Strategically Focused Research Network Awardees

Strategically Focused Prevention Research Network

Award Activation: July 1, 2014

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Center Director: Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: Roger Hajjar, MD, FAHA

Project PI:Eric Schadt, PhD
Applying Cross-generation Genetic and Genomic Information to Improve Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Project PI:
Zahi Fayad, PhD, FAHA
Two Intensive Life Style Intervention Programs in Related Caregivers of Preschool Children

Project PI:Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, FAHA
Children Heart Research Study Program


Northwestern University

Center Director: Philip Greenland, MD, FAHA
Training Director: Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA

Project PI: Lifang Hou, MD, PhD
Epigenetics of Cardiovascular Health Metrics

Project PI: Bonnie Spring, PhD, FAHA
Behavioral Effects on CVH Metrics and Score

Project PI: Norrina Allen, PhD
Trajectories in Cardiovascular Health (CVH) Metrics and Score From Childhood through Middle-Age


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Center Director: Joseph Hill, MD, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: James de Lemos, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Joseph Hill, MD, PhD, FAHA
Molecular mechanisms in the transition from cardiomyocyte hypertrophy to HFpEF

Project PI: Benjamin Levine, MD
Novel HFpEF Prevention Strategies In High Risk Individuals: High Intensity Exercise Training Plus Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Project PI: Jarrett Berry, MD, MS, FAHA
Association Between Physical Activity and Modifiable Intermediate Heart Failure Phenotypes


Vanderbilt University Center

Director: David Harrison, MD, FAHA
Training Director: Meena Madhur, MD, PhD, FACC

Project PI: David Harrison, MD, FAHA
Effect of Salt on Innate and Adaptive Immune Cells in Hypertension

Project PI: Jens Titze, MD
Lowering Tissue Na+ Stores to Reduce Blood Pressure, Systemic Inflammation, and Metabolic Derangement in Aging Humans

Project PI: Thomas Jue-Fuu Wang, MD, FAHA
Prevention of Hypertension and its Complications in a Medically-Underserved Population

Strategically Focused Hypertension Research Network

Award Activation: April 1, 2015

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Center Director: Elaine Urbina, MD, MS, FAHA
Training Director: Mark Mitsnefes, MD

Project PI: Richard Becker, MD, FAHA
Influence of Regulatory Genome on Target Organ Damage in Youth with Primary Hypertension

Project PI: Joseph Flynn, MD, MS
Hemodynamic and Metabolic Predictors of Target Organ Damage in Youth with Primary Hypertension

Project PI: Elaine Urbina, MD, MS, FAHA Threshold for Development of Blood Pressure-Related Target Organ Damage in Youth


Medical College of Wisconsin

Center Director: Mingyu Liang, MB, PhD
Training Director: Allen W. Cowley, Jr., PhD

Project PI: David L. Mattson, PhD, FAHA
Epigenetic Modification of Immune Mechanisms in Salt-Sensitive Hypertension and Renal Damage

Project PI: Srividya Kidambi, MD, MS
Epigenomics of Hypertension in Monozygotic Twins and Effect of Salt Intake

Project PI: Theodore A. Kotchen, MD, FAHA
Epigenomic Modifications in Hypertension and Hypertension-Related Cardiovascular Diseases


University of Alabama at Birmingham

Center Director: Paul Muntner, PhD, MHS
Training Director: Suzanne Oparil, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASH

Project PI: Jennifer Pollock, PhD, FAHA
Novel Mechanisms of Salt-sensitivity and Diurnal Blood Pressure Rhythm

Project PI: David Calhoun, MD, FAHA
Mechanisms of Nocturnal Hypertension and Non-dipping Blood Pressure

Project PI: Paul Muntner, PhD, MHS
Racial Differences and US population estimates of Nocturnal Hypertension and Non-dipping


University of Iowa

Center Director: Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: Kimberly K. Leslie, MD

Project PI: Justin L. Grobe, PhD, FAHA
Molecular Mechanisms of Vasopressin-Induced Preeclampsia

Project PI: Gary L. Pierce, PhD
Early Vascular Dysfunction and Elevated Copeptin in Human Preeclampsia

