Our Speakers

 

Conference Directors

Co-Director
Kirkwood F. Adams, Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Medicine/Radiology
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
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J. Herbert Patterson, PharmD
Professor of Pharmacy
Division of Pharmacotherapy and
Experimental Therapeutics
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Research Professor of Medicine
UNC School of Medicine
Alan B. Miller, M.D.Assistant Director
Allen B. Miller, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Florida Health Sciences Center

Conference Faculty

Patricia A. Adams, RN, BSN
Assistant Research Practice Manager
Heart Center Clinical Research Unit
Duke University School of Medicine
Photo: trueBarry E. Bleske, PharmD
Professor and Chair
Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Javed Butler, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology
Stony Brook University
Peter E. Carson, MD
Division of Cardiology
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Washington, DC
Patricia P. Chang, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Heart Failure/Transplantation
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine

 

Sheryl L. Chow, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Practice and Administration
College of Pharmacy
Western University of Health Sciences
Christopher V. Chien, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Eugene H. Chung, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Ginger Conway, MSN, CNP
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Cincinnati
William G. Cotts, M.D. - CardiologyWilliam G. Cotts, MD
Clinical Director
Heart Transplantation and
Mechanical Assistance
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Zachariah Michael (Zack) Deyo, PharmD, BCPS, CPP- CardiologyZack M. Deyo, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care
Katherine Di Palo, PharmD
Senior Clinical Pharmacy Manager
CMO, Montefiore Care Management
Heart Failure Patient Navigator
Montefiore Einstein Center for
Heart & Vascular Care
Stephanie Dunlap, DOStephanie H. Dunlap, DO
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Heart Failure,
Cardiac Transplant and
Mechanical Circulatory Support
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
Uri Elkayam, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
USC Keck School of Medicine
G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine and
Clinical Pharmacology
Director of Heart Failure Research DCRI
Duke University School of Medicine
Image result for mona fiuzatMona Fiuzat, PharmD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Anil Kishin Gehi, MD- CardiologyAnil K. Gehi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Olivia GilbertOlivia Gilbert, MD
Advanced HF and Transplant Fellow
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Jana M. Glotzer, MSN, ACNP
Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner
Heart Failure Research Study Coordinator
UNC School of Medicine
Barry H. Greenberg, MD Barry H. Greenberg, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Advance HF Treatment Program
UCSD School of Medicine
Paul J. Hauptman, M.D.Paul J. Hauptman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Heart Failure
Assistant Dean, Clinical/Translational Research
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Brian Colwell Jensen, MD- Cardiology, TransplantBrian C. Jensen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Jason Neil Katz, MD, MHS- Cardiology, TransplantJason N. Katz, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director CICU
Medical Director UNC Mechanical Heart Program
UNC School of Medicine
Marvin A. Konstam, MDMarvin A. Konstam, MD
Chief Physician Executive
The Cardiovascular Center Tufts Medical Center
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Image result for david lanfearDavid E. Lanfear, MD
Section Head, Advanced HF/Transplant
Research Scientist, Center for Health Services
Research
Associate Professor, WSU-SoM
Henry Ford Hospital
Staff photoCarl V. Leier, MD
Professor Emeritus
Cardiovascular Medicine
Ohio State University Heart Center
Daniel J. Lenihan, MD
Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Clinical Research Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Peter LiuPeter P. Liu, MD
Scientific Director/VP Research
Professor of Medicine
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Mandeep R. Mehra, MD - Cardiovascular Medicine and Heart TransplantMandeep R. Mehra, MBBS
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Executive Director, Center for
Advanced Heart Disease
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Robert J. Mentz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Duke University Cooperative
Cardiovascular Society
Duke University School of Medicine
Wanda Mojica, RN, BSN-BC
Heart Failure Clinical Patient Navigator Mgr.
Montefiore Einstein Center for
Heart & Vascular Care
John Paul Mounsey, BM BCh, PhD, FRCP, FACC- CardiologyJ. Paul Mounsey, BM BCh, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Service
UNC School of Medicine
OConnorChris_IHVIChristopher M. O’Connor, MD
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Headshot-template_Oren_RonRon M. Oren, MD
Cardiologist
The Iowa Clinic
Des Moines, IA
Carla J. Pies, DNP, ARNP
Hospitalist, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Palliative Care Program
Ileana L Piña, MD, MPH
Professor, Medicine and Epidemiology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Associate Chief for Academic Affairs
Montefiore Medical Center
jerodgers_jun15-directoryJo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pharmacotherapy and
Experimental Therapeudics
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Joseph G. Rogers, MD
Professor of Medicine
Senior Vice Chief for Clinical Affairs,
Division of Cardiology
Medical Director, Duke Cardiac Transplant
and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Beth Sharon Rosenberg, MD- CardiologyBeth S. Rosenberg, MD, EdD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Lisa Jeannette Rose-Jones, MD- Cardiology, TransplantLisa Rose-Jones, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, CV Fellowship Program
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Douglas D. Schocken, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Duke University School of Medicine
Scott David Solomon, MD - Cardiovascular MedicineScott D. Solomon, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Noninvasive Cardiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Carla A. Sueta, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
UNC School of Medicine
Eric J. Velazquez, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Cardiovascular Imaging Section
Director, Cardiac Diagnostics and
Echo Laboratories
Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Hector O. Ventura, MDHector O. Ventura, MD
Section Head
Cardiomyopathy and Transplantation
Department of Cardiology
Ochsner Medical Center
Sarah B. Waters, ANP-BC
Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner
UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care
UNC School of Medicine
Clyde W Yancy, MDClyde W. Yancy, Jr., MD
Magerstadt Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Associate Director Clinical Programs,
Bluhm CV Institute
Northwestern University Feinberg SOM

James Young, MDJames B. Young, MD
Professor of Medicine and Executive Dean
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western University
Chair, Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute
Cleveland Clinic