Publications Oversight Committee

The ISHLT Board of Directors’ work regarding its Publications mission is delegated in large part to the Publications Oversight Committee. The purpose of the Publications Oversight Committee (POC) is to oversee and harmonize the publications of the Society and ensure that they further the Society’s Publications mission and strategy. The activities under the POC’s purview include the following:
  • Health Policy Guidance Statements
  • Professional Practice Guidelines and Consensus Statements
  • Standards Statements
  • Journals
  • Monographs
  • Patient Education materials
  • Press Releases, Public Comments
  • All other publications, whether print or digital, bearing the ISHLT name
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Andrew J Fisher FRCP, PhD (2025)


Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Michael Shullo PharmD (2026)

Vice Chair

West Virginia University Hospitals
Morgantown, WV, USA
Diyar Saeed MD, PhD (2024)

Board of Directors Liaison

Leipzig Heart Center
Leipzig, Germany
Michelle Kittleson MD, PhD (2024)

JHLT Interim Editor

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dirk EM Van Raemdonck MD, PhD (2028)

JHLT Open Editor

University Hospital Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
James K Kirklin MD

Monograph Editor

University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA
Patricia Ging MSc (2023)

Standards and Guidelines Committee Chair

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland
Angela Koutsokera MD, PhD (2024)

At Large Member

Lausanne University Hospital
Lausanne, Switzerland
Michael G Petty PhD, RN, APRN, CNS (2024)

At-Large Member

M Health Fairview / University of Minnesota Medical Center
Richfield, MN, USA
Patricia Uber PharmD (2026)

At-Large Member

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Glen Westall FRACP, PhD (2026)

At-Large Member

Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Jess Burke

ISHLT Staff Liaison

ISHLT Headquarters
Chicago, IL, USA