Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified expert graduated with Honors and Distinction in Biological Sciences from Stanford University. She completed her medical training at Harvard University and medical residency at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), followed by general cardiology training and advanced training in heart failure, heart transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, and echocardiography at UCSF. She then joined the faculty at UCSF while concomitantly earning a Masters Degree in Clinical Research and Epidemiology. Currently this expert is on the faculty in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at a prestigious California medical university, where she focuses on clinical and translational research in the field of heart transplantation. Since her appointment she has received a Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health as well as research grants from the American Heart Association and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Her research focuses on the evaluation and selection of donors for heart transplantation; the pathogenesis of post-transplant complications, including acute rejection and cardiac allograft vasculopathy; and non-invasive diagnosis of post-transplant complications. She currently serves on an ad hoc committee appointed by the US Department of Health and Human Services that has been charged with improving outcomes in donor management practices. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and is a peer reviewer for the NIH. Also at her current university, she is the program director of the advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowship.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: California
  • B.S., Stanford University
  • M.S., Clinical Research, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of California San Francisco
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco
  • Fellowship, General Cardiology, UCSF
  • Fellowship, Echocardiography Level III, UCSF
  • Senior Fellow, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, UCSF
  • Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Board Certified: Subspecialty: Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Member, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Member, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Former, Clinical Instructor, Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco
  • Former, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Cardiology, UCSF
  • Former, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Current, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, a respected medical school

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Nuclear and Non-Invasive Cardiology Expert

Nuclear and Non-Invasive Cardiology Expert

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This fellowship-trained cardiology expert earned his BS in biological sciences from the University of Illinois-Chicago before earning his DO at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency ...

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