Kim R. Feingold, PhD, is founder and director of the Cardiac Behavioral Medicine Service of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, assistant professor of Surgery and assistant professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialization in cardiac psychology. Her clinical and research interests focus on enhancing quality of life among cardiac and transplant populations, with particular interest in the interplay between depression, stress, and heart disease.
Dr. Feingold uses cognitive and behavioral interventions to reduce stress, maximize behavior change, enhance emotional functioning, and improve quality of life in individuals recovering from a cardiac event or cardiac surgery. She has been involved in several NIH-sponsored research projects that examined the effects of behavioral and medical interventions among cardiopulmonary populations. Dr. Lebowitz previously served as assistant professor in the departments of Medicine and Psychology at Rush University Medical Center.