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Faculty

Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Jonathan Howlett

Jonathan Howlett

MD, FRCPC, FACC
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, South Health Campus, Calgary
Past President, Canadian Heart Failure Society
Calgary, AB
See Biography
Mansoor Husain

Mansoor Husain

MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Executive Director, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Director, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Serge Lepage

Serge Lepage

MD, FRCPC, CSPQ
Full Professor
Director, Heart Function Clinic, Department of cardiology, Université de Sherbrooke
Past President, Quebec Heart Failure Society
Sherbrooke, QC
See Biography

Planning Committee Members

Carolina Alba

Carolina Alba

MD
Clinician-scientist, Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant, Toronto General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Tina Binesh Marvasti

Tina Binesh Marvasti

MD/PhD Candidate, Year 3
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Michael Farkouh

Michael Farkouh

MD, FRCPC, MSc, FACC, FAHA
Vice-Chair, Research, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Peter Munk Chair in Multinational Clinical Trials, UHN
Director, Heart and Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence
Clinical Researcher, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Karen Harkness

Karen Harkness

RN, PhD, CCN(C), CHFN
Clinical Lead, Cardiac Care Network
Assistant Clinical Professor, McMaster University
Nurse Clinician, Heart Function Clinic
Hamilton, ON
See Biography
Raymond Kim

Raymond Kim

MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCCMG, FACMG
Assistant Professor, Medicine, University of Toronto
Scientific Lead, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Medical Geneticist, University Health Network
Medical Geneticist, The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald

MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Division of Cardiology
Director, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Fellowship Program
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Eileen O’Meara

Eileen O’Meara

MD
Cardiologist
Associate professor of medicine, Université de Montréal, Montreal Heart Institute
Montreal, QC
See Biography
Vivek Rao

Vivek Rao

MD, MSc, PhD, FRCSC
Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program
Munk Chair in Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics
Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Craig Simmons

Craig Simmons

PhD PEng FCSME
Distinguished Professor of Mechanobiology
Director, Translational Biology and Engineering Program, University of Toronto
Scientific Lead, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Shelley Zieroth

Shelley Zieroth

MD, FCCS, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor, Section of Cardiology
Director, SBH Heart Failure and Transplant Clinics
Head, Medical Heart Failure Program
WRHA Cardiac Sciences Program
CHFS Executive, Vice President
Winnipeg, MB
See Biography

Faculty

Vineeta Ahooja

Vineeta Ahooja

MD, FACC, FASE
Cardiologist
Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Heart Health Institute
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Larry Allen

Larry Allen

MD, MHS
Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Head, Clinical Affairs, Cardiology
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure
Denver, CO
See Biography
Phyllis Billia

Phyllis Billia

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Clinician-Scientist, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, UHN
Co-Director, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre Cardiovascular Biobank
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Benoit Bruneau

Benoit Bruneau

PhD
Associate Director and William H. Younger Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
See Biography
Jillianne Code

Jillianne Code

PhD
President & Co-Founder, HeartLife Foundation
Assistant Professor of Education, University of British Columbia
Heart Failure Survivor, 2-Time Heart Transplant Recipient
Vancouver, BC
See Biography
Kim Connelly

Kim Connelly

MBBS, FRACP, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Martin Cowie

Martin Cowie

MD, MSc, FRCP, FRCP (Ed), FESC, FHFA
Professor of Cardiology, Imperial College London (Royal Brompton Hospital)
Non-Executive Director, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Chairman, Digital Cardiology Committee, European Society of Cardiology
London, UK
See Biography
Justin Ezekowitz

Justin Ezekowitz

MB BCh, MSc
Professor, University of Alberta
Director, Heart Function Clinic
AHFMR Population Health Investigator
Cardiologist, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Edmonton, AB
See Biography
Nowell Fine

Nowell Fine

MD, SM, FRCPC
Director of Echocardiography
Clinical Assistant Professor of Cardiac Sciences, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta
Cummings School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Calgary, AB
See Biography
Birgit Funke

