Councils - Mechanical Circulatory Support
Scientific Council on Mechanical Circulatory Support
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Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UNITED KINGDOM
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Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY, USA
email@example.comDr. Jorde graduated from the Freie Universitaet Hamburg Medical School, Germany in 1991 and subsequently completed clinical training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, both New York. He then joined the heart failure and transplant faculty of the Center for Advanced Care at Columbia University in 1999. From 2003 - 2007, he directed the heart failure program at New York University. He returned to Columbia University in 2007 as medical director of one of the nationís largest mechanical circulatory support programs. He is currently Associate Professor of Medicine with continuous research funding from the National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association and has published over 80 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. He has mentored several junior faculty members at Columbia University, one of whom was recently awarded the most prestigious NIH mentored career award (K23).BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:
VAD COORDINATOR LIAISON:
German Heart Institute
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Innovative Program Solutions
Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, USAdawnchristensen@mcsanswers.comDawn Christensen, MS, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC is a nurse practitioner and owner of Innovative Program Solutions, LLC. She received her nursing degrees from Temple University, Philadelphia in 1992 and Pennsylvania State University in 1997. She began her career in the ICU at Penn State Hershey Medical Center caring for Adult and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery patients. She became the first Circulatory Support Coordinator at that institution in 1997 and in the eleven years at that position coordinated and conducted numerous training courses for outside institutions, participated in multiple clinical trials, and managed all aspects of the MCS program. Since starting her own consulting company, she has had the opportunity to consult for multiple manufacturers as well as help institutions start new programs and prepare for regulatory review. For the past three years she has also served as the operations manager for MyLVAD. As one of the founding members of the ICCAC, and past president, she continues to promote the role of the VAD coordinator and remains active internationally within the group.LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX, USA
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King Faisal Specialist Hospital
Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA
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University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA
email@example.comJennifer Beckman MSN, ARNP, CHFN, is a Nurse Practitioner with the Advanced heart failure, MCS and Cardiac Transplantation program at University of Washington Medical Center, in Seattle, Washington, where she also holds a faculty appointment as a teaching associate. Her clinical specialty is Mechanical Circulatory Support, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation. Jennifer is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, precepting physician assistant students. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing degree and Family Nurse Practitioner training at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is certified by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses. She currently co-chairs the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Council and sits on the Nurse Executive Council at UWMC. Jennifer has served on the Board of Directors for the International Consortium of Circulatory Assistant Clinicians and also served a Presidential term. Her research interests include VAD patient outcomes optimization.