Planning Committee

M. Elizabeth Hale Hammond, MD

Dr. Hammond is Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is also the Chairman of the Department of Pathology at LDS Hospital and Urban Central Region, Intermountain Health Care in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has an active pathology practice in renal and cardiac pathology. She and her colleagues reported the first prospective series of patients with humorally mediated acute vascular rejection of the cardiac allograft. She is the author of 125 original publications and 14 book chapters.

Specialties:  Cardiac Pathology, Renal Pathology

 

Stavros G. Drakos, MD, PhD

Dr. Drakos is the Nora Eccles Treadwell Investigator Associate Professor of Cardiology and Director of Cardiovascular Research for the Division of Cardiology, U of Utah School of Medicine. He is the Co-Chief Heart Failure and Transplant Section and Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Program, Univ. of Utah Healthcare. His r... Read More

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

James C. Fang, MD

James Chen-tson Fang, M.D., is the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line at University of Utah Health Care.\r\nDr. Fang, who specializes in treatment of patients with heart failure, most recently held the Spitz Master Clinician Chair at Case Western Reserve Univ... Read More

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiology, General Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Edward Michael Gilbert, MD

Edward Michael Gilbert, MD is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Gilbert received his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and in Critical Care at Wayne State University. He completed his Cardiovascular Disease training at the University of U... Read More

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiology, Echocardiography, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Abdallah G. Kfoury, MD

Dr. Kfoury is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is Director of the Heart Failure Prevention and Treatment Program at Intermountain Healthcare and Director of the U.T.A.H. Cardiac Transplant Program. His clinical focus is Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support... Read More

Specialties: Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

Craig H. Selzman, MD

As a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the School of Medicine at the University of Utah, Dr. Selzman is heavily invested in the future of our next generation of physicians and surgeons. He is actively involved with medical student teaching, general surgical education, and training of young cardiac surgeons. He has been involved with educationa... Read More

Specialties: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Coronary Revascularization, Heart Failure, Heart Stem Cell Therapy, Heart Transplant, Lung Transplant, Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Surgical Ventricular Restoration, Valvular Heart Disease

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH

Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Stehlik has received his medical degree from Charles University in Prague and Masters in Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his training in Internal Medicine and in Cardiovascular Diseases a... Read More

Specialties: Cardiac Mechanical Support, Cardiology, Heart Failure, Heart Transplant

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