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
Alan B. Miller, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Florida Health Sciences Center

Conference Faculty

William T. Abraham, MD
Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Cell Biology
Chair of Excellence in Cardiovascular Medicine
College of Medicine Distinguished Professor
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Director, Clinical Trials Management Office
Deputy Director, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
The Ohio State University
speakerMegan Andrews, ANP
Heart Transplant/VAD Nurse Practitioner
UNC School of Medicine
speakerMatthew Baker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
speakerBarry E. Bleske, PharmD
Professor and Chair
Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Javed Butler, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine/Physiology
Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center
speakerPeter E. Carson, MD
Division of Cardiology
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Washington, DC
speakerPatricia P. Chang, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Heart Failure/Transplantation
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
speakerChristopher V. Chien, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
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
speakerRobert T. Cole, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
speakerGinger 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
di paloKatherine Di Palo, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP
Senior Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart & Vascular Care
Stephanie Dunlap, DOStephanie H. Dunlap, DO
Professor of Medicine
Director of Advance Heart Failure Program
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Image result for uri elkayamUri Elkayam, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
USC Keck School of Medicine
speakerJames C. Fang, MD
Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line
University of Utah Health Care
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
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Service
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
Gregory Jackson, MD
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Fellows
Division of Cardiology
UNC School of Medicine
Image result for james l januzzi jrJames L. Januzzi Jr., MD
Hutter Family Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Physician, Cardiology Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Cardiometabolic Trials and Trial Design
Baim Institute for Clinical Research
Brian Colwell Jensen, MD- Cardiology, TransplantBrian C. Jensen, MD
Associate 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
Image result for david lanfearDavid E. Lanfear, MD
Section Head, Advanced HF/Transplant
Associate Professor, WSU-SoM
Henry Ford Hospital
Daniel J. Lenihan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence
Washington University SoM in St. Louis
Peter LiuPeter P. Liu, MD
Chief Scientific Officer/VP Research
Professor of Medicine
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Robert J. Mentz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Duke University Cooperative
Cardiovascular Society
Duke University School of Medicine
speakerCarrie Neal, RN, BSN, CCRN-CMC
Clinical Coordinator, Cardiac Services
UNC Hospitals
OConnorChris_IHVIChristopher M. O’Connor, MD
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Robert L. Page, II, PharmD
Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Department of Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
University of Colorado
speakerCarla J. Pies, DNP, ARNP
Hospitalist
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa Carver college of Medicine
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
Beth Sharon Rosenberg, MD- CardiologyBeth S. Rosenberg, MD, EdD
Cardiologist
Piedmont Health Services
Chapel Hill, NC
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
Carla A. Sueta, MD, PhD
Professor Emerita
Adjunct Professor
UNC 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
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