AHA Fellows and International Fellows

Class of 2016

The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association welcomes Fellows and International Fellows elected in 2016. This honor recognizes members for their scientific and professional accomplishments, and volunteer leadership and service.

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

Renaud Tissier, DVM PhD FAHA
Benjamin E. Marett, BS ASN MSN FAHA
Wei Chao, MD PhD FAHA
Aaron Donoghue, MD FAHA
Comilla Sasson, MD PhD FAHA
Scott T.Youngquist, MD MSc FAHA

Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB)

Ali R. Malek, MD FAHA
Joy Lincoln, PhD FAHA
Marlys L. Koschinsky, BSC PhD FAHA
Samir Pancholy, MBBS FAHA
Bo Liu, MS PhD FAHA
Masataka Sata, MD PhD FAHA
Connie B. Newman, MD FAHA
Yohannes T. Ghebre, PhD FAHA
Hong Lu, MB PhD FAHA
Sanjana Dayal, PhD FAHA
Masahiro Koseki, MD PhD FAHA

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

Yasuhiro Izumiya, MD PhD FAHA
Lufang Zhou, PhD FAHA
Can Ozan Tan, PhD MSc FAHA
Mahmood Khan, BS MS FAHA
Mark J. Kohr, PhD FAHA
Benjamin W. Van Tassell, PharmD FAHA
Wayne Balkan, PhD FAHA
Dipanjan Pan, PhD FAHA
Scott P. Levick, PhD FAHA
Charles K. Thodeti, PhD MSc FAHA
Utako Yokoyama, MD PhD FAHA
Patrick G. Burgon, PhD FAHA
Michael P. Czubryt, PhD FAHA
Yasuhiro Maejima, MD PhD FAHA
Susan A. Marsh, PhD FAHA
Rajasekaran Namakkal-Soorappan, PhD MSc FAHA
Hemal H. Patel, PhD FAHA
Jun Pu, MD PhD FAHA
Jianxin Sun, PhD MSc FAHA
Douglas G. Tilley, PhD FAHA

Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD)

John J. Warner, MD MBA FAHA
Navin K. Kapur, MD FAHA
Randall C. Starling, MD MPH FAHA
Paul J. Mather, MD FAHA
Barbara A. Pisani, DO FAHA
Robin S. Freedberg, MD FAHA
Adelaide A. Arruda-Olson, MD PhD FAHA
Michael H. Kim, MD FAHA
Jo E. Rodgers, PharmD FAHA
Frank A. McGrew, MD FAHA
Richard B. Stacey, MD FAHA
William L. Baker, PharmD FAHA
Michael Sacks, PhD FAHA
Rupak K. Banerjee, PhD FAHA
Takafumi Hiro, MD PhD FAHA
Dan Hu, MD PhD FAHA
Dan Dominic G. Ionescu, MD PhD FAHA
Heather M. Johnson, MD FAHA
Kristen K. Patton, MD FAHA
Curtis Rambaran, MD MBBS FAHA
Haruki Sekiguchi, MD PhD FAHA
Jacqueline E. Tamis Holland, MD FAHA
Sean Van Diepen, MD MSc FAHA
William Whang, MD FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY)

Allen D. Everett, MD FAHA
Brian D. Feingold, MD FAHA
Tomoyuki Miyamoto, MD FAHA
Jessica G. Woo, MHSc PhD FAHA
Andrew M. Atz, MD FAHA
Curtis G. DeGroff, MD MSEE FAHA
Walter H. Johnson, MD FAHA
Shaine A. Morris, MD FAHA
John C. Ralphe, MD FAHA
Justin P. Zachariah, MD FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention (CVRI)

J. Kevin DeMarco, MD FAHA
Bernhard L. Gerber, MD PhD FAHA
Joseph J. Gemmete, MD FAHA
Arunark Kolipaka, PhD FAHA
Willie J. Parks, MD FAHA
Brett Fenster, MD FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA)

Grayson H. Wheatley, MD FAHA
Kazuma Okamoto, MD PhD FAHA
Charles W. Hogue, MD FAHA
Cesario F. Bianchi, MD PhD MSc FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

Willie Mae Abel, PhD BSN MSN FAHA
Beverly A. Carlson, PhD RN CNS CCRN-K FAHA
Susan L. Dunn, PhD RN FAHA
Erin Poe Ferranti, PhD MPH RN FAHA
Anne M. Fink, PhD FAHA
Norma D. McNair, PhD RN ACNS-BC FAHA
Kathy Morrison, RN MSN FAHA
Kim S. Newlin, RN CNS ANP-C FAHA
Linda G. Park, PhD FNP-BC FAHA
K. M. Reeder, PhD RN FAHA
Kristen A. Sethares, PhD RN CNE FAHA
Michiko Tanaka, PhD RN FAHA
Cheryl A. Westlake, PhD RN ACNS-BC FAHA
Vicki Zeigler, PhD RN FAHA

Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI)

