Luke Howard MA, DPhil, FRCP is a Consultant Pulmonologist and Director of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Service at Hammersmith Hospital, London and a Professor of Practice in Cardiopulmonary Medicine at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London.
He gained his undergraduate degree at the University of Oxford and followed this with a doctorate in altitude physiology. He then undertook his clinical training as a William Harvey Scholar at the University of Cambridge.
Professor Howard’s main areas of expertise are pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism and exercise. He has a major interest in exercise physiology, setting up the diagnostic exercise service at Hammersmith
Hospital in 2007, providing specialist advice to GB rowing as well as to individual professional and amateur athletes.
Professor Howard’s research interests include new therapies for pulmonary hypertension. He also has a research program in haemodynamics, pulmonary embolism, iron physiology and exercise physiology.