Project PI: Mark K. Santillan, MD, PhD, FACOG, FAHA
Predicting Preeclampsia via Copeptin: Underrepresented Minorities & Synergy with Other Biomarkers

Strategically Focused Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Research Network

Award Activation: July 1, 2015

Medical University of South Carolina

Center Director: Robert Adams, MD, MS
Training Director: Daniel Lackland, DrPH, FAHA

Project PI: Mark Kindy, PhD, FAHA
Metabolic determinants of vascular stiffness in health disparities related stroke

Project PI: Leonardo Bonilha, MD, PhD
Influence of pre-morbid brain health on stroke recovery

Project PI: Gayenell Magwood, PhD
Community-based Intervention under Nurse Guidance after Stroke (CINGS)


Morehouse School of Medicine

Center Director: Herman Taylor Jr., MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
Training Directors: Gregory Strayhorn, MD, PhD and Sandra Dunbar, RN, PhD, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA

Project PIs: Charles Searles, MD, FAHA/Dean Jones, PhD
MicroRNA and metabolic profiles associated with social and environmental risk factors in blacks

Project PIs: Arshed Quyyumi, MD/Priscilla Pemu, MBBS, MSCR, FACP
Impact of technology-based Intervention for improving self-management behaviors in Black adults

Project PIs: Peter Baltrus, PhD/Tené Lewis, PhD
Social and Environmental Factors contributing to Cardiovascular Risk and Resilience among Blacks


Northwestern University

Center Directors: Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc and Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, MACC, FAHA, MACP

Project PI: Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc
Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiac Injury Induced by FGF23 in the Settings of High Phosphate Diet and CKD

Project PI: Orlando Gutierrez, MD, MMSc
Impact of lowering phosphate additive intake on mineral metabolism and cardiovascular health in community-living adults

Project PI: Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA
Contribution of Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 to Racial Disparities in Left Ventricular Mass and Albumin/Creatinine Ratio


University of Colorado Denver

Center Director: Spero Manson, PhD
Training Director: Spero Manson, PhD

Project PI: Irene Blair, PhD
Discrimination and Allostatic Load Among American Indians

Project PI: Edward Havranek, MD
An Intervention to Increase Engagement with Hypertension Care for American Indian Patients

Project PI: John Steiner, MD, MPH
Improving Hypertension Care of American Indians and Alaska Natives through Interactive Voice Response Technology

Go Red For Women Research Network

Award Activation: April 1, 2016

Columbia University Medical Center

Center Director: Lori Mosca, MD, MPH, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: Anne Taylor, MD

Project PI: Sanja Jelic, MD
The Effects of Sleep Restriction on Endothelial Activation in Pre- and Post-Menopausal Women

Project PI: Marie Pierre St-Onge, PhD, FAHA
Impact of Sleep Restriction on Cardio Metabolic Risk Factors in Pre- vs Postmenopausal Women

Project PI: Brooke Aggarwal, EdD, MS, CHES
Sleep and Cardio Metabolic Risk in Different Life Stages in a Diverse Population of Women


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Center Director: Pamela Ouyang, MBBS, FAHA
Training Director: Erin Michos, MD, MHS, FAHA

Project PI: David Kass, MD, FAHA
Female Sex-Hormones and Cyclic GMP-PKG Modulation of Cardiac Disease and Metabolism

Project PI: Sanjiv Shah, MD, FAHA
Role of Female Sex and Hormone Status on HFpEF Pathophysiology and Therapy

Project PIs: Wendy Post, MD, MS/Dhananjay Vaidya, MBBS, PhD, MPH
Sex Differences in Hormonal and Cyclic GMP Dependent Pathways to Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction


Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation

Center Director: Carl Hubel, PhD
Training Director: James Roberts, MD

Project PI: Robert Powers, PhD
The Influence of Pregnancy on Future Vascular Dysfunction and Atherosclerosis

Project PI: Carl Hubel, PhD Glycocalyx
Pathways Linking Pregnancy Profile with Microvascular Dysfunction Postpartum

