2020 featured faculty

Hear about the latest breakthroughs, the hottest topics and what the future holds for cardiovascular science and health care from the world-renowned faculty at Scientific Sessions 2020.


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Keynote speakers

Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MS, FAAN, FAHA
Conner Lecture, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST, Saturday, Nov. 14

Eugene Braunwald, MD
Opening Session, 9:24-9:44 a.m. CST, Friday, Nov. 13

Elazer R. Edelman, MD, PhD
Science Catalyst Keynote, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST, Tuesday, Nov. 17

Anthony S. Fauci, MD
COVID-19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges, 10:30-10:40 a.m. CST, Tuesday, Nov. 17

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, FAHA
Distinguished Scientist Lecture: The Inflection Point: Ideas for Accelerating Breakthroughs and Improving Cardiovascular Health, 9-10 a.m. CST, Tuesday, Nov. 17

Peter M. Rothwell, PhD
Paul Dudley White Lecture: Blood Pressure and the Brain: The Neurology of Hypertension, 12:05-12:30 p.m. CST, Monday, Nov. 16

David R. Williams, MD, PhD, MPH
Understanding the Science of Racism and Cardiovascular Health, 9-9:12 a.m. CST, Saturday, Nov. 14

Nanette K. Wenger, MD, FAHA
Opening Session, 9:24-9:44 a.m., Friday, Nov. 13


Basic Science

Martin Bennett, MB, BCH
Alan Daugherty, PhD
Jane E. Freedman, MD
Eduardo Marban, MD
Christine E. Seidman, MD


Clinical Science

Jeroen J. Bax, PhD
Biykem Bozkurt, MD
John J. McMurray, MD
Roxana Mehran, MD
Pamela K. Woodard, MD


Population Science

Michelle A. Albert, MD, MPH, FAHA
Gregg C. Fonarow, MD
Karen E. Joynt Maddox, MD
Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, MD, MPH, FAHA
Neil J. Stone, MD, FAHA