AHA Fellows and International Fellows

Class of 2017

The American Heart Association / American Stroke Association welcomes Fellows and International Fellows elected in 2017. This honor recognizes members for their scientific and professional accomplishments, and volunteer leadership and service.

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

  • Janet E. Bray, RN, PhD, FAHA
  • Peter T. Morley, MBBS, FAHA
  • James H. Paxton, MD, MBA, FAHA
  • Bo Løfgren, PhD, FAHA

Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB)

  • Zsolt Bagi, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Georges P. Hajj, MD, FAHA
  • Hisanori Kosuge, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Wei Li, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Qing Miao, PhD, FAHA
  • Sajesh Parathath, PhD, FAHA
  • Daisy Sahoo, PhD, FAHA
  • Guillermo Vazquez, PhD, FAHA
  • Xiaowei Wang, PhD, FAHA
  • Connie W. Woo, PhD, RPh, FAHA
  • Jun Yu, MD, FAHA
  • John A. Curci, MD, FAHA
  • Xueting Jin, MD, FAHA
  • Susan M. Lessner, PhD, FAHA
  • Junji Moriya, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Vasanthy Narayanaswami, PhD, FAHA
  • Roman N. Rodionov, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Gregory C. Shearer, PhD, FAHA
  • Hiromi Yanagisawa, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Changcheng Zhou, PhD, FAHA

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

  • Heng-Jie F. Cheng, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Alisa Clyne, PhD, FAHA
  • Diane Fatkin, MD, BSc, FAHA
  • Anthony O. Gramolini, MSc, PhD, FAHA
  • Saptarsi Haldar, MD, FAHA
  • Stefan E. Hardt, MD, FAHA
  • Sabzali Javadov, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Sreejayan Nair, PhD, FAHA
  • Andreas Zirlik, MD, FAHA
  • Pilar Alcaide, PhD, FAHA
  • Lauren D. Black, PhD, FAHA
  • Eduard I. Dedkov, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Konstantinos Drosatos, PhD, FAHA
  • Aldrin V. Gomez, PhD, FAHA
  • Ganesh V. Halade, PhD, FAHA
  • Yi Hong, PhD, FAHA
  • Ho-Wook Jun, PhD, FAHA
  • Alina Maloyan, PhD, FAHA
  • Ritesh Tandon, PhD, FAHA
  • Adam R. Wende, PhD, FAHA
  • Phillip C. Yang, MD, FAHA

Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD)

  • Marie-Annick Clavel, DVM, PhD, FAHA
  • Joel C. Marrs, PharmD, FAHA
  • Pranav M. Patel, MD, FAHA
  • Ryota Sakurai, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Ayyaz Sultan, MBBS, FAHA
  • Germán V. Valenzuela, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Juan F. Viles Gonzalez, MD, FAHA
  • Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FAHA
  • Khalid Bin Thani, MD, FAHA
  • Abdulla A. Damluji, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Francesca N. Delling, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Jean-bernard Durand, MD, FAHA
  • Milan Gupta, MD, FAHA
  • Ravi S. Hira, MD, FAHA
  • Candace YW. Lee, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Mark S. Link, MD, FAHA
  • Dimitrios Maragiannis, MD, FAHA
  • Kazuaki Negishi, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Luis Rodriguez Padial, MD, PhD, EdD, MBA, FAHA
  • Puja B. Parikh, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Jorge F. Saucedo, MD, MBA, FAHA
  • Timothy C. Tan, PhD, FAHA
  • Armistead L. Wellford, MD, FAHA
  • Kristine Yee, DVM, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young (CVDY)

  • Susan P. Etheridge, MD, FAHA
  • Vernat  Exil, MD, MBA, FAHA
  • Christopher F. Spurney, MD, FAHA
  • Charles I. Berul, MD, FAHA
  • Sarah D. de Ferranti, MD, FAHA
  • Yuk M. Law, MD, FAHA
  • Tomoaki  Murakami, MD, PhD, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention (CVRI)

  • Benoit Desjardins, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Chetan Shenoy, MBBS, FAHA
  • Alfonso H. Waller, MD, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA)

  • Michele De Bonis, MD, FAHA
  • David Faraoni, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Carlo Fino, MD, FAHA
  • Scott A. Shappell, PhD, FAHA

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

  • Salah Al-Zaiti, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAHA
  • Susan J. Ashcraft, RN, DNP, FAHA
  • Elena Flowers, RN, MAS, MS, CNS, PhD, FAHA
  • Trudy Gaillard, PhD, RN, FAHA
  • Theresa L. Green, PhD, MSc, FAHA
  • Mary E. Kelly, BSN, MBA, FAHA
  • Sarah Livesay, DNP, RN, MSN, FAHA
  • Mary E. Lough, PhD, RN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, FAHA
  • Gayenell S. Magwood, PhD, RN, FAHA
  • Margaret M. McCarthy, PhD, FAHA
  • Gia Mudd-Martin, Ph, RN, MPH, FAHA
  • Tone M Norekvål, PhD, MSc, FAHA
  • Martha Power, RN, MSN, APRN, SCRN, FAHA
  • Houry Puzantian, PhD, RN, MSc, FAHA
  • Erica N. Schorr, PhD, RN, BSBA, FAHA

Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (EPI)

  • Hernan F. Bayona, MD, FAHA
  • Aedin M. Cassidy, PhD, FAHA
  • Alanna M. Chamberlain, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Lori B. Daniels, MD, MAS, FAHA
  • Jorge  Escobedo, MD, MPH, MSc, FAHA
  • Pamela L. Lutsey, PhD, FAHA
  • Robert K. Merritt, MA, FAHA
  • Yves D. Rosenberg, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Elena  Salmoirago-Blotcher, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Emily B. Schroeder, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Hossein  Bahrami, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Mario  Di Napoli, MD, FAHA
  • Kiarri  Kershaw, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS, FAHA
  • Katsuyuki  Miura, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Paul  Muntner, PhD, MHS, FAHA
  • Uchechukwu  Sampson, MD, MSc, MBA, MPH, MS, FAHA
  • Ravi  Shah, MD, FAHA
  • John T. Wilkins, MD, MS, FAHA

Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB)

  • Charbel Abi Khalil, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Julio D. Duarte, PharmD, PhD, FAHA

Council on Hypertension (HTN)

  • Wissam AbouAlaiwi, PhD, FAHA
  • Neeraj Dhaun, MBChB, PhD, FAHA
  • Tanja Dudenbostel, MD, FAHA
  • Styliani Goulopoulou, PhD, FAHA
  • Hana A. Itani, PhD, FAHA
  • Annet Kirabo, DVM, MSc, PhD, FAHA
  • Gavin W. Lambert, PhD, FAHA
  • Patrick Osei Owusu, PhD, FAHA
  • Fouad A. Zouein, PhD, FAHA
  • Nirankar Singh Neki, MD, FAHA

Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD)

  • Oleg Palygin, PhD, FAHA
  • Alan Pao, MD, FAHA
  • Alexander Staruschenko, PhD, FAHA
  • Vivek Bhalla, MD, FAHA

Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health (LCH)

  • Patrick J. Dunn, PhD, MS, MBA, FAHA
  • Josiemer Mattei, PhD, MPH, FAHA
  • Demetra D. Christou, PhD, FAHA
  • Michael A. Grandner, PhD, FAHA
  • Scott A. Lear, PhD, FAHA
  • Linda E. May, MS, PhD, FAHA
  • Jonathan D. Newman, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Lekki C. Wood, PhD, MSc, FAHA

Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

  • Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD, FAHA

Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR)

  • Karen E. Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • William R. Lewis, MD, FAHA
  • Mark Monane, MD, MS, MBA, FAHA
  • Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Colleen K. McIlvennan, DNP, FAHA

Stroke Council (STROKE)

  • Sameer A. Ansari, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Jun Chen, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Steven C. Cramer, MD, FAHA
  • Andrew F. Ducruet, MD, FAHA
  • Nada K. El Husseini, MD, MHSc, FAHA
  • Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA, FAHA
  • Chaitali Ghosh, PhD, FAHA
  • Mayank Goyal, MD, FAHA
  • Haitham M. Hussein, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Masafumi Ihara, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Theodore C. Larson MD, FAHA
  • JuliusGene S. Latorre, MD, MPH, FAHA
  • Cemal B. Sozener, MD, ME, FAHA
  • Waimei A. Tai, MD, FAHA
  • Takenori Yamaguchi, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Ted M. Dawson, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • Mario Di Napoli, MD, FAHA
  • Lucas Elijovich, MD, FAHA
  • Michael D. Hill, MD, MSc, FAHA
  • Marc A. Lazzaro, MD, FAHA
  • Yu Luo, MS, PhD, FAHA
  • Matthew B. Maas, MD, FAHA
  • Amer M. Malik, MD, MBA, FAHA
  • Vivek Misra, MD, FAHA
  • Jason T. Nomura, MD, FAHA
  • Sang Min Sung, MD, PhD, MSc, FAHA