Project PI: Janet Catov, PhD, MS
The Placenta as a Window to Maternal Microvascular Disease Risk


New York University Medical Center

Center Director: Judith Hochman, MD, FAHA
Training Director: Glenn Fishman, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Jeffrey Berger, MD, FAHA
Comprehensive Assessment of Platelet Activity in Women with Myocardial Infarction

Project PI: Harmony Reynolds, MD, FAHA
Mechanistic Insights into Myocardial Infarction with Non-obstructive Coronary Artery Disease (The MINOCA Study)

Project PI: Tanya Spruill, PhD
Telephone-Based Stress Management for Women with Myocardial Infarction


University of California, San Diego

Center Director: Matthew Allison, MD, MPH, FAHA
Training Director: Matthew Allison, MD, MPH, FAHA

Project PI: Dorothy Sears, PhD
Mechanistic Transducers and Biomarkers of Sedentary Behavior-Associated Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Latina Women

Project PI: Jacqueline Kerr, PhD, MSc
Randomized Control Trial to Reduce Sitting Time in Postmenopausal Latina Women at Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Project PI: Sheila Castaneda, PhD
Biopsychosocial and Ecological Correlates of Latina Women's Sedentary Behavior

Strategically Focused Heart Failure Research Network

Award Activation: July 1, 2016

Duke University Medical Center

Center Director: G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA
Training Director: Joseph Rogers, MD

Project PI: Svati Shah, MD, MHS, FAHA
Branched Chain Amino Acid and other Metabolic Pathways in Diabetic Heart Failure

Project PI: G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA
A randomized trial of a mobile health behavioral intervention in patients with heart failure and diabetes mellitus

Project PI: Adam DeVore, MD, MHS
Improving Population Health for Patients with Diabetes and Heart Failure (IMPAcT-HF)


Massachusetts General Hospital

Center Director: Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, FAHA Training Director: Christopher Newton-Cheh, MD, MPH

Project PI: Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, FAHA
Functional roles of circulating ncRNAs in pathological hypertrophy and heart failure

Project PI: Saumya Das, MD, PhD, MSc
Extracellular RNAs as Mediators of Cardiac Remodeling in Human Heart Failure

Project PI: Jane Freedman, MD, FAHA
Extracellular RNA, Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling, and Heart Failure Progression


University of Colorado, Denver

Center Director: Peter Buttrick, MD, FAHA
Training Director: Peter Buttrick, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Timothy McKinsey, PhD, FAHA
Epigenetic Readers as Downstream Effectors of Beta1-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling in HFrEF

Project PI: Michael Bristow, MD, PhD, FAHA
Therapeutic Molecular and Structural Phenotypic Changes of Heart Rate Reduction in HFrEF

Project PI: Larry Allen, MD, MHSc, FAHA
Electronic health record-leveraged, Patient-centered, Intensification of Chronic care for Heart Failure (EPIC-HF)


University of Utah

Center Director: Craig Selzman, MD, FAHA
Training Director: James Fang, MD, FACC, FAHA

Project PI: E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
Coupling glucose uptake and pyruvate utilization to increase myocardial recovery in heart failure

Project PI: Stavros Drakos, MD, PhD, FAHA
Predictors of myocardial recovery in chronic heart failure

Project PI: Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH, FAHA
Patient-reported outcomes as an indicator of disease transitions in heart failure

Strategically Focused Obesity Research Network

Award Activation: April 1, 2017

Johns Hopkins University

Center Director: Jeanne M. Clark, MD, MPH
Training Director: Edgar R. Miller, III, MD, PhD

Project PI: Rexford S. Ahima, MD, PhD
Metabolic and Cardiovascular Effects of Time-Restricted Feeding in Obese Mice

Project PI: Nisa M. Maruthur, MD, MHS
The Effect of Time-Restricted, Isocaloric Feeding on Weight: A Randomized Feeding Study in Obese Adults

Project PI: Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH
The impact of timing of eating on weight: A Multi-Site Cohort Study using The Metabolic Compass Mobile Application


