Dr. Jonathan Howlett is an Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist. Dr. Howlett graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1989, completed Internal Medicine and Cardiology studies at Dalhousie University in 1994, and continued his training at the Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults. He served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax from 1995 to 2008, and then became Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute and Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, where he remains at present.
His current activities include clinical trials research in the areas of heart failure, health care delivery, outcomes, and knowledge translation. He is past Chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Heart Failure Guidelines and has served on several national and international Guidelines Committees, Scientific Planning and Steering Committees. He is currently Co-Chair of the Heart Failure Working Group Alberta Strategic CV Clinical Network, Past and Founding President of the Canadian Heart Failure Society and co-chair of the CHFS Annual HF Update Meeting. He publishes actively in the areas of chronic cardiovascular disease management, heart failure and end of life, and has published over 165 peer-reviewed articles and is an Associate Editor of the Merck Manual.