Councils - Pediatric Thoracic Tx and Heart Failure
Scientific Council on Pediatric Thoracic Transplantation and Heart Failure
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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
email@example.comDr. Feingold is Medical Director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation Programs at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts. He then returned to Pittsburgh for pediatric cardiology fellowship training and advanced training in pediatric heart failure and transplantation. Dr. Feingold holds a master’s degree in clinical research from the University of Pittsburgh, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Science.COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:
Children's National Health System
Washington, DC, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter an internship in Pediatrics at Cornell/New York Hospital, Dr. Janet Scheel completed pediatric residency and a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 1999, after 8 years as a staff cardiologist at University of Maryland, she returned to Johns Hopkins where she became Medical Director of The Pediatric Heart Transplant Program. In September 2013, she became the Medical Director of the Pediatric Heart Transplant/Heart Failure Program at The Children’s National Medical Center. Dr. Scheel received her M.D. from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She is Board Certified in Pediatric and pediatric Cardiology.BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, SWITZERLANDchristian_benden@yahoo.deDr. 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.EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
email@example.comDr. Debra Dodd graduated from medical school at The Johns Hopkins University. Her pediatric and pediatric cardiology training was at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Following her training, she remained at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital where she helped establish a Pediatric Heart Transplant Program at VCH in 1989 and has been Medical Director of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Program since 1993.I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:
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University of Missouri
Kansas City, MO, USA
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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USA
414-266-6815SKindel@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.PEDIATRIC HEART FAILURE WORKFORCE LEADER:
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Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA
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Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California, USA
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Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH, USA
email@example.comErin Wells has been a Lung Transplant Coordinator since 2012 and is currently a member of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Pediatric Lung Transplant Team. She has over 12 years of pediatric nursing experience with a focus in Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis. At Cincinnati Children's, Erin has been instrumental in development and growth of the program, as well as creation of care processes, guidelines and disease specific tools. She has also done extensive work in the creation and implementation of patient and multidisciplinary staff education. Erin has presented a number of abstracts in local, regional and national forums.