New York University Medical Center

Center Director: Ann Marie Schmidt, MD
Training Director: Glenn Fishman, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Ann Marie Schmidt, MD
RAGE/DIAPH1: Inflammation and Suppression of Energy Expenditure in Obesity - Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies

Project PI: Ira J. Goldberg, MD, FAHA
Obesity, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk

Project PI: Mary Ann Sevick, ScD, RN Alternative technology-supported behavioral weight loss intervention programs


University of Alabama at Birmingham

Center Director: W. Timothy Garvey, MD
Training Director: David B. Allison, PhD, FAHA

Project PI: W. Timothy Garvey, MD
Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity in Mouse Models of in Utero Stress

Project PI: Lorie M. Harper, MD
Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity: Antenatal Mother and Beyond Birth Offspring

Project PI: Paula C. Chandler-Laney, PhD
Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity in a Cohort of mother-child dyads


Vanderbilt University

Center Director: Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD
Training Directors: Alyssa H. Hasty, PhD, FAHA and Joshua A. Beckman, MD, MSc, FAHA

Project PI: Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD
Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor and cardiometabolic health

Project PI: Nancy J. Brown, MD, FAHA
Vascular effects of GLP-1 receptor activation

Project PI: Nancy J. Cox, PhD
Genome and Phenome Studies on Obesity and CVD to Dissect GLP1R Mechanism

Strategically Focused Children's Research Network

Award Activation: July 1, 2017

Children’s National Health System

Center Director: Craig Sable, MD, FAHA
Training Director: Craig Sable, MD, FAHA

Project PI: James Dale, MD
Human Immunity to Potential Group A Streptococcal Vaccine Antigens in Subjects at High Risk for Rheumatic Heart Disease

Project PI: Andrea Beaton, MD
Working Towards a Better Understanding of Acute Rheumatic Fever

Project PI: David Watkins, MD, MPH
Building a Case to Invest in Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention and Control in Limited Resource Settings


University of Utah

Center Director: Martin Tristani-Firouzi, MD
Training Director: H. Joseph Yost, PhD

Project PI: Mark Yandell, PhD
An integrated data-science, transcriptomics, and genomics approach to understanding Complex CHD

Project PI: Robert Silver, MD
Maternal-fetal environment, epigenetics and complex congenital heart disease

Project PI: Angela Fagerlin, PhD, MA
Improving Patient and Family Health Using Family-Centered Outcomes and Shared Decision-Making


Northwestern University

Center Directors: Bradley Marino, MD, MPP, MSCE, FAHA and Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FAHA
Training Director: Matthew Davis, MD

Project PI: Lifang Hou, MD, MSc
Characterizing Dynamic Epigenomic Markers of CVH in Early Life

Project PI: Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, FAHA
Keeping Ideal Cardiovascular Health Family Intervention Trial: KIDFIT

Project PI: Norrina Allen, PhD, MPH, FAHA
Cardiovascular Health Trajectories from Birth Through Adolescence


Duke University Medical School

Center Director: Jennifer Li, MD, MHSc
Training Director: Asheley Skinner, PhD

Project PI: Svati Shah, MD, MHS, FAHA
Microbiota Related Molecular Pathways in Pediatric Obesity

Project PI: Sarah Armstrong, MD
A randomized trial of an integrated clinic-community intervention in children and adolescents with obesity

Project PI: Asheley Skinner, PhD
Effectiveness and implementation of tertiary-care pediatric obesity treatment programs

Strategically Focused Vascular Disease Research Network

Award Activation: April 1, 2018

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Center Director: Marc Bonaca, MD, MPH and Mark Creager, MD, FAHA, FACC
Training Director: Marc Bonaca, MD, MPH and Philip Goodney, MD, MS

Project PI: Mark Feinberg, MD
Non-Coding RNAs in Diabetic Critical Limb Ischemia: Discovery, Pathobiology, and Therapeutic Intervention

Project PI: Marc Bonaca, MD, MPH
Risk Prediction and Personalizing Therapy to Prevent Critical Limb Ischemia in Patients with PAD and Diabetes

Project PIs: Philip Goodney, MD, MS and Mark Creager, MD, FAHA, FACC
Integrated Management Strategies to Reduce Amputation and Limit Disparities for Patients with Diabetes and CLI


