Councils - Pulmonary Hypertension



Scientific Council on Pulmonary Hypertension



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UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETING:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
in Grand Hall D of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Diego, CA, USA, during the ISHLT 37th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions



APPROVED CORE COMPETENCY CURRICULUM DOCUMENTS:

Pulmonary Hypertension (PDF)



MONOGRAPH VOLUME 9: Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure is available to order.

Visit ishlt.org/publications/monographSeries for more information.



GRANT AWARD IN PH:

The ISHLT is pleased to announce the ISHLT/Bayer Pulmonary Hypertension Research Grant Award. Click HERE for details.



LINKS NEWSLETTER:

Issues focusing on Pulmonary Hypertension:

October 2015
June 2015: PH Council Year in Review
January 2015
September 2014
March 2014
October 2013
May 2013: PH Council Year in Review
July 2012
December 2011 (PDF)


COUNCIL LEADERSHIP OPERATING BOARD
(Parentheses after name indicates year rotating off Board)


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Dana P. McGlothlin, MD (2020)
Kaiser San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
415-710-9935
danamcginsf@hotmail.com

Dr. Dana McGlothlin obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Kansas before heading west to the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, where she completed her internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship. She then joined the faculty at the University of California San Francisco after completing an advanced fellowship in echocardiography in 2003. While at UCSF, she developed an interest and expertise in pulmonary hypertension, cardiac amyloidosis, advanced heart failure, heart transplantation, and mechanical assist devices, although she enjoy all aspects of cardiology care, including prevention and treatment of all of the more common cardiovascular diseases.


COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:

Jean-Luc Vachiery, MD (2022)
Erasme University Hospital - ULB
Brussels, Belgium
jeanluc.vachiery@erasme.ulb.ac.be

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:

Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc (2018)
Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA, USA
773-702-5589
Mardi.Gomberg@inova.org

Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc, is Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Chicago Medical Center.  She is an expert clinician and researcher in the field of pulmonary heart disease. In recent years, she has participated in dozens of multi-center, multi-national research trials to explore new therapies for pulmonary hypertension. She is a former Doris Duke Clinical Scientist winner for her research in Phase I drug development. She is currently focusing on pulmonary arterial, pulmonary venous hypertension/diastolic dysfunction, and biomarker development. Dr. Gomberg-Maitland attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She completed her residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill/Cornell Medical Center and a fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  In addition, she has earned a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:

Andrew J. Fisher, FRCP, PhD
Freeman Hospital
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
44-191-233-6161
a.j.fisher@ncl.ac.uk

Andrew Fisher is Academic Director and Honorary Consultant Respiratory and Transplant Physician at the Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne and Professor of Respiratory Transplant Medicine at Newcastle University Medical School. He graduated from Nottingham University in 1993 and received research training as an Medical Research Council training fellow in Newcastle and Edinburgh 1996-99. He was subsequently awarded a GlaxoSmithKline Senior Clinical Research Fellowship 2005-2010. He has previously served as Chair of the British Thoracic Society Science and Research Committee 2009-2012 and Chair of the European Respiratory Society Lung Transplant Group 2010-2013.


EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:

Ioana R. Preston, MD (2018)
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA, USA
617-636-7609
ipreston@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Bio coming soon...

I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:

Oksana Shlobin, MD (2019)
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA, USA
703-776-2256
oksana.shlobin@inova.org

Bio coming soon...

STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:

Teresa De Marco, MD, FACC (2017)
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
415-476-3117
demarco@medicine.ucsf.edu

Bio coming soon...

LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:

Amresh Raina, MD
Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
412-737-6738
araina@wpahs.org

Bio coming soon...

LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

BSTR COUNCIL LIAISON:

Aaron B Waxman, MD, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
617-525-9733
abwaxman@partners.org

Bio coming soon...

JFTC LIAISON:

Marco A. Caccamo, MD
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN, USA
mcaccamo@iuhealth.org

Marco Caccamo, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the Cleveland Clinic in 2009. Dr. Caccamo then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where he completed his cardiology training at the University of Minnesota in 2012. He then completed an additional year in advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. His clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation.


NHSAH COUNCIL LIAISON:

Rachel M Crackett, MSc
Freeman Hospital
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UNITED KINGDOM
+441912137418
rachel.crackett@nuth.nhs.uk

Rachel Crackett RGN, MSc, NP has been a  Nurse Specialist in the Northern Pulmonary Vascular Unit at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle for over 14 years.  She has worked within the cardiothoracic department at Freeman for over 20 years with experience in surgery, medicine, transplantation and research. During this time she completed a Masterís degree in Nursing Science (Research Methods) and the Nursing Practitioner RCN Award. She has been integral in the development of the pulmonary hypertension service both locally and nationally and currently represents the northern senate with the National Commissioning Reference Group which advises on national policy. Rachel has presented and had abstracts accepted at local, national and international meetings.

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