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.

Stephen R. Crumb

Stephen R. Crumb, DNP, AACC
Coordinator, COACH (Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart) Program 
The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

William R. Davidson

William R. Davidson, Jr., MD
Director, Program for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Professor of Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Penn State Heart & Vascular Institute, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Elyse Foster

Elyse Foster, MD, FACC
Professor of Clinical Medicine & Anesthesia
Araxe Vilensky Endowed Chair in Cardiology
Director, Echocardiography
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Service

Welton M. Gersony

Welton M. Gersony, MD
Director of the Pediatric Cardiology Center
Nadas Professor of Pediatric Cardiology 
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University, New York, NY

Michelle Z. Gurvitz

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

Joseph D. Kay

Joseph D. Kay, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
UC Denver ACHD Program Director

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

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

David J. Sahn

David J. Sahn, MD
Director, OHSU Interdisciplinary Program for Cardiac Imaging
Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), Diagnostic Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Biomedical Engineering
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Michael Singh

Michael Singh, MD
Inpatient Director of the Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH)/Pulmonary Hypertension Service,
Co-director of the Adult Marfan Syndrome/Related Connective Tissue Disorder and Aortic Disease program of the Cardiovascular Genetics Service,
Children's Hospital Boston/Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA