Amrut V. Ambardekar, MD
Medical Director Cardiac Transplant Program
Section Head, Advanced Heart Failure-Transplant Cardiology
Cardiology Fellowship Program Director
Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado

Brett Atwater, MD
D’Aniello Chair, Atrial Fibrillation
Section Chief, Electrophysiology
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Ana Barac, MD, PhD
Director of Cardio-Oncology Program
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Wayne Batchelor, MD, MHS
Director, Interventional Cardiology,
Inova Health System
Director of Interventional Heart Disease
Research, Education, and Innovation
Associate Director, Inova Schar Heart and Vascular


Vanessa Blumer, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

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Biykem Bozkurt, MD
Cain Chair and Professor of Medicine, Senior Dean of
Faculty, Director of Winters Center for Heart Failure at
Baylor College of Medicine Medicine


Michael Bristow, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Director, Pharmacogenomics, CU-CV
University of Colorado Hospital

Peter Carson

Peter Carson, MD
Washington, DC VMAC (Retired)

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Lauren Cooper, MD
Director of Heart Failure, North Shore University
Hospital Associate Professor, Department of
Cardiology Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Health


Shashank Desai, MD, MBA
Director of Outreach & Affiliations
Chair, Inova Transplant Council
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Mona Fiuzat, PharmD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University
Sr. Scientific Advisor, U.S. FDA
Co-Chair, Heart Failure Collaboratory

Marat Fudim, MD
Assitant Professor
Duke University

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Ann Gage, MD
Centennial Heart Cardiovascular Consultants
Nashville, TN


Barry Greenberg, MD
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program
Professor of Medicine

Iyad Isseh, MD
Co-Director of Quality for CICU
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular
Assistant Professor of Medical Education
University Virginia School of Medicine


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


Manreet Kanwar MD
Director, MCS and Transplant
Co-Division Chief, HF and PH Allegheny Health System

Jamie Kennedy, MD
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program 
Director, Cardiology Fellowship
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular


Anu Lala, MD
Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Ran Lee, MD
Critical Care and Advanced HF Cardiologist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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

Sumeet Mitter, MD, MSc, FACC
Director, Infiltrative and Restrictive
Cardiomyopathy Center
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Christopher M. O’Connor, MD, MACC
President, Inova Schar Heart and Vascular
Professor of Medicine Duke University

Mitchell Psotka, MD, PhD, FACC
Section Chief, Heart Failure & Transplant Director,
Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy Center
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Penny Rampersad, MD
Quality Improvement Officer
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH


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Joseph G. Rogers, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer,John M.
O’Quinn/James T. Willerson,MD Endowed
Chair in Cardiology The Texas Heart Institute


Allman T. Rollins, MD
Co-Director, Heart Failure Outreach
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Carolyn Rosner, MSN, NP-C, MBA
Director of Innovative Programs,
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Scott Solomon, MD
Director, Clinical Trials Outcomes Center
Edward D. Frohlich Distinguished Chair in
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Medicine

Palak Shah, MD, MS
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Director, Cardiovascular Genomics Center Director,
Heart Failure Research
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular
Associate Professor of Medicine,
George Washington University

Garima Sharma, MD
Director of Cardio-Obstetrics Program and Director of
Cardiovascular Women’s Health
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Shashank Sinha, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medical Education,
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Medical Director, CICU


Behnam Tehrani, MD
Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories,
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Co-Director, Cardiogenic Shock Program
Inova Schar Heart and Vascular


Alexander G. Truesdell, MD
Interventional Cardiologist,
Virginia Heart and Inova Schar Heart and Vascular

Sean Van Diepen

Sean Van Diepen, MD
Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Critical Care and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Faculty Member, The Canadian Vigour Center
Co-Program Director, The Canadian Vigour Center Scholar Program
Coronary Intensive Care Unit Co-Director