Boards & Committees - Heart/Lung Registry

THORACIC (HEART/LUNG) REGISTRY STEERING COMMITTEE


UPCOMING MEETING:

Thoracic Registry Committee Meeting
April 2015, Nice, France (date/time TBA)



PAST REGISTRY MEDICAL DIRECTORS




Marshall Hertz, MD
2001-2012







Jeffrey D. Hosenpud, MD
1993-2001







Michael P. Kaye, MD
1987-1993
COMMITTEE LEADERSHIP:


MEDICAL DIRECTOR & COMMITTEE CHAIR:

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
801-585-2340
josef.stehlik@hsc.utah.edu

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Stehlik received his medical degree from Charles University in Prague and Masters in Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and in Cardiovascular Diseases at Allegheny General Hospital, MCP*Hahnemann University and advanced training in Heart Failure and Transplantation at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Stehlik has been on faculty at the University of Utah since 2004 and serves as Medical Director of the Heart Transplant Program at the University of Utah Hospital and the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has been active in clinical work, education and research in the areas of advanced heart failure, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.


ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTORS:

ADULT HEART
Lars H. Lund, MD, PhD
Karolinska University Hospital
Stockholm, SWEDEN
011-467-0441
lars.lund@alumni.duke.edu

Bio coming soon...

ADULT LUNG:
Roger D. Yusen, MD, MPH
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
314-454-8764
ryusen@dom.wustl.edu

Roger Yusen, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is a lung transplant pulmonologist and the medical director of the lung volume reduction surgery program at WUSM and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He focuses his research efforts on technology assessment in pulmonary and transplant medicine.


PEDIATRIC HEART:
Anne I. Dipchand, MD
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
44-191-213-7499
anne.dipchand@sickkids.on.ca

Anne Dipchand, MD FRCPC, is Head of the Cardiac Transplant Program and a Staff Cardiologist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.  She is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Toronto.


PEDIATRIC HEART:
Joseph W. Rossano, MD
The Children's Hospital
Philadelphia, PA, USA
267-426-3063
rossanoj@email.chop.edu

Bio coming soon...

PEDIATRIC LUNG:
Christian Benden, MD
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
christian_benden@yahoo.de

Dr. Christian Benden is the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation at the University Hospital Zurich and a Reader in Pulmonology and Transplant Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Benden completed his pediatric training in Hannover (Germany) and London (United Kingdom). In addition, he trained in Pediatric Pulmonology and received specialist training in lung transplantation in London and Zurich. Dr. Benden is a well-recognized Pediatric Lung Transplant Physician, and a former Chair of the ISHLT Scientific Council on Pediatric Transplantation. His research interests include clinical aspects of lung transplantation, particularly in children and adolescents, experimental aspects of chronic lung allograft dysfunction, and cystic fibrosis lung disease.


PEDIATRIC LUNG AND HEART/LUNG:
Samuel B. Goldfarb, MD
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, USA
215-590-3749
goldfarb@email.chop.edu

Bio coming soon...

ADDITIONAL MEMBERS:


OUTCOMES:
Bronwyn J. Levvey, RN, Grad Dip Clin Ep
Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
61-402-247-965
b.levvey@alfred.org.au

A/Prof Bronwyn Levvey is the clinical lung transplant nursing team leader of the Lung Transplant Service at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne Australia. Appointed as Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing & Health Sciences at Monash University (Melbourne) in 2008 in recognition of her strong commitment to transplantation nursing education and clinical research, she has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer review scientific publications. Since 2005, a major focus of A/Prof Levvey’s clinical research has been the successful evolution and development of Category III DCD Lung donation and transplantation in Australia. An ISHLT member since 2000, she is the current National President of the Transplant Nurses Association (TNA) of Australia, a member of TTS and the Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand (TSANZ), and is a member of several Australian government organ donation and transplantation advisory boards.


OEO RELATIONS:
Bruno M. Meiser, MD
University Munich/Grosshadern
Transplant Center Munich
Munich, GERMANY
49-89-7095-3960
bruno.meiser@med.uni-muenchen.de

Bio coming soon...


BIOSTATISTICS:
Leah Edwards, PhD
United Network for Organ Sharing
Richmond, Virginia, USA
804-782-4945
Leah.Edwards@unos.org

Bio coming soon...

SAS ANALYST:
Jaime Williamson
ISHLT Registry
Richmond, Virginia, USA
804-782-4945
Jaime.Williamson@unos.org

Bio coming soon...

TII LIAISON:
Kathryn A. Philibin, RN
ISHLT / UNOS
Richmond, Virginia, USA
804-782-4854
Kathryn.Philibin@unos.org

Bio coming soon...

ASSISTANT BIOSTATISTICIAN:
Anna Kucheryavaya, MS
United Network for Organ Sharing
Richmond, Virginia, USA
804-782-4764
Anna.Kucheryavaya@unos.org

Bio coming soon...

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