Welcome new 2020 American Heart Association Fellows

Now more than ever, it’s important to take the time to celebrate. Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues who are Fellows of the American Heart Association (FAHA).


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Highly competitive, election as a Fellow of the American Heart Association recognizes the recipient’s scientific accomplishments, volunteer leadership and service. Earning the FAHA credential demonstrates to colleagues and patients that the recipient has been welcomed into one of the world’s most eminent organizations of cardiovascular and stroke professionals. 

Thank you for your outstanding contributions to the field. 

 3CPR 

Danny Chu, MD, FAHA 

Mingxia Gu, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Tomas Konecny, MD, FAHA 

Roberto F. Machado, MD, FAHA 

Kurt Ruetzler, MD, FAHA 

ATVB 

Blake J. Cochran, PhD, FAHA 

Eugenia Gianos, MD, FAHA 

Genesio Karere, PhD, FAHA 

Sumitra Miriyala, PhD, MBA, FAHA 

Kenneth T. Moore, MS, FAHA 

Gissette Reyes-Soffer, MD, FAHA 

Cynthia St. Hilaire, PhD, FAHA 

Venkateswaran Subramanian, PhD, FAHA 

Hagai Tavori, PhD, FAHA 

Mohamed A. Zayed, MD, PhD, FAHA 

BCVS 

Ademuyiwa Aromolaran, Msc, PhD, FAHA 

Aarti Asnani, MD, FAHA 

Joey V. Barnett, PhD, FAHA 

Brandon Biesiadecki, PhD, FAHA 

Sanjiv Dhingra, Msc, PhD, FAHA 

Asish K. Ghosh, MS, PhD, FAHA 

Peter V. Johnston, MD, FAHA 

Sandra Jones, BSc, PhD, FAHA 

Prabhakara R. Nagareddy, MPharm, MSc, PhD, FAHA 

Murugesan Rajaram, PhD, FAHA 

Ippei Shimizu, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Yi Tan, PhD, FAHA 

Min Xie, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Mingxing Xie, MS, PhD, FAHA 

Donghui Zhu, PhD, FAHA 

CLCD 

Ana Barac, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Joe B. Calkins, MD 

Manouchkathe Cassagnol, PharmD, FAHA 

Janice Y. Chyou, MD, FAHA 

José Albuquerque de Figueiredo Neto, MD, PhD, FAHA 

 Anil Dhall, MD, DM, FAHA 

Camille G. Frazier-Mills, MD, MHS, FAHA 

Nasrien E. Ibrahim, MD, FAHA 

Sabrina Islam, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FAHA 

Jason N. Katz, MD, MHS, FAHA 

Antony K. Lau, MBBS, PhD, FAHA 

Deborah Lockwood, MB, BCh, MA, MRCP, FAHA 

Mohammad Madjid, MD, MS, FAHA 

Nishaki K. Mehta, MD, FAHA 

Alanna A. Morris, MD, MSc, FAHA 

Ajith Nair, MD, FAHA 

Smita I. Negi, MD, FAHA 

Željko Reiner, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Andrea M. Russo, MD, FAHA 

Jennifer A. Rymer, MD, MBA, FAHA 

Siu-Hin Wan, MD, FAHA 

CVRI 

Daniel B. Ennis, PhD, FAHA 

Maureen P. Kohi, MD, FAHA 

CVSA 

Vincent Chan, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Piroze M. Davierwala, MD, MS, MCh, FAHA 

Kamrouz Ghadimi, MD, FAHA 

Michael E. Jessen, MD, FAHA 

Jamshid Karimov, MD, PhD, MCH, FAHA 

Matthias Peltz, MD, FAHA 

CVSN 

Annette L. Baker, RN, BSN, MSN, CPNP, FAHA 

Billy A. Caceres, PhD, RN, AGPCNP-BC, FAHA 

Sylvia W. Coleman, RN, BSN, MPH, CLNC, FAHA 

Yamnia I. Cortés, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, FAHA 

Wendy Dusenbury, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, AGACNPBC, ANVP-BC, FAHA 

Mary Heitschmidt, RN, PhD, APN, CCRN-K, FAHA 

Barbara Hinch, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAHA 

Seon Young Hwang, RN, PhD, FAHA 

Miyeon Jung, PhD, RN, FAHA 

 Ann M. Leonhardt-Caprio, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FAHA 