Northwestern University

Center Director: Mary M. McDermott, MD, FAHA
Training Director: Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA

Project PI: Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD
Calf Muscle Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Impaired Autophagy in Peripheral Artery Disease

Project PI: Mary M. McDermott, MD, FAHA
NICotinamidE Riboside with and without Resveratrol to Improve Functioning in Peripheral Artery Disease: The NICE Trial

Project PI: Philip Greenland, MD, FAHA Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Disability in Peripheral Artery Disease


University of Kentucky

Center Directors: Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Training Director: Nancy Webb, PhD

Project PI: Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSC
Role of Sex Hormones on Elastin Stability in Formation of Thoracic Aortopathies

Basic Project PI: Lisa Cassis, PhD
Sexual Dimorphism of Aortopathies

Project PI: Scott LeMaire, MD
Molecular Signature of Sex Chromosome Genes Associated with Sex-Dependent Susceptibility to Ascending Aortic Aneurysms


Vanderbilt University

Center Director: Joshua Beckman, MD, MS
Training Director: Joshua Beckman, MD, MS

Project PI: David Wasserman, PhD
The Link between Microcirculatory Dysfunction and Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance

Project PI: Joshua Beckman, MD, MS
The Impact of Branched-Chain Amino Acids Metabolism on Limb Dysfunction in PAD

Project PIs: Matthew Freiberg, MD and Quinn Wells, PharmD, MD
Clinical and Genetic Determinants of Peripheral Artery Disease, Microvascular Disease, and Major Adverse Limb Outcomes

Strategically Focused Arrhythmias & Sudden Cardiac Death Research Network

Award Activation: July 1, 2019

University of Michigan

Center Director: Robert Neumar, MD, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: David Pinsky, MD


Project PI: Thomas Sanderson, PhD
Early Neuroprotective Therapies for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Project PI: Robert Silbergleit, MD, FAHA
Bystander and First Responders Clinical Trials for Early Neuroprotective Therapies in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Project PI: Brahmajee Nallamothu, MD, MPH, FAHA
Optimizing Bystander and First Responder Time to Treatment in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest 

Northwestern University

Center Director: Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
Training Director: Rishi Arora, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Alfred “Al” George, MD
Correlating SCD Risk with Cell Autonomous Susceptibility


Project PI: Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
Genomics of Arrhythmias and Sudden Death

Project PI: Laura Rasmussen- Torvik, PhD, MPH, FAHA
Integration of Genomics into Clinical Care for SCD

Vanderbilt University

Center Director: Bjorn Knollman, MD, PhD
Training Director: Dan Roden, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Bjorn Knollman, MD, PhD
The Mechanistic Role of RyR2 Hyperactivity for Ventricular Arrhythmia in Animal Models of Structural Heart Disease

Project PI: Igor Efimov, PhD
Test the Mechanistic Role of RyR2 Hyperactivity for Ventricular Arrhythmia in the Ex Vivo Human Heart

Project PI: William Stevenson, MD
Project Co-PIs: Scott Akers, PharmD, PhD and Benjamin Shoemaker, MD
A Clinical Trial of RyR2 Inhibition to Prevent Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with Structural Heart Disease


University of Washington

Center Director: Nona Sotoodehnia, MD, MPHD
Training Director: Francis Kim, MD and Michael Sayre, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Ilan Goldenberg, MD
Project Co-PI: Wojciech Zareba, MD, PhD
Sex-Specific Risk for QTc Prolongation and Arrhythmic Events in Congenital Long QT Syndrome and Drug-Induced LQTS

Project PI: Thomas Rea, MD, MPH
Project Co-PI: Peter Kudenchuk, MD
Precision Medicine Resuscitation: Novel Strategy for Real-Time Rhythm Assessment during CPR in Men and Women

Project PI: Dan Arking, PhD
Project Co-PI: Nona Sotoodehnia, MD, MPH
Genomics of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Risk among Men and Women

Strategically Focused Cardiometabolic Health & Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Research Network

