2012-2013 AHA Peer Review Steering Committee Roster

Updated:Mar 7,2013

Laura Liscum, PhD, Chair  
Professor, Tufts University School of Med.
Boston, Mass.
Founders Affiliate
Mary “Molly” Frame, PhD
Stony Brook, New York
Ronglih Liao, PhD
Associate Professor, Brigham & Women's Hospital
·          Harvard Medical School
Boston, Mass.
Richard Robinson, PhD  
Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs
Columbia University
New York, New York
Great Rivers Affiliate
Alan Daugherty, PhD  
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Rebecca Dutch, PhD  
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Patrick Tso, PhD  
Professor, Pathology and Lab Medicine
Director, Mouse Metabolic Phenotype Center
Director, Physician Scientist Training Program
Greater Southeast Affiliate
Robert L. Hester, PhD
University of Mississippi
Scott Ballinger, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Ala.
Edward W. Inscho, PhD  
Georgia Regents University
Augusta, Georgia
Mid-Atlantic Affiliate
W. Scott Argraves, PhD
Dept. of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, S.C.
Rajabrata Sarkar, M.D. Ph.D.
Barbara Baur-Dunlap
Professor of Surgery and Physiology
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Md.
Gregory S Shelness, PhD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston Salem, N.C.
Kirk Knowlton, MD, Co-Chair
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, Calif.
Midwest Affiliate
Kathryn Lamping, PhD 
Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Julian Lombard, PhD 
Medical College of Wisconsin
Madison, Wis.
Gerald Meininger, PhD 
University of Missouri
Director, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center
Margaret Proctor Mulligan Professor in Medical Research
Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology

National Research Program
Karen Fagan, MD  
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology
Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Ala.
Henry Halperin, MD, MA, FAHA, FHRS
David J Carver Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Md.
Katherine Yutzey, PhD 
Professor, Pediatrics Affiliated
Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology
Cincinnati Children's Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
SouthWest Affiliate
Jeffrey Hansen, PhD  
Professor, Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colo.
Steven Post, PhD 
Director, Division of Experimental Pathology
Professor of Pathology
University of Arkansas
Little Rock Ark.
Western States Affiliate
Brian Black, PhD 
Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) and Dept. of Biochemistry
University of California
San Francisco Calif.
Dawn Schwenke PhD FAHA   
Carl T. Hayden VA Med. Center  
Phoenix Ariz.
Kevin Whitehead, MD 
Associate Professor of Cardiology
University of Utah
Health Science Center
Salt Lake City, Utah

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