Britt F. Pados, PhD, RN, NNP-BC, FAHA 

Jennifer K. Peterson, PhD, APRN-CNS, CCNS, FAHA 

Mary Rezk-Hanna, PhD, NP, FAHA 

Tiffany O. Sheehan, PhD, RN, SCRN, ASC-BC, FAHA 

Stephanie Turrise, PhD, RN-BC, APRN, CNE, CHFN-K, FAHA 

Kelly L. Wierenga, PhD, RN, FAHA 

JoEllen Wilbur, PhD, RN, FAHA 

EPI 

Tracy Baynard, PhD, FAHA 

Amelia K. Boehme, PhD, MSPH, FAHA 

Todd M. Brown, MD, MSPH, FAHA 

Kelly Evenson, PhD, MS, FAHA 

Whitney R. Garney, PhD, MPH, FAHA 

Philimon N. Gona, PhD, MPH, FAHA 

Parag H. Joshi, MD, MHS, FAHA 

Gen-Min Lin, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Hadii M. Mamudu, PhD, MPA, FAHA 

Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin, PhD, MPH, FAHA 

Ann M. Navar, MD, MHS, PhD, FAHA 

Ambarish Pandey, MD, MSCS, FAHA 

Jane EB. Reusch, MD, FAHA 

Michael D. Shapiro, DO, MPH, FAHA 

Sakima Smith, MD, MPH, FAHA 

GPM 

Charlotte Andersson, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Allison L. Cirino, MS, FAHA 

Sharlene Day, MD, FAHA 

Deepak K. Gupta, MD, MSc, FAHA 

Neal K. Lakdawala, MD, FAHA 

Jonathan D. Mosley, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Nathan Stitziel, MD, PhD, FAHA 

HYPERTENSION 

Swapnil Hiremath, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Cameron McCarthy, PhD, FAHA 

Marcel Ruzicka, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Robert C. Speth, PhD, FAHA 

Camilla F. Wenceslau, MS, PhD, FAHA 

 KCVD 

Nisha Bansal, MD, MAS, FAHA 

Michelle L. Gumz, PhD, FAHA 

Robert S. Hoover, MD, FAHA 

Rajesh Mohandas, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Janani Rangaswami, MD, FAHA 

Ekamol Tantisattamo, MD, FAHA 

LIFESTYLE 

Colin R. Carriker, PhD, EP-C, FAHA 

Stephanie Chung, MBBS, FAHA 

Laura F. DeFina, MD, FAHA 

Jill L. Kaar, PhD, FAHA 

Deepika Laddu, PhD, FAHA 

Abbi D. Lane-Cordova, PhD, FAHA 

Xiaoran Liu, PhD, MS, FAHA 

John D. Omura, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Kristina S. Petersen, PhD, APD, FAHA 

Marie Eve Piche, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Jorge Plutzky, MD, FAHA 

Maya K. Vadiveloo, PhD, RD, FAHA 

PVD 

Saurav Chatterjee, MD, FAHA 

Jon C. George, MD, FAHA 

Yogendra Kanthi, MD, FAHA 

QCOR 

Xiaoxi Yao, MPH, PhD, MS, FAHA 

Kori S. Zachrison, MD, MSc, FAHA 

STROKE 

Negar Asdaghi, MD, MSc, FAHA 

Graham C. Beacom, MBBS, FAHA 

Sherita N. Chapman, MD, FAHA 

Sallyann Coleman King, MD, MSc, FAHA 

Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, MD, FAHA 

Andrew W. Grande, MD, FAHA 

Emmanuel B. John, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH, MBA, FAHA 

Masahito Kawabori, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Naim N. Khoury, MD, MS, FAHA 

Charles E. Kircher, MD, FAHA 

Meng Lee, MD, FAHA 

Michael R. Levitt, MD, FAHA 

Tracy E. Madsen, MD, ScM, FAHA 

Nandakumar Nagaraja, MD, MS, FAHA 

Shahid Nimjee, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Robin Novakovic, MD, FAHA 

Laurie B. Paletz, BSN, PHN, RN, BC, SCRN, FAHA 

Radoslav Raychev, MD, FAHA 

Andrew N. Russman, DO, FAHA 

Sudhakar R. Satti, MD, FAHA 

Woo-Keun Seo, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Anjail Z. Sharrief, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Evgeny Sidorov, MD, PhD, MHA, FAHA 

Alexis N. Simpkins, MD, PhD, MSCR, FAHA 

Shlee S. Song, MD, FAHA 

Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Eduard Tiozzo, PhD, MSCTI, FAHA 

Farhaan Vahidy, MD, PhD, MPH, FAHA 

Barbara Voetsch, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Ashley M. Wabnitz, MD, FAHA 

YOUNG HEARTS 

Anne Dipchand, MD, FAHA 

Craig P. Dobson, MD, FAHA 

Raman K. Kumar, MD, DM, FAHA 

Vicki Mahan, MD, FAHA 

Michael Portman, MD, FAHA 

Thomas D. Ryan, MD, PhD, FAHA 

Elizabeth V. Saarel, MD, FAHA 

Satoshi Yasukochi, MD, FAHA