Peter Leary

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2018
Master Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2013
MD Medicine (MD), Johns Hopkins University, 2005



University of Washington Medicine
UW Medical Center, BB-1245 Box 356522
Seattle, WA 98195


Peter Leary is the Director of the Pulmonary Vascular Disease program, a board-certified pulmonologist, and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. His research is focused on identifying and targeting mechanisms that contribute to pulmonary hypertension and heart failure.


Research Interests

His research interests include heart failure, right ventricular adaptation, pulmonary vascular disease and epidemiology.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Stress-triggered hematopoietic stem cell proliferation relies on PrimPol-mediated repriming.
(2022 Nov 3)
Mol Cell 82(21): 4176-4188.e8
Jacobs K, Doerdelmann C, Krietsch J, González-Acosta D, Mathis N, Kushinsky S, Guarino E, Gómez-Escolar C, Martinez D, Schmid JA, Leary PJ, Freire R, Ramiro AR, Eischen CM, Mendez J, Lopes M

Thyroid-stimulating hormone and mortality in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
(2022 Jul)
BMJ Open Respir Res 9(1):
Pi H, Rayner SG, Ralph DD, Nolley S, Barros LM, Steinberg ZL, Leary PJ

Risk Prediction and Right Ventricular Dilation in a Single-Institution Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Cohort.
(2022 Jul 19)
J Am Heart Assoc 11(14): e025521
Pi H, Carlson SD, Barros LM, Hogl L, Kirkpatrick JN, Nolley S, Ralph DD, Rayner SG, Leary PJ

Prevalence, incidence, and survival of pulmonary arterial hypertension: A systematic review for the global burden of disease 2020 study.
(2022 Jan)
Pulm Circ 12(1): e12020
Emmons-Bell S, Johnson C, Boon-Dooley A, Corris PA, Leary PJ, Rich S, Yacoub M, Roth GA

Endothelial-derived von Willebrand factor accelerates fibrin clotting within engineered microvessels.
(2022 Jul)
J Thromb Haemost 20(7): 1627-1637
Rayner SG, Scholl Z, Mandrycky CJ, Chen J, LaValley KN, Leary PJ, Altemeier WA, Liles WC, Chung DW, López JA, Fu H, Zheng Y

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