Councils - Pediatric Transplantation
SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL ON PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION COUNCIL LEADERSHIP:COUNCIL CHAIR:
April 15-18, 2015
Nice, FRANCEZsolt Szepfalusi
, Vienna, AUSTRIASimon Urschel, MD
, Edmonton, AB, CANADA
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Children's National Health System
Washington, DC, USA
email@example.comAfter 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.COUNCILVICE CHAIRCOUNCIL PAST CHAIR
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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
513-636-6771Marc.Schecter@cchmc.orgBio coming soon...
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. 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.
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
email@example.comAnne Dipchand, MD FRCPC, is Head of the Cardiac Transplant Program and a Staff Cardiologist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Toronto.
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgRobert J. Boucek Jr., MD, is professor of pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He holds the Thomas Bradley Armstrong Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology. He received his MD from Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans. He completed a pediatrics internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., and fellowships in biochemistry and pediatric cardiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Boucek was the first medical director for the pediatric heart transplant programs at Vanderbilt and at the University of South Florida/All Children’s Hospital. He was instrumental in bringing infant cardiac transplantation to SCH. He has led the recruitment of basic research collaborators to focus on the translation of myocardial regeneration strategies to children with heart failure. Boucek’s vision is to develop a nationally recognized Clinical and Research Center for the diagnosis and care of children with heart failure at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington.COUNCIL LIAISONS:
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.
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Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California, USA
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