Award Activation: January 1, 2020

Brigham & Women's Hospital

Center Directors: Mark Feinberg, MD, FAHA and Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH, FAHA
Training Directors: Vanita Aroda, MD and Jessica Fetterman, PhD

Project PI: Mark Feinberg, MD, FAHA
Non-coding RNAs in Ischemic Myocardial Disease and Diabetes: Discovery, Pathobiology, and Therapeutic


Project PI: Marc Sabatine, MD, MPH, FAHA
Risk Prediction and Personalizing Therapy to Reduce Major Vascular, Heart Failure, and Renal Events in Diabetes


Project PI: Naomi Hamburg, MD, FAHA
Restoring Vascular and Endothelial Health in Patients with Diabetes


University of Iowa

Center Director: Evan Abel, MD, PhD, FAHA
Training Director: Kamal Rahmouni, PhD, FAHA

Project PI: Ethan Anderson, PhD
A Heart-Liver-Adipose Axis: The Role of Inter-organ Crosstalk in Cardiometabolic Risk


Project PI: Saumya Das MD, PhD
Adipose-derived Regulators of Inter-organ Communication in Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiometabolic Disease

Project PI: Ravi Shah, MD, FAHA
Molecular Signatures of Dysfunctional Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Disease in Young Adulthood: the CARDIA Study

New York University

Center & Training Director: Ira Goldberg, MD, FAHA


Project PI: Edward Fisher, MD, MPH, PhD, FAHA
Mechanisms that Retard Atherosclerosis Regression in Insulin Resistant and Obese Mice


Project PI: Jeffrey Berger, MD, FAHA
Diabetes and the Platelet Phenotype: Influence of Sex, Cholesterol Lowering and Cardiovascular Events


Project PI: Chiara Giannarelli, MD, PhD
Determinants of Pathological Changes in Atherosclerosis in Women and Men with Diabetes


John Hopkins University

Center Directors: Chiadi Ndumele, MD, PhD, FAHA and Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD
Training Director: Erin Michos, MD, MHS, FAHA


Project PI: Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD
Divergent Adipokine Mouse Models and Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Project Co-PI: Chiadi Ndumele, MD, PhD, FAHA
Project Co-PI: Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, FAHA
Serum Adipokines, Metabolic Risk Progression, and Heart Failure

Strategically Focused Health Technologies & Innovation Research Network

Award Activation: April 1, 2020

Boston University

Integrated Digital Technology Platform for Optimization of Precision Brain Health

Center Director: Rhoda Au, PhD
Training Director: Vijaya Kolachalama, PhD

Project PI: Rhoda Au, PhD
Digital Phenotyping of Brain Health


Project PI: Honghuang Lin, PhD
Futurizing Brain Health Monitoring Platform

Project PI: Vijaya Kolachalama, PhD
Discovery and Validation of Digital Biomarkers


Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Active Detection and Decentralized Dynamic Registry to Improve Uptake of Rheumatic Heart Disease Secondary Prevention

Center Director: Andrea Beaton, MD
Training Director: 
Elaine Urbina, MD, FAHA

Project PI: Andrea Beaton, MD
Active Detection and Decentralized Dynamic Registry to Improve Uptake of Rheumatic Heart Disease Secondary Prevention

Johns Hopkins University

Center for Mobile Technologies to Reduce Disparities in Cardiovascular Health

Co-Center Directors: Seth Martin, MD, MHS and David Newman-Toker, MD, PhD
Co-Training Directors: Erin Michos, MD, MHS, FAHA and Najila Nassery, MD

Project PI: Seth Martin, MD, MHS
Advancing Mobile Technologies to Reduce Disparities in Cardiovascular Health


Stanford University

Center for Heart Health Technology (H2T): Innovation to Implementation

Center & Training Director: Mintu Turakhia, MD


Project PI: Paul Wang, MD
Technology-Enabled Management of Hypertension in Underrepresented Communities and in the Gig Economy

University of Michigan

Center Director: Brahmajee Nallamothu, MD, MPH
Training Director: Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD

Project PI: Lesli Skolarus, MD, MSc
Wearables In Reducing risk and Enhancing Daily Life-style (WIRED-L) Project