Councils - Pediatric Thoracic Tx and Heart Failure



Scientific Council on Pediatric Thoracic Transplantation and Heart Failure



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PEDIATRIC MONOGRAPHS:

Order your copies of the following monographs today:

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


Click HERE for details and ordering information.



LINKS NEWSLETTER

Issues focusing on Pediatrics:

June 2015: PEDS Council Year in Review
October 2014
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 OPERATING BOARD:


COUNCIL CHAIR:

Tajinder P. Singh, MD, MSc (2019)
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
617-355-0558
tp.singh@cardio.chboston.org

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:

Brian Feingold, MD, MS (2021)
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pediatric Cardiology
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
412-692-5541
brian.feingold@chp.edu

Bio coming soon...

COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:

Janet N. Scheel, MD (2017)
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 Childrenís 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:

Christian Benden, MD (2017)
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.


EDUCATION COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:

Debra A. Dodd, MD (2017)
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 Childrenís Hospital.  Following her training, she remained at Vanderbilt Childrenís 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:

James D. St. Louis, MD (2018)
University of Missouri
Kansas City, MO, USA
816-302-8026
sdstlouis@cmh.edu

Bio coming soon...

STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:

Robert J. Boucek, Jr., MD (2016)
Brentwood, TN, USA
boucekr@yahoo.com

Bio coming soon...

Kevin Daly, MD (Non-voting mentee through 2017)
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
kevin.daly@childrens.harvard.edu

Bio coming soon....

PEDIATRIC HEART FAILURE WORKFORCE LEADER:

Ryan Butts, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA
843-792-9146
butts@musc.edu

Bio coming soon...

LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:

Martin Schweiger, MD
Children's Hospital Zurich
Zurich, SWITZERLAND
+43 664 3124611
martinschweig88@hotmail.com

Bio coming soon...

LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:

BSTR 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...

JFT COUNCIL LIAISON:

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

Bio coming soon...


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