Petros Okubagzi
Petros Okubagzi

Petros Okubagzi, MD

Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research

Petros Okubagzi serves as the vice president of clinical and translation research at MedStar Health Research Institute. In this role, he provides leadership and guidance for the research operations at MedStar Health.

Petros has more than fifteen years of experience in managing large research undertakings. Prior to this role, he served as the executive director of cardiovascular research and before that as director of cardiovascular research programs for Medstar Cardiovascular Research Network.

Petros was awarded his medical degree from Gondar College of Medical Sciences in Gondar, Ethiopia. He completed a certificate in internal medicine at Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, followed by training in research at Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK.