2014-2015 AHA Peer Review Steering Committee Roster

Updated:Sep 30,2014

Chair

Kirk Knowlton, MD
University of California, San Diego
Division of Cardiology
La Jolla,CA


Co-Chair

Katherine Yutzey, PhD 
Professor - Pediatrics Affiliated
Cincinnati Children's Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH  


Founders Affiliate

Mary “Molly” Frame, PhD
Professor
Stony Brook, NY

Ronglih Liao, PhD, FAHA
Associate Professor,
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA  

Ulrike Mende, MD, FAHA
Associate Professor of Medicine Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC)
Brown University
Providence, RI  
 

Great Rivers Affiliate

Michael Bell, MD 
Professor Director, Pediatric Neurocritical Care & Neurotrauma Center Associate
Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
University of Pittsburg   

Patrick Tso, PhD  
Professor, Pathology and Lab Medicine
Director, Mouse Metabolic Phenotype Center
Director, Physician Scientist Training Program
University of Cincinnati
 

Greater Southeast Affiliate

Scott Ballinger, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Edward W. Inscho, PhD
Professor
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL  

Andrew W. Yurochko, PhD
Professor
Louisiana State University
Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, LA    


Mid-Atlantic Affiliate

Henry Halperin, MD, MA, FAHA, FHRS  
David J.Carver Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Steven J. Kittner  MD, MPH 
Professor
Neurology, Epidemiology & Public Health School of Medicine
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD  


Midwest Affiliate

Kathryn Lamping, PhD 
Associate Professor
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA  

Julian Lombard, PhD 
Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Madison, WI    

Jennifer L. Hall, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Associate Professor
Director, Program in Cardiovsacular Translational Genomics
University of Minnesota
 

National Research Program

Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD  
Barbara Baur-Dunlap Professor of Surgery and Physiology
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD    

Seema Mital, MD, FACC, FAHA, FRCP 
Professor, Staff Cardiologist, and Head of Cardiovascular Research
University of Toronto & The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario    

Carole L. Marcus, MBBCh
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


SouthWest Affiliate

Jeffrey Hansen, PhD  
Professor, Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO  

Steven Post, PhD 
Director, Division of Experimental Pathology
Professor of Pathology
University of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR

Jose I. Suarez, MD 
Professor
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX  


Western States Affiliate

Dawn Schwenke, PhD FAHA   
Professor, Carl T. Hayden VA Med. Center  
Phoenix, AZ  

Kevin Whitehead, MD 
Associate Professor of Cardiology
University of Utah Health Science Center
Salt Lake City, UT

John "Jack" McAnulty, MD
Professor
Legacy Heart Institute
Portland, OR


Ex-Officio- Non-voting, National Research Committee

Steven Houser, PhD, FAHA
Chair, AHA Research Committee
Director, Cardiovascular Research Center
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA


Ex-Officio- Non-voting, National Research Committee

Jane E. Freedman, MD
Chair, AHA Peer Review Subcommittee
Professor of Medicine
Director, Translational Research
UMass Memorial Heart & Vascular Center
Worcester, MA


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