Councils - Pediatric Transplantation

SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL ON PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION


UPCOMING ANNUAL MEETING:
April 15-18, 2015
Nice, FRANCE

2015 Program Committee Members representing Pediatric Transplantation:

Zsolt Szepfalusi, Vienna, AUSTRIA
Simon Urschel, MD, Edmonton, AB, CANADA

Visit www.ishlt.org/meetings/annualMeeting for more details.



PAST COUNCIL MEETING REPORT:

2014 Report to the Board (PDF)




PEDIATRIC MONOGRAPHS:

Order your copies of the following monographs today:

Volume 2: Pediatric Heart Transplantation
Volume 7: Pediatric Lung Transplantation
NEW! Volume 8: ISHLT Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Heart Failure


Click HERE for details and ordering information.




LINKS NEWSLETTER

Issues focusing on Pediatrics:

July 2014
June 2014: Pediatric Council Report 2013-2014
March 2014
September 2013
May 2013: Pediatric Council Report 2012-2013
November 2012
April 2012


COUNCIL LEADERSHIP:


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Janet N. Scheel, MD
Children's National Health System
Washington, DC, USA
202-476-2020
jscheel@childrensnational.org

After 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 CHAIR

Tajinder P. Singh, MD, MSc
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
617-355-0558
tp.singh@cardio.chboston.org

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL PAST CHAIR

Marc G. Schecter, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
513-636-6771
Marc.Schecter@cchmc.org

Bio coming soon...


COUNCIL WORKFORCE LEADERS:


Education Committee Representative

Debra A. Dodd, MD
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
615-322-7448
debra.dodd@vanderbilt.edu

Dr. 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 Committee Representative

Anne I. Dipchand, MD
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
416-813-6674
anne.dipchand@sickkids.on.ca

Anne 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.


Registries and Databases Committee Representative

Scott R. Auerbach, MD
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, USA
scott.auerbach@childrenscolorado.org

Bio coming soon...

Standards and Guidelines Committee Representative

Robert J. Boucek, Jr., MD
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, USA
206-987-2761
robert.boucek@seattlechildrens.org

Robert 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.


Pediatric Heart Failure Workforce Leader

Yuk M. Law, MD
Seattle Children 's Hospital
Seattle, Washington, USA
206-987-4233
yuk.law@seattlechildrens.org

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL LIAISONS:


Board of Directors Liaison

Christian Benden, MD
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, SWITZERLAND
christian_benden@yahoo.de

Dr. 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.


ISHLT Links Newsletter Liaison

To Be Determined

We are in search of a vibrant, dedicated individual to serve as Links Communications Liaison for our Council. If you are interested in serving in this capacity, please email our Council chair.


LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

Basic Science and Translational Research Council Liaison

Carol K. Conrad, MD
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California, USA
650-723-5234
cconrad@stanford.edu

Bio coming soon...

Junior Faculty and Trainees Council Liaison

Chesney Castleberry, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Falls Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
chesney.castleberry@cchmc.org

Bio coming soon...


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