Faculty List

Jamil Aboulhosn, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Director, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Helmut Baumgartner, Professor
Division of Adult Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease,
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Muenster

Michelle Gurvitz, MD
Department of Cardiology
Boston Adult Congenital Heart Services
Children's Hospital Boston

Craig Broberg, MD, MCR
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program
Oregon Health and Science University

David Sahn, MD, MACC and wife
Professor of Pediatrics, Diagnostic Radiology,
Obstetrics & Gynecology and Biomedical Engineering Director
OHSU Interdisciplinary Program for Cardiac Imaging

Gerhard Diller, M.D., PhD
Consultant Cardiologist, University Hospital Muenster, Germany

William R. Davidson, Jr., M.D.
Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Luke Burchill, MD
Echocardiography Fellow at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio

Candice Silversides, MD
Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults, Obstetric Medicince Program
Mount Sinai and Toronto General Hospitals

Curt Daniels, MD, FACC
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, COACH Program: Columbus Ohio
Adult Congenital Heart Disease & Pulmonary Hypertension Program
The Heart Center Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Ohio State University

Shelagh Ross (patient-faculty)
Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance
Oakville, Ontario

Karen Stout, MD
Director, ACHD Program
Associate Professor, Cardiology, Medicine/Pediatrics
University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Jeanne Poole
Professor of Medicine,
Director of Electrophysiology

Gary Webb, MD
Director of the Adolescent & Congenital Heart Program
Cinncinnati Children's Hospital Heart Insitute

Albert Starr
Executive Chairman, Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Professor of Surgery

Charles Henrikson
Director, Electrophysiology Services
Oregon Health & Science University

Michael Silberbach, MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Division, Pediatric Cardiology
Oregon Health & Science University

Jonathan R. Lindner, MD
Professor of Medicine & Associate Chief of Education,
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Jonathan M. Chen, M.D.
David Wallace - Starr Foundation Professor
Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Services
Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Cornell, Campus, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Brian Kogon, MD
Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Program
Emory University
Chldren's Healthcare of Atlanta

Clare O'Donnell
Green Lane Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service
Starship/Aukland City Hospital

Barbara Mulder, MD PhD FESC
Professor of Cardiology
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Stephen M. Langley
Chief of Pediatric & Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, Oregon

Stephen Cook, MD FACC
Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Heart Institute, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian Heart and Vascular Institute

Isabelle Vondermuhl,MD, FRCP
Director, Northern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
University of Alberta Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

Erwin Oechslin, MD FRCPC FESC
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Bitove Family Professor of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Director,
Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
Toronto General Hospital Toronto, Ontario

Adrienne H. Kovacs, PhD, Cpsych
Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults
Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
University Health Network
University of Toronto

Joseph Kay, MD
Colorado's Adult & Teen Congenital Heart (CATCH) Program Director

Gruschen Veldtman, MB CHB MRCP
Lead Clinician and Honorary Senior Lecturer
Southampton University
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Unit
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK

Amy Verstappen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Adult Congenital Heart Association

Wendy Book, MD
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Adult Congenital Heart Program,
Cardiac Trasnplantation

Anne Valente, MD
Outpatient Director, Boston Adult Congenital Heart and Pulmonary Hypertension Program,
Boston Chodlren's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical Scholl

Alexander R. Opotowsky,MD, MMSc
Boston Adult Congenital Heart and Pulmonary Vascular Service
Boston Children's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Jack M. Colman MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine and of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Toronto;
Division of Cardiology,
Mount Sinai Hospital and Peter Munk Cardiac Centre/UHN
Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults,

Lora Shamblin
Susie Diamond

Yuli Kim, MD
Medical Director, Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Carole Warnes, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.C.
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Consultant Division of Cardiovascular Diseases,
Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology
Director Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Rick A. Nishimura, MD, MACC, MACP
Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases & Hypertension
Professor of Medicine
Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Alison Knauth Meadows, MD PhD
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program, Northern California Kaiser Permanente

Stephen Seslar
Director of Adult Congenital Electrophysiology

Edward Verrier, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs Department of Surgery

Sanjiv Kaul MD and Cindy
Ernest C. Sigert Professor of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine & Radiology
CEO Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Oregon Health & Science University

Seshadri Balaji MBBS, MRCP(UK), PhD
Professor Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Vice Chair, Outpatient Pediatrics
Oregon Health & Science University

Laurie Armsby, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Oregon Health & Science University

Stacy Whittington, M.A.
Graduate Student Ph.D/DV and SART
Crisis Line Battered Person's Advocacy (BPA).

Anji Yetman
Director Adult Congenital Cardiology Program,
Professor Pediatrics, Adjunct Professor Medicine
University of Utah

Dominic Abrams, MD
Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiac Electrophysiology

Maully Shah, MBBS, FACC, FHRS
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

David Watkins patient-faculty

Joseph Weiss, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

James Fasules, MD
Vice President, Advocacy
American College of Cardiology

George Lui
Medical Director, The Adult Congenital Heart Program at Standfor
Standford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Standford University School of Medicine

Daphne T. Hsu, MD
Division Chief and Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center,
Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Brian J. Morrison, MD, FACC
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Pediatric Cardiology

Nurses's Jun1 CCA preconference speakers/moderators
Steve Crumb, DNP
Susan Fernandes, PA
Patricia Woods, NP
Mary Canobbio, RN, MN
Jennifer GilMartin, NP
Mary E. Schlater, NP
Pamela Miner, NP
Dorothy Pearson, PA
Mary Rummell, RN, MN