Councils - Junior Faculty and Trainee
Scientific Council for Junior Faculty & Trainees
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David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California, USA
email@example.comDr. DePasquale received his M.D. degree from State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine, and a Fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. At the same institution, he was Chief Cardiology Fellow, and completed an additional Fellowship with a focus in Inherited Cardiomyopathies with additional study at University College London. Dr. DePasquale currently serves as an Associate Director - Outpatient Heart Transplantation for the UCLA Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs.COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital System (formerly Medical College of Virginia) in Richmond, VA. Dr. Shah completed both his residency in internal medicine and fellowship training at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Shah’s clinical interests include heart failure, heart transplantation, pulmonary hypertension and mechanical circulatory support. He is the Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at VCU.COUNCIL VICE CHAIR ELECT:
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USAEvan.Kransdorf@cshs.orgEvan Kransdorf received both MD and PhD degrees from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 2006. His PhD is in Molecular Biology and Genetics. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed his training in cardiovascular diseases at Mayo Clinic Arizona in 2015. He is currently a heart failure and heart transplant cardiologist with the Cedars-SInai Heart Institute and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His main research focus is on the use of data science to improve clinical outcomes in heart failure and after heart transplantation.COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:
Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
email@example.comManreet Kanwar, MD, FACC, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine in 2007, followed by a fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at St John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. In 2010, she joined the Advanced Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension and Cardiac Transplant fellowship program at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, where she continued on as faculty since July 2011. Her clinical interests include care of patients with end stage heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, pulmonary hypertension and cardiac transplantation. Her research interests include pulmonary hypertension secondary to left heart disease as well as improving patient outcomes in mechanical support devices.BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:
University Heart Center Hamburg
firstname.lastname@example.orgProf. Reichenspurner is currently the Medical Director, University Heart Center Hamburg, and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery. He was trained in Munich, Cape Town and Stanford University. He is actively involved in cardiac and pulmonary transplantation since 1985 and wrote his MD - and 2 PhD - theses about cardio-pulmonary transplantation and immunology. He and his team have published over 460 articles, many of those focusing on transplantation. In addition, he is the spokesman of the Federal Medical Chamber in Germany for heart and lung transplantation and Head of the University Transplant Center in Hamburg.EDUCATION COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:
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University of Michigan Cardiovascular
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USASKindel@chw.orgDr. Kindel is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. He completed his pediatric residency at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital & Medical Center and a fellowship in Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. His clinical focus is on the care and management of children and adults with heart failure, cardiomyopathy, failed palliation of congenital heart disease both pre and post-transplant and his research interests include cardiac allograft vasculopathy in children, the evaluation and management of children with heart failure and cardiomyopathy, and the management of the failing adult congenital heart disease patient.LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:
University of California San Diego / UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, CA, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Silva Enciso is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at University of California San Diego. He completed his residency and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital center, NY, followed by Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center in 2011. In 2012 he joined as Faculty the Advanced Heart Failure Program at UC San Diego where he currently functions as the Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Assistant Director. His interests focus on mechanical circulatory support, right ventricular dysfunction and cardiac transplantation.LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA
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Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, Virginia, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgPalak Shah, MD, MS is a researcher and transplant Cardiologist at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Shah’s clinical interests include advanced cardiomyopathies, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation. He received his undergraduate training from Carnegie Mellon University and medical degree from St. George’s University in 2005. He subsequently completed residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University. In 2009, he spent a year as Chief Medical Resident at Georgetown University. During his Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at George Washington University he received a Masters in Clinical and Translational Research and was also elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. Dr. Shah received his Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant training at the University of Michigan in 2012. His research interests are focused in mechanical circulatory support; more specifically use of genomic tools to better predict and manage the complications of VAD therapy.
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN, USAmcaccamo@iuhealth.orgMarco 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.
University Hospital Gasthuisberg
email@example.comRobin Vos, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at the Katholieke Universiteit and University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium in 2004, after which he completed his Residency in Internal and Pulmonary Medicine at the University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium in 2012. From 2006 until 2010 he performed his PhD fellowship in the lab of Pneumology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium under the supervision of Prof. dr. GM. Verleden. His clinical and research interests include the pathophysiology and treatment of acute and chronic lung allograft rejection.