Medical Advisory Board

ACHA thanks the remarkable contributions of our Medical Advisory Board. This group of top physicians and healthcare providers in the CHD field provides expert input and oversight for all ACHA activities involving medical, scientific and/or medical profession related content.

They offer expert opinions on research and medical developments in CHD and the needs of the CHD population and assure that ACHA policies meet the highest standards of scientific need and accuracy.

Michael R. McMullan

Michael R. McMullan, MD, FACC
Professor, Department of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program
University of MS Medical Center

Jonathan N. Menachem

Jonathan N. Menachem, MD 
Heart Failure and Transplantation Section
Director, Advanced Congenital Cardiac Therapies (ACCT)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Tabitha G. Moe

Tabitha G. Moe, MD, FACC
Adult Congenital Cardiology
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease
Arizona Cardiology Group
Phoenix, AZ

Jeremy Nicolarsen

Jeremy Nicolarsen, MD, FACC
Director, Providence Adult and Teen Congenital Heart Program (PATCH)
Providence Center for Congenital Heart Disease
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital, Spokane, WA

Disty Pearson

Disty Pearson, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Boston Adult Congenital Heart Program (BACH) and Pulmonary Hypertension Service (PHT)
Children's Hospital Boston/Brigham and Women's Hospital

Marlon Rosenbaum

Marlon Rosenbaum, MD
Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease,
Columbia University, New York, NY

Ronen Rozenblum

Ronen Rozenblum, PhD, MPH
Director, The Unit for Innovative Healthcare Practice & Technology
Research Associate, The Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice/Brigham & Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston

Karen Stout

Karen Stout, MD
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Associate Professor, Cardiology/Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor, Cardiology/Pediatrics
University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA

Fred M. Wu

Fred M. Wu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Attending Cardiologist, Boston Adult Congenital Heart and Pulmonary Hypertension Service
Boston Children's Hospital/Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA


Ali Zaidi

Ali Zaidi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Center
Director of Pediatrics to Adult Transition of Care Program
Director of Academic Affairs, Division of Pediatric Cardiology 
Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Emeritus Members

Naser M. Ammash

Naser M. Ammash, MD
Professor of Medicine
Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases
Co-director, Echocardiography Laboratory
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN