13. 2001
    Mentor to Recipient, Dewey B. Stuit First-Year AwardUniversity of Iowa
  14. 2001
    Mentor to Best Oral Presentation Awardee2001 Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
  15. 2001
    Senior Investigator to FinalistMerck/CSCR Young Investigator Award Competition
  16. 2001
    Mentor to FinalistAstraZeneca Cardiovascular Young Investigators' Forum
  17. 2000
    R01 AwardNational Institutes of Health
  18. 2000
    Merit Review AwardVeteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  19. 2000
    Supervisor, Fellowship Award RecipientNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  20. 2000
    Senior Investigator to WinnerCentral Society for Clinical Research/Merch Young Investigator Competition
  21. 1999
    Senior Investigator to FinalistCentral Society for Clinical Research/Merch Young Investigator Competition
  22. 1997
    Senior Investigator to WinnerCentral Society for Clinical Research/Merch Young Investigator Competition
  23. 1996
    Merit Review AwardVeteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  24. 1995
    Cardiovascular Award Winner SupervisorCentral Society for Clinical Research
  25. 1994
    Medical Student Research Fellowship Recipient Award SponsorAmerican Heart Association
  26. 1993
    Medical Student Award SponsorAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  27. 1992
    Senior Investigator to Finalist of Young Investigator Award CompetitionAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  28. 1992
    Senior Investigator to Finalist of Young Investigator Award CompetitionAmerican Federation of Clinical Research Midwest Section Meeting
  29. 1990
    FIRST AwardAwarding Organization
  30. 1989
    Research Associate AwardVeteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  31. 1989
    Grant-in-AidIowa Affiliate, American Heart Association
  32. 1989
    Merit Review AwardVeteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  33. 1989
    Recipient Grant-in-AidAmerican Heart Association, Iowa Affiliate
  34. 1987
    Advanced Research Fellowship AwardCalifornia Affiliate, American Heart Association
  35. 1985
    Research Fellowship AwardCalifornia Affiliate, American Heart Association
  36. 1976
    Whitaker Health Sciences Fund Fellowship AwardAwarding Organization
  37. 1972
    MemberPhi Lambda Upsilon
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014
    MemberCardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias/Regulation Peer Review Study Group, American Heart Association
  2. 2009
    Session ChairCardioRhythm Highlight
  3. 2009
    Session ChairScientific Meeting, Featured Symposium-New Concepts, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  4. 2008 - 2012
    Subcommittee MemberFellowship, Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  5. 2008 - 2012
    Charter MemberElectrical Signaling, Ion Transport, and Arrhythmia Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  6. 2008
    ChairCardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias/Regulation Peer Review Study Group, American Heart Association
  7. 2007
    Co-ChairCardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias/Regulation Peer Review Study Group, American Heart Association
  8. 2007
    Session ChairNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  9. 2006
    Temporary MemberElectrical Signaling, Ion Transport, and Arrhythmia Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  10. 2006 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2005
    Special ReviewerProgram Project Grants, National Institutes of Health
  12. 2005 - present
    FacultyProgram on Aging, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2004
    MemberReview Panel on Progression of Cardiovascular Disease in Type 1 Diabetes, National Institutes of Health
  14. 2004
    Session ChairNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  15. 2003
    Temporary MemberRenal and Cardiovascular Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  16. 2003
    Session ChairNorth American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology
  17. 2002 - present
    MemberHeart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
  18. 1998 - 2001
    Grant ReviewerNora Eccles Treadwell Foundation
  19. 1997
    Special ReviewerCardiovascular Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  20. 1997
    Ad Hoc ReviewerMerit Review Cardiovascular Board, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  21. 1997
    MemberMerit Review Cardiovascular Board, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  22. 1995 - 1996
    ChairAffiliate Study Section Group B, American Heart Association
  23. 1995
    MemberCardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine
  24. 1995
    MemberCardiac Electrophysiology Search Committee, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 1994 - 1996
    MemberAffiliate Study Section Group B, American Heart Association
  26. 1994 - 1995
    Vice ChairAffiliate Study Section Group B, American Heart Association
  27. 1994
    MemberPromotion Committee, Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine
  28. 1994 - present
    MemberCentral Society for Clinical Research
  29. 1993
    Special ReviewerCardiovascular Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  30. 1993 - present
    MemberCardiovascular Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  31. 1992 - 1994
    MemberGreat Plains Regional Peer Review Consortium, American Heart Association
  32. 1992 - present
    ReviewerScientific Meeting Abstracts, American Heart Association
  33. 1992 - present
    MemberScientific Meeting Abstracts, American Heart Association
  34. 1990 - 1995
    MemberResearch Committee, Iowa Affiliate, American Heart Association
  35. 1990 - 1995
    MemberIowa Affiliate, American Heart Association
  36. 1990 - present
    ReviewerMerit Review Awards, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  37. 1990 - present
    ReviewerAffiliate Fellowship Application, American Heart Association
  38. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  39. 1990 - present
    MemberMerit Review Awards, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  40. 1990 - present
    MemberAffiliate Fellowship Application, American Heart Association
  41. 1988 - present
    MemberBiophysical Society
  42. 1988 - present
    MemberSociety of General Physiologists
  43. 1987 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  44. 1987 - present
    FellowCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  45. 1987 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  46. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  47. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  48. 1987 - present
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  49. 1987 - present
    MemberCouncil on Basic Science, American Heart Association
  50. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  51. 1986 - present
    MemberCardiac Electrophysiology Society
  52. 1985 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  53. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
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