John J. Ryan MD, FACC, FAHA, is a cardiologist with extensive training and experience in research investigation and clinical patient care. He is an internationally renowned specialist in pulmonary hypertension and has an appointment in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah.
Dr. Ryan has won more than ten university awards in Ireland, Boston, Chicago and Utah. He received Ireland’s prestigious Ceannt Medal, for ranking first in Ireland’s National High School exit exam. He was also an acknowledged scholar at University College Cork and in 2004 received their Blayney Medal for graduating at the top of his class from the University College Cork, School of Medicine. He was also awarded the Stewart Medal from the National University of Ireland in 2004 for being among the highest-ranking medical graduates in Ireland.
After postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and General Surgery at Cork University Hospital in Cork, Ireland, he was moved to Boston University. Between 2005 and 2009 he trained in Boston in Internal Medicine, ultimately being selected as the Chief Resident for Boston University. In Boston, he received awards for humanism from Boston University and the Department of Medicine’s Faculty Teacher of the Year Award.
Dr. Ryan is on the editorial board of Circulation, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, Circulation: Heart Failure, The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, among others. Dr. Ryan’s research has been published in leading cardiovascular journals including Circulation, CHEST, The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, among others. Dr. Ryan is a writing member of the CHEST Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension guidelines.