Birgit Funke

PhD, FACMG
Vice President Clinical Affairs, Veritas Genetics
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School/MGH
Boston, MA
See Biography
Natalie Galant

Natalie Galant

PhD
Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Academic Don, Life Sciences, Trinity College, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Nadia Giannetti

Nadia Giannetti

MDCM, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Medical Director, Heart Failure and Heart Transplant Program
Chief, Division of Cardiology
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, QC
See Biography
Anna Goldenberg

Anna Goldenberg

PhD
Canada Research Chair, Computational Medicine
Scientists, Genetics & Genome Biology, SickKids Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Anthony Gramolini

Anthony Gramolini

PhD
Principal investigator, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Professor and Cardiovascular Platform Head, University of Toronto Dept. of Physiology
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton

MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto
Senior Associate Scientist, SickKids Research Institute
Cardiologist, The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Carolyn Ho

Carolyn Ho

MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
See Biography
Douglas Lee

Douglas Lee

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Ted Rogers Chair in Heart Function Outcomes, Division of Cardiology, University Health Network
Cardiovascular Program Lead, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Ren-Ke Li

Ren-Ke Li

MD, PhD, FCAHS
Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, University Health Network
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Peter Liu

Peter Liu

MD, FRCPC
Chief Scientific Officer & Vice President, Research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
See Biography
John McMurray

John McMurray

BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA, FRSE, FMedSci
Professor of Medical Cardiology and Deputy Director (Clinical), Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
See Biography
Javid Moslehi

Javid Moslehi

MD
Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
See Biography
Nicolas Noiseux

Nicolas Noiseux

MD, FRCS(C), MSc Molecular Biology, BSc Biochemistry
Cardiac surgeon
Full professor tenured, Department of Surgery University of Montréal
Clinician researcher Scholar Senior FRQS
Director of Research Cardiac surgery CHUM
Montreal, QC
See Biography
Gavin Oudit

Gavin Oudit

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta
Clinician-Scientist, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Director, Heart Function Clinic
Canada Research Chair in Heart Failure
Division of Cardiology, 2C2 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
Edmonton, Alberta
See Biography
Stephanie Poon

Stephanie Poon

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Cardiologist
Co-Director, Heart Failure and Rapid Cardiology Assessment Clinic, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Aaron Schimmer

Aaron Schimmer

MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor, Medicine, Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Physician, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Physician, Senior Scientist, Associate Director, Ontario Cancer Institute
Baker Chair in Leukemia and Related Diseases, University Health Network
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Leah Steinberg

Leah Steinberg

MD, MA, FCFP
Lead, Palliative Care Consult Team, Mount Sinai Hospital
Assistant Professor, Division of Palliative Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Patricia Strachan

Patricia Strachan

RN PhD
Associate Professor, McMaster University, School of Nursing
Hamilton, ON
See Biography
Elizabeth Swiggum

Elizabeth Swiggum

MD, FRCP(C)
Cardiologist
Medical Director, Heart Function Clinic, Royal Jubilee Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Division of Cardiology
Victoria, BC
See Biography
Bernardo Trigatti

Bernardo Trigatti

PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University
Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute
David Braley Cardiac, Vascular and Stroke Research Institute, Hamilton General Hospital
Hamilton, ON
See Biography
Sara Vasconcelos

Sara Vasconcelos

PhD
Assistant Scientist, Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Subodh Verma

Subodh Verma

MD, PhD, FRCSC, FAHA
Cardiac Surgeon, St. Michael’s Hospital
Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael's Hospital
Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Atherosclerosis
Toronto, ON
See Biography
Sean Virani

Sean Virani

MD, MSc, MPH, FRCPC, FCCS
Associate Professor of Medicine, UBC
Senior Medical Advisor, Cardiac Services BC
President, Canadian Heart Failure Society
Medical Director, HeartLife Foundation
Vancouver, BC
See Biography