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University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Michael Petty is the Cardiothoracic Clinical Nurse Specialist at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN. He received his initial nursing degree from St. Maryís Junior College, Minneapolis, MN, and subsequently obtained a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the University of the State of New York, and a Masters Degree and PhD in Nursing from the University of Minnesota. He began his career as a staff nurse in the Surgical ICU at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, and has held a variety of clinical, administrative, and industry roles in the subsequent years. Much of his focus and interest during that time has been in the care of patients with cardiovascular disorders requiring medical, surgical, and transplant interventions. He has been an active participant in the Mechanical Circulatory Support community since 1995 including serving as president of the International Consortium of Circulatory Assist Clinicians (ICCAC) in 2013. His clinical research interests focus on thoracic transplant and family caregivers of MCS patients.EDUCATION COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:
St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
email@example.comAnnemarie Kaan is Clinical Nurse Specialist in heart failure/transplant at St Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, Canada, and an Adjunct Professor with University of British Columbia School of Nursing. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Nursing. With over 25 years experience in cardiac nursing in Australia and Canada, Ms. Kaan is an international leader in acute heart failure VAD and transplant nursing.GRANTS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgEmily Stimpson has had intensive experience as a Heart-Lung Transplant Coordinator since 2008 and is currently a member of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Transplant Team. She has a masterís of science in nursing and also has extensive experience in critical care nursing, having worked in the past for five years in the coronary care unit at the UCLA Medical Center. Additionally, she is a Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC). At Cedars-Sinai, Emily has been instrumental in the development and refinement of heart transplant evaluation protocols, pre heart transplant patient management protocols and patient education tools, which now serve as a model for other centers. Emily has published and presented a number of abstracts in national and international forums and continues to be involved in clinical research. Working primarily with the post-heart transplant population at Cedars-Sinai, Emily has a particular interest in research related to sensitized patients and strategies to reduce circulating antibodies.LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS: