2019 Invited Faculty

William Abraham, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Cell Biology
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Director, Clinical Trials Management Office
Deputy Director, Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
The Ohio State University

Tariq Ahmad, MD, FACC
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Yale New Haven Health System

Amrut V. Ambardekar, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Medical Director Cardiac Transplant Program
Director of Clinical Research
Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado

Wayne Batchelor, MD, MHS, FACC, FSCAI
Director of the Interventional Heart Program, Inova Health System
Director of Interventional Heart Disease Research, Education, and Innovation
Associate Director
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Eugene Braunwald, MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC
Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Founding Chairman of the TIMI Study Group
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael Bristow, MD, PhD, FACC, FHFSA
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director of Pharmacogenomics
University of Colorado, Division of Cardiology
President and CEO, ARCA Biopharma

Peter Carson, MD, FACC
Clinical Professor of Medicine Georgetown University
Director, Heart Failure Program
Washington DC VA Medical Center

Robert Cole, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Director, Heart Failure Section IHVI
Director, Inova Heart Failure Site Based Research
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Lauren Cooper, MD, MHS, FACC, FHFSA
Director of Heart Failure Disease Management Clinic
Associate Director of Heart Failure Research
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Christopher deFilippi, MD, FACC
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs,
Director of Cardiology Fellowship Program
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Shashank Desai, MD, FACC
Medical Director
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Program
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Melvin R. Echols, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Cardiology
Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
Grady Camp Creek Cardiovascular Disease Clinic

Kelly Epps, MD, MSHP, FACC
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

G. Michael Felker, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Chief, Heart Failure Section
Director, Heart Failure Research, DCRI
Professor of Medicine Duke University

Mona Fiuzat, PharmD, FACC, FHFSA, FHFA
Former Sr. Scientific Advisor to FDA Commissioner
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University

Nasrien E. Ibrahim, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mariell Jessup, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFA
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Chief Science and Medical Officer
American Heart Association

Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor Of Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
Director, Heart Failure and Transplant Program
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University

Matthew Maurer, MD, FACC
Arnold and Arlene Goldstein Professor of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center Director
Clinical Cardiovascular Research Laboratory for the Elderly
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Alan B Miller MD, FACC, FHFSA
Professor of Medicine
University of Florida/Jacksonville

Christopher O’Connor, MD, MACC, FESC, FHFSA
President
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Professor of Medicine
Duke University

Mitchell Psotka, MD, PhD
Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant, and Pulmonary Hypertension
Associate Director Heart Failure Site Based Research and Heart Failure Outreach Programs
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Joseph G. Rogers, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Interm Chair, Department of Medicine
Duke University

Carolyn Rosner, RN, MSN, NP-C
Director IHVI Programs
Inova Heart & Vascular Institute

Palak Shah, MD, MS, FACC, FHFSA
Director, Cardiovascular Genomics Center
Director, Heart Failure Research
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine
George Washington University

Shashank Sinha, MD, MSc, FACC
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Inova Heart & Vascular Institute

Daniel G. Tang, MD, FACC, FACS
Chief, Cardiothoracic Transplantation
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

John Teerlink, MD, FACC, FESC, FAHA, FHFSA
Director, Heart Failure Program and Clinical Echocardiography Lab,
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco

Behnam Tehrani, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Alexander Truesdell, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Clyde Yancy, MD, MACC, FAHA, FHFSA
Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine