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Conference Faculty

Conference Co-Chairs Jamil Aboulhosn, MD, and John Child, MD, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, have convened a faculty consisting of top national and international congenital heart defect experts.

Invited participants include:

  • Wendy Book, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Craig Broberg, MD, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Paul Cardall, author of “Before My Heart Stops: A Memoir”
  • Curt J. Daniels, MD, The Ohio State University
  • Michael G. Earing, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Elyse Foster, MD, University of California San Francisco Medical Center
  • Michelle Z. Gurvitz, MD, MS, Boston Adult Congenital Heart Service
  • Daphne Hsu, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Karen S. Kuehl, MD, MPH, George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Hillel Laks, MD, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
  • Michael Landzberg, MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Ariane Marelli, MD, McGill University
  • Michael McConnell, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Michael D. McGoon, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Daniel J. Murphy, Jr., MD, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Joseph K. Perloff, MD, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
  • Abraham Rothman, MD, University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Ronen Rozenblum, PhD, MPH, Harvard Medical School
  • Yaffa Rubinstein, PhD, National Organization for Rare Disorders, National Institutes of Health
  • Amy Verstappen, ACHA President/CEO
  • Carole A. Warnes, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Roberta G. Williams, MD, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
  • Angela Yetman, MD, University of Utah Health Sciences Center
  • Paul B. Yu, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School