AHA Fellows and International Fellows

Class of 2018

The American Heart Association welcomes Fellows and International Fellows elected in 2018. This honor recognizes members for their scientific and professional accomplishments, and volunteer leadership and service.

Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation (3CPR)

  • Hoshiar Abdollah, MBChB, FAHA
  • Selcuk Adabag, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Clifton W. Callaway, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Eric Deflandre, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Cameron Dezfulian, MD, FAHA
  • Ali Haedar, MD, FAHA
  • Nnamdi E. Nwauwa, MBBS, MPH, MSc, FAHA
  • Sarah M. Perman, MD, MSCE, FAHA
  • Axel Rosengart, MD, PhD, MP, FAHA
  • Ke Yuan, PhD, FAHA

Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB)

  • Jonathan Butcher, PhD, FAHA
  • Jose A. Diaz, MD, FAHA
  • William Fearon, MD, FAHA
  • Daiju Fukuda, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Sang-Hyun Kim, MD, MSc, PhD, FAHA
  • Marcel Liberman, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Marvin T. Nieman, PhD, FAHA
  • Anand K. Ramasubramanian, PhD, FAHA
  • Sabyasachi Sen, MD, FAHA
  • David A. Vorp, PhD, FAHA
  • Sidney W. Whiteheart, PhD, FAHA

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

  • Shawn B. Bender, PhD, FAHA
  • Jean C. Bopassa, MS, PhD, FAHA
  • Ke Cheng, PhD, FAHA
  • Guohao Dai, MS, PhD, FAHA
  • Anthony P. Davenport, PhD, FAHA
  • Henk Granzier, PhD, FAHA
  • Bradford G. Hill, PhD, FAHA
  • Yashar Kalani, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Kirk U. Knowlton, MD, FAHA
  • Jin O-Uchi, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Jonathan R. Silva, PhD, FAHA
  • Harpreet Singh, PhD, MSc, FAHA
  • Jennifer L. Strande, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Lisa D. Wilsbacher, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Jian Yang, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Liya Yin, MD, PhD, FAHA

Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD)

  • Wayne O. Adkisson, MD, FAHA
  • Rajiv Agarwal , MD, DM, FAHA
  • Vinayak Agrawal, MBBS, MD, FAHA
  • Ahmed Aljizeeri, MD, FAHA
  • Johann Auer, MD, FAHA
  • Jorge Brenes-Salazar, MD, FAHA
  • Yongmei Cha, MD, FAHA
  • Ahmed Gabroun, MBBCH, MD, MPA, PhD, FAHA
  • Manish M. Gandhi, MBCHB, MD, FAHA
  • Otavio Gebara, MD, MBA, PhD, FAHA
  • Angel R. Gonzalez, MD, FAHA
  • Nkechinyere Ijioma, MBBS, FAHA
  • Teruhiko Imamura, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Daisuke Kamimura, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Nirav N. Mehta, MD, FAHA
  • Robert J. Mentz, MD, FAHA
  • Evan D. Muse, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Nandini Nair, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Sanjiv M. Narayan, MB MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Pradeep Nayar, MD, FAHA
  • Sercan Okutucu, MD, FAHA
  • Tochi Okwuosa, DO, FAHA
  • Manokar Panchanatham, MBBS, MD, FAHA
  • Christian Perzanowski, MD, FAHA
  • Carol A. Satler, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Yoshihro Seo, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Nimit Shah, MBBS, MD, FAHA
  • Tina Shah, MD, FAHA
  • Daniel B. Sims, MD, FAHA
  • Tanyanan Tanawuttiwat, MD, FAHA
  • Carl M. Valentine, MD, FAHA
  • Gladys P. Velarde, MD, FAHA
  • Graham C. Wong, MD, BSc, FAHA
  • Siong Sung Wong, MD, FAHA

Council on Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Health in the Young (Young Hearts)

  • Antonio G. Cabrera, MD, FAHA
  • Nicholas M. Edwards, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Stephanie Fuller, MD, FAHA
  • Anitha S. John, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Jamie L. Lohr, MD, FAHA
  • Shelley D. Miyamoto, MD, FAHA
  • Sara Pasquali, MD, MHS, FAHA
  • Amanda M. Perak, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Russell Schiff, MD, FAHA
  • Jennifer N. Silva, MD, FAHA
  • Animesh A. Tandon, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Robert G. Weintraub, MBBS, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention (CVRI)

  • Hiroshi Ashikaga, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Garth M. Beache, MD, FAHA
  • Sebastian Kelle, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Satoru Kishi, MD, FAHA
  • Venkatesh L. Murthy, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Mark Rabbat, MD, FAHA
  • Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, MBA, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA)

  • K. M. John Chan, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FAHA
  • Afshin Ehsan, MD, FAHA
  • Jun Feng, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Michael Fischbein, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Andreas FW. Goetzenich, MD, PhD, MBA, FAHA
  • Nader D. Nader, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Peter Nagele, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Yoshikatsu Saiki, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Christian Stoppe, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Moritz C. Wyler Von Ballmoos, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Hitoshi Yokoyama, MD, PhD, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