Kwok Leung Ong, PhD MPhil FAHA
Gregory Roth, MD MPH FAHA
Joseph Yeboah, MD FAHA
Ian J. Neeland, MD MPH FAHA
Eirini "Renata" Micha, RD PhD FAHA
James M. Shikany, DrPH PA-C FAHA
Stella Aslibekyan, PhD FAHA
Ambar Kulshreshtha, MD MPH PhD FAHA
Myron D. Gross, PhD FAHA
Ryan T. Demmer, MPH FAHA
Themistocles L. Assimes, MD PhD FAHA
Crystal N. Cene, MD FAHA
Jingzhong Ding, PhD FAHA
Suzanne E. Judd, PhD MPH FAHA
Fleetwood Loustalot, BSN PhD FNP FAHA
Leslie A. McClure, PhD FAHA
Andrew E. Moran, MD MPH FAHA
Kari E. North, MA FAHA
Julie K. Bower, PhD MPH FAHA

Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB)

Sharon Cresci, MD FAHA D.
Kent Arrell, PhD FAHA
Ahmed A.K. Hasan, MD PhD FAHA
Naveen L. Pereira, MBBS FAHA
Matthew Wolf, MD PhD FAHA
Marco V. Perez, MD FAHA
Brian J. Bennett, PhD FAHA
Mark E. Lindsay, MD PhD FAHA
Burridge W. Burridge, PhD BSC FAHA
Carolyn Ho, MD FAHA
Dan Hu, MD PhD FAHA
Michiel Rienstra, MD FAHA

Council on Hypertension (HTN)

Andreas M. Beyer, PhD FAHA
Meena S. Madhur, MD PhD FAHA
Michael K. Rakotz, MD FAHA
Paras Kumar K. Mishra, PhD FAHA
Aaron J. Polichnowski, PhD FAHA
Daniela Carnevale, PhD FAHA
Michael E. Hall, MD MSc FAHA
Steven D. Crowley, MD FAHA
Keisa W. Mathis , PhD FAHA
Gary L. Pierce, PhD FAHA

Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD)

James D. Stockand, PhD FAHA

Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health (LCH)

Damon L. Swift, MEd FAHA
Douglas W. Powell, PhD MA FAHA
Xuewen Wang, PhD MSED MB FAHA
Thomas Buford, PhD FAHA
Kristie J. Lancaster, PhD RD FAHA
Quinn R. Pack, MD MSc FAHA
Jacqueline D. Wright, MPH DPH FAHA
EunSeok Cha, MPH MSN FAHA
Mary Jane Geiger, MD PhD FAHA
Bethany Barone Gibbs, PhD ScM FAHA
Margaret B. Conroy, MD MPH FAHA
Marcia D. de Oliveira Otto, PhD FAHA
Christopher D. Gardner, PhD FAHA
Kristen G. Hairston, MD FAHA
Leonard A. Kaminsky, PhD FAHA
Chong D. Lee, EdD MEd FAHA
Saverio Stranges, MD PhD FAHA
Anne N. Thorndike, MD FAHA

Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Brian H. Annex, MD FAHA
Abdullah Omari, PhD MBBS FAHA
Elias H. Kassab, MD FAHA
Thomas S. Monahan, MD FAHA
Umberto Campia, MD MSc FAHA
Ngan F. Huang, PhD FAHA

Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR)

Michael Dorsch, PharmD MSc FAHA
Robert F. Riley, MD FAHA
Ying Xian, MD PhD FAHA
Peter W. Groeneveld, MD FAHA
Karin H. Humphries, DSc FAHA
Harindra C. Wijeysundera, MD PhD FAHA

Stroke Council (STROKE)

Carlo W. Cereda, MD FAHA
Aichi Chien, ME PhD FAHA
Kamel Elzawahry, MD FAHA
Justin F. Fraser, MD FAHA
Brenda J. Johnson, BSN MS DNP NP FAHA
Mark D. Johnson, MD FAHA
Lori C. Jordon, MD PhD FAHA
Jason S. Mackey, MD FAHA
Joshua E. Medow, MD MSc FAHA
Sonal Mehta, MBBS FAHA
Kazuma Nakagawa, MD FAHA
Javier M. Romero, MD FAHA
Robert N. Sawyer, MD FAHA
Hideo Shichinohe, MD PhD FAHA
Jason J. Sico, MD MHSc FAHA
Farida Sohrabji, PhD FAHA
Hong Sun, MD PhD FAHA
Jeffrey A. Switzer, DO FAHA
Carolee J. Winstein, PhD FAHA
Michael G. Abraham, MD FAHA
Jaroslaw Aronowski, PhD FAHA
Hee-joon Bae, PhD FAHA
Lauren A. Beslow, MD FAHA
Oleg Y. Chernyshev, MD FAHA
Douglas M. Franz, MD FAHA
Nneka L. Ifejika, MD FAHA
Manabu Inoue, MD PhD FAHA
Romesh Markus, MBChB PhD FAHA
Elisabeth B. Marsh, MD FAHA
Ashkan Mowla, MD FAHA
Michael T. Mullen, MD FAHA
Tavarekere N. Nagaraja, MSc PhD FAHA
Soojin Park, MD FAHA
Michael F. Waters, MD FAHA