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Our Goal:

The goal of the Cardiovascular Center is to improve the understanding and management of cardiovascular diseases through an integrated multidisciplinary approach. To this end, cooperative agreements exist between several departments in order to facilitate and encourage the exchange of ideas and resources and to stimulate new areas of research that will benefit our understanding of heart disease and lead to better methods prevention and treatment.

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Director

David Lefer, Ph.D.,  Director of Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

 

Faculty

Traci Goodchild, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Research
 
Kazi Islam, Ph.D., Assistant Professor - Research
 
Danielle Gottlieb-Sen, M.D., Assistant Professor
 

Gratis Faculty

Stephen Jenkins, M.D.
 
Rajan Patel, M.D. 
 

Research and Technical Staff

Jean Carnal, Research Associate
 
Sarah Boisvert, Research Associate
 
Erinn Donnelly, Research Associate
 
Amanda Rushing, Research Associate
 
Amy ScarboroughCoordinator of Surgical Research
 
Craig ZibilichResearch Associate
 
Pablo Spaletra, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
 
Hiroshi Koiwaya, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Graduate Student

 
 
Zhen Li
 
Rishi Trivedi
 

Participants

Frank Smart, M.D.,Chief, Section of Cardiology