Councils - Pediatric Thoracic Tx and Heart Failure



Scientific Council on Pediatric Thoracic Transplantation and Heart Failure



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UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETING:
Friday, April 29, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
in the Washington Ballroom 2 of the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC, during the ISHLT 36th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions



APPROVED CORE COMPETENCY CURRICULUM DOCUMENT

Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support (PDF)



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:

December 2015
July 2014
August 2015
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
(Parentheses after name indicates year rotating off 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

Dr. 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:

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 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:

Christian Benden, MD FCCP
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 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 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:

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:

Steven Kindel, MD (2019)
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, USA
414-266-6815
SKindel@chw.org

Dr. 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.


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:

Claire A  Irving, MBChB, MRCPCH, MD (2019)
Children's Hospital Westmead
Sydney, AUSTRALIA
61-98-45-21-86
claire.irving@health.nsw.gov.au

Bio coming soon...

NHSAH COUNCIL LIAISON:

Erin Wells, RN
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH, USA
225-937-3140
erin.wells@cchmc.org

Erin 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.

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