  • Linda P. Bolin, PhD, RN, ANP, FAHA
  • Harleah G. Buck, PhD, RN, FAHA
  • Laura H. Hays, MNSc, APRN, CPNP-PC, FAHA
  • Boyoung Hwang, PhD, RN, FAHA
  • Emily J. Jones, PhD, BSN, FAHA
  • Carina E. Katigbak, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA
  • Linda M. Lambert, RN, MSN, CFNP, FAHA
  • Lisa Michelle Lewis, PhD, RN, FAHA
  • Ruth M. Masterson Creber, PhD, MSc, RN, FAHA
  • Kathleen A. Mussatto, PhD, RN, FAHA
  • Nancy A. Rudd, BSN, MS FAHA
  • Eun Kyeung Song, MS PhD, FAHA

Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI)

  • Haitham M. Ahmed, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Catherine P. Benziger, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Marcio S. Bittencourt, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Lawton S. Cooper, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Mandip S. Dhamoon, MD, DrPH, FAHA
  • Sarah D. Geiger, PhD, FAHA
  • Monik C. Jimenez, ScD, SM, FAHA
  • Sadiya S. Khan, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Christopher T. Longenecker, MD, FAHA
  • Matthew S. Loop, PhD, FAHA
  • Chiadi E. Ndumele, MD, MHS, FAHA
  • Casey M. Rebholz, PhD, MS, MPH, FAHA
  • Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Shakira F. Suglia, MS, ScD, FAHA
  • Lisa B. Vanwagner, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Rajesh Vedanthan, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Dusko B. Vulic, MD, FAHA
  • Nae-Yuh Wang, MS PhD, FAHA
  • Gina S. Wei, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Yuichiro Yano, MD, PhD, FAHA

Council on Genomic and Precision Medicine (GPM)

  • Nabila Bouatia-Naji, PhD, FAHA
  • Susan Cheng, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Jason H. Karnes, PharMD, PhD, BCPS FAHA
  • Jennie Lin, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Nina Paynter, MHS PhD, FAHA
  • Yan Sun, PhD, MS FAHA
  • Sony Tuteja, PharMD, MS BCPS FAHA

Council on Hypertension (HTN)

  • Marwah Abdalla, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Michiaki Nagai, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Adam E. Schussheim, MSc, MD, FAHA
  • Ulrike Steckelings, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Brandi M. Wynne, MS PhD, FAHA
  • Yang Xia, MD, PhD, FAHA

Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD)

  • Daria Ilatovskaya, MS PhD, FAHA
  • Nishank Jain, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Alison J. Kriegel, PhD, FAHA
  • James Mccormick, BSc PhD, FAHA
  • Jeanie Park, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Tengis S. Pavlov, PhD, FAHA
  • Janos Peti-Peterdi, MD, PhD, FAHA

Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health (LCH)

  • Karen Aspry, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Kristen M. J. Azar, RN, MSN, MPH, FAHA
  • Catherine M. Champagne, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAHA
  • Alexander R. Chang, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Mark J. Haykowsky, PhD, FAHA
  • Jesse A. Lieberman, MD, MSPH, FAHA
  • Noel T. Mueller, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Ling Shi, PhD, MHS, MS, FAHA,

Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

  • Aaron W. Aday, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Katherine A. Gallagher, MD, FAHA
  • Gregory Piazza, MD, FAHA
  • Amy W. Pollak, MD, FAHA
  • Eser Tolunay, PhD, FAHA

Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR)

  • Scott A. Berkowitz, MD, MBA, FAHA
  • Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Dennis T. Ko, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Donald G. Pittman, PharMD, FAHA
  • Boback Ziaeian, MD, PhD, FAHA

Stroke Council

  • Dorothea Altschul, MD, FAHA
  • Craig S. Anderson, BSC MBBS, MPH, PhD, FAHA
  • Aliza T. Brown, PhD, FAHA
  • Shakeel A. Chowdhry, MD, FAHA
  • James J. Conners, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Charles Decarli, MD, FAHA
  • Kiersten Espaillat, DNP, APN, MSN, RN, FAHA
  • Laura E. Heitsch, MD, FAHA
  • May A. Kim-Tenser, MD, FAHA
  • Kennedy Lees, MB ChB MD, FAHA
  • Dominick J. H. Mccabe, MBBCH, PhD
  • Jiangyong Min, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Thanh Nguyen, MD, FAHA
  • Amre Nouh, MD, FAHA
  • Sven C. Poli, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Shoichiro Sato, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Ali Shaibani, MD, FAHA
  • Fazeel M. Siddiqui, MD, FAHA
  • Wendy J. Sm, Ith, RN, MBA, SCRN, FAHA
  • Erwin K. Song, MD, FAHA
  • Andrew M. Southerland, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Amytis Towfighi, MD, FAHA
  • Guo-Yuan Yang, MD, MB PhD, FAHA