Steven Steinhubl, MD

Director, Digital Medicine, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Associate Professor of Genomics, Scripps Research


Steven Steinhubl is director of Digital Medicine at Scripps Research Translational Institute and a cardiologist at Scripps Clinic. He received his undergraduate training in Chemical Engineering at Purdue University in Indiana, graduate training in Physiology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and his medical degree at St. Louis University in Missouri. Steinhubl’s internal medicine residency training was completed at David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, California. Following residency, he was a staff internist at Elmendorf Air Force Base Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. His cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships were at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he was also chief cardiology fellow. Prior to joining the Translational Institute, Steinhubl was director of Cardiovascular Wellness and the medical director for Employee Wellness for the Geisinger Healthcare System. He was also the Cardiology Fellowship Director, a clinician-scientist and a staff cardiologist there. In the past, beyond his time in the Air Force, Steinhubl has also been a global medical vice president for The Medicines Company based in Zurich, Switzerland and the director of Cardiovascular Education and Clinical Research at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

As head of digital medicine at the Translational Institute, Steinhubl leads a research team in the design, development and management of clinical programs built specifically around the novel capabilities of a wide range of digital technologies, including wearable sensors, and big data analytics. His team focuses on the re-imagining of health and healthcare that is made possible through the evidence-based incorporation of digital technologies.

Steinhubl has been active in clinical research for almost 20 years and has been the principal investigator of dozens of national and international trials and has published over 230 peer-reviewed manuscripts. 

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