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Medical Advisory Board

ACHA thanks the Medical Advisory Board for their remarkable contributions to ACHA and the CHD community.

This group of top physicians and healthcare providers in the CHD field provides expert input and advice 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.

Michelle Z. Gurvitz

Michelle Z. Gurvitz, MD
Cardiologist, Children's Hospital Boston
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Ian Harris

Ian Harris, MD
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor,
University of California, San Francisco, CA

Scott Klewer

Scott Klewer, MD
Chief of Staff at University Medical Center,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


Adrienne Kovacs

Adrienne Kovacs, Ph.D
Director, Behavioral Cardiovascular Care
Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Karen S. Kuehl

Karen S. Kuehl, MD, MPH
Director, Washington Adult Congenital Heart Center
Children's National Medical Center & Washington Hospital Center
Professor, Child Health and Development
George Washington University School of Medicine

Michael J. Landzberg

Michael J. Landzberg, MD
Director, Boston Adult Congenital Heart Program (BACH) and Pulmonary Hypertension Service (PHT)
Children's Hospital Boston/Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Larry Latson

Larry Latson, MD
Director of Congenital Interventional Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

George Lui

George Lui, MD
Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Alison Knauth Meadows

Alison Knauth Meadows, MD, PhD
Director, ACHD Program, Northern California Kaiser Permanente
Associate Professor at University of California, San Francisco

Michael McConnell

Michael McConnell, MD
Co-Director, Emory Adult Congenital Cardiac Clinic
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine, Sibley Heart Center

Pamela D. Miner

Pamela D. Miner, NP
Nurse Practitioner, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

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

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