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James D. Fett, M.D.

Co-Director of PPCM Network and PPCM Consultant

Lacey, WA

Tel:   360-438-5270


1. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dennis McNamara, M.D.
Director of Heart Failure/Transplantation Program
Co-Director of PPCM Network and National Principal Investigator of IPAC Study

Pittsburgh, PA
Tel: 412-648-6598


2. University of Southern California


Professor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Tel: 323-226-7541


3. Mayo Clinic

Leslie Cooper, MD

Cardiovascular Research Studies Unit, Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Tel:  507-266-1981


4. Massachusetts General

Marc J. Semigran, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA



5. Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael M. Givertz, MD 
Medical Director, Heart Transplant and Circulatory Assist
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA  02115
Tel: 617-732-7367




6. Cleveland Clinic

Eileen Hsich, MD

Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH           

Tel:  216 444-7527


7. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

John Boehmer, MD 

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

Tel:  717-531-8407


8. Thomas Jefferson University

Paul Mather, MD

Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center

Jefferson Heart Institute, Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Tel:  215-955-2050


9. University of Rochester

Jeffrey Alexis, MD
Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiologist, University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
Tel:  585-273-3760


10, Medical College of Georgia

John Thornton, MD

Section of Cardiology, Medical College of Georgia

Augusta, GA

Tel: 706-721-2426


11. Louisiana State University

Kalgi Modi, M.D. FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Echocardiography Laboratory

Louisiana State University

Shreveport, LA

Tel:  318-675-5943


12. Morristown

Jordan Safirstein, MD

Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute

Morristown, NJ

Tel:  973-586-3400

13. University of Texas, SW

David W. Markham, MD, MSc
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Division of Cardiology, Heart Failure and Transplantation

Dallas, TX
Tel: 214-645-8300


14. Johns Hopkins

Ilan Wittstein, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

Tel: 410-614-6258


15. Wake Forest

Dr. Vinay Thohan

Associate Professor of Medicine/Cardiology

Medical Director of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem, NC 

Tel:  336-716-3095


16. Jewish General

Dr. Richard Sheppard, MD FRCPC

Heart Function Clinic, Jewish General Hospital

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Tel: 514-340-8222 ex 3838


17. Newark

Mark J. Zucker, MD

Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Newark, NJ

Tel:  973-926-7205 


18. Intermountain

Rami Alharethi, MD

Intermountain Medical Center

Murray, Utah

Tel:  801-507-4000


19.  University of Illinois at Chicago

Joan Briller, M.D.

Department Cardiology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL

Tel: 312-96-6730


20. Duke

G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Heart Failure Research, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University Medical Center

Durham, NC
Tel: 919-668-8919

21. Kentucky

Navin Rajagopalan, MD

Director, Heart Failure

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Tel: 859-323-3705


22. Miami

Sandra V. Chaparro, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Heart Failure and Transplant Program, Cardiovascular Medicine

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL 33125

Tel:  305-243-4813


23. Maryland

Gautam Ramani, MD

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

Tel:  410-328-2613


24. Columbia University: 

Donna Mancini, MD   [Jennifer Haythe, MD, Lead Investigator PCN/IPAC, Tel 212-305-


Geier Clinical Research Program

Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

Tel:  212-305-1368


25. Washington University

Gregory Ewald, M.D

Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

St. Louis, MO

Tel:  800-521-3275


26. Baylor 

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD

The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair and Professor of Medicine

Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research,

Baylor College of Medicine 

Chief, Cardiology Section,Michael E. DeBakey VA Med.Center  

Houston TX

Tel: 713-794-8019



27. Stony Brook

Hal Skopicki, MD, PhD 

Kathleen Stergiopolous, MD, PhD

The Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Center at the Stony University Medical Center

Islandia, NY

Tel:  631-444-4691 or 631-444-4692

28. Vanderbilt

Julie B. Damp, MD, FACC

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN 37232

Tel:  615-322-2318


29. Calgary

Angela Kealey, MD

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Tel:  403-944-8081


30. Detroit

Jalal K. Ghali, M.D.

Detroit Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute

Detroit, MI

Tel:  313-745-0100



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