2020 Heart in Diabetes Scientific Committee

  • Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FNLA, FASPC, MACE, Chair

    Chair & Program Director, 

    Heart in Diabetes
    Medical Director & Principal Investigator,
    The Metabolic Institute of America 
    Tarzana, California

  • Mikhail N. Kosiborod, MD, FACC, FAHA, Chair

    Chair & Program Director, 

    Heart in Diabetes

    Professor of Medicine
    Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute
    University of Missouri-Kansas City

    School of Medicine
    Kansas City, Missouri

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    Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC

    Executive Director
    Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, 
    Heart & Vascular Center
    Professor of Medicine,

    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, Massachusetts

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    Zachary T. Bloomgarden, MD, MACE

    Editor, the Journal of Diabetes
    www.jdiabetes.com,
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Medicine
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York

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    Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FACP

    President, Heart Failure Society of America
    The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair,
    W.A. “Tex” and Deborah Moncrief, Jr., Chair, Professor of Medicine,
    Medical Care Line Executive,

    DeBakey VA Medical Center,
    Director,  
    Winters Center for

    Heart Failure Research,
    Associate Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute,
    Vice-Chair of Medicine,

    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas

  • Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FACC, FAHA

    Professor of Medicine 
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology
    Program Director, Director of Cardiac CT 
    Lundquist Institute
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center,

    Division of Cardiology
    Los Angeles, California

  • Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA

    Patrick H. Lehan Chair in

    Cardiovascular Research
    Professor and Chairman,

    Department of Medicine
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Jackson, Mississippi

  • David Cherney, CM, PhD, MD, FRCPC

    Associate Professor,

    Department of Medicine
    Division of Nephrology
    Banting & Best Diabetes Centre
    Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform
    Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI)
    Toronto, Canada

  • Robert J. Chilton, DO, FACP, FACC, FAHA, MACOI, FASCAI 

    Professor of Medicine
    Department of Medicine
    Division of Cardiology
    The University of Texas
    Health Science Center
    San Antonio, Texas

  • Mark E. Cooper, MB BS, PhD, FRACP, FAMS

    Head, Department of Diabetes
    Central Clinical School
    Monash University
    Senior Endocrinologist,

    Alfred Health Clinic
    Melbourne, Australia

  • Michael H. Davidson, MD, FACC, FACP, FNLA

    Professor, Director of the Lipid Clinic
    The University of Chicago

    Pritzker School of Medicine
    Chicago, Illinois

  • Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD, BMS, MS, BS

    Professor of Medicine
    Chief, Diabetes Division
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA)
    Deputy Director, Texas Diabetes Institute
    San Antonio, Texas

  • Stefano Del Prato, MD

    Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism

    Chief of the Section of Diabetes
    University of Pisa, School of Medicine
    Pisa, Italy

  • Daniel Einhorn, MD, FACP, FACE  

    President,

    Diabetes and Endocrine Associates
    Medical Director,

    Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute 
    Past President, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology 
    Past President, American College of Endocrinology (ACE)
    Associate Editor, Journal of Diabetes
    La Jolla, California

  • Michael E. Farkouh, MD, FRCPC, MSc. FACC, FAHA

    Peter Munk Chair in

    Multinational Clinical Trials
    Director, Heart & Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence,

    University of Toronto
    Vice-Chair Research &
    Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD

    The William and Sonja Connor

    Chair of Preventive Cardiology
    Professor of Medicine and

    Physiology & Pharmacology
    Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
    Knight Cardiovascular Institute
    Oregon Health and Science University
    Portland, Oregon

  • Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP

    Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology

    Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
    Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
    Chief, Section of Endocrinology
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center
    New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Peter J. Grant, MD, FRCP, FMedSci

    Professor of Medicine and Diabetologist,
    Honorary Consultant Physician,
    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust,
    Division of Cardiovascular &

    Diabetes Research
    University of Leeds
    Leeds, United Kingdom

  • George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE

    Chairman, Grunberger Diabetes Institute
    Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Professor, Internal Medicine
    Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
    Visiting Professor, Internal Medicine
    First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Past President, AACE
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

  • Mansoor Husain, BSc, FRCPC, MD

    Executive Director,

    Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
    Director, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute,

    University Health Network
    Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
    Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute,

    University Health Network
    Toronto, Canada

  • Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Yale School of Medicine
    Clinical Chief,

    Endocrinology and Medical Director
    Yale Diabetes Center
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
    New Haven, Connecticut

  • Paul S. Jellinger, MD, MACE

    Professor of Clinical Medicine

    Voluntary Faculty

    University of Miami,

    Miller School of Medicine

    The Center for Diabetes & Endocrine Care Past President, AACE & ACE

    Hollywood, Florida

  • Mark Kearney, MBChB, MRCP, MD

    British Heart Foundation

    Professor of Cardiovascular and

    Diabetes Research
    Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Medicine
    Dean of the School of Medicine
    University of Leeds
    Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Lawrence A. Leiter, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP, FACE, FAHA

    Associate Scientist,

    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
    Director, Lipid Clinic Associate 
    Director, Clinical Nutrition and

    Risk Factor Modification Centre
    St. Michael’s Hospital
    Professor,

    Medicine and Nutritional Sciences
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Canada

  • Norman E. Lepor, MD, FACC

    Clinical Professor of Medicine

    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Attending Cardiologist at the Smidt Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

    Director of Clinical Research

    Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles Co-Director of Cardiovascular Imaging Westside Medical Imaging in Beverly Hills Los Angeles, California

  • Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD

    Director of Research,
    Division of Endocrinology,
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, 
    New York, New York

  • Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD h.c. mult.

    Professor of Medicine, 
    Harvard Medical School and

    Boston University School of Medicine
    Chief of Endocrinology,

    Diabetes and Metabolism
    Boston VA Healthcare System
    Director of Human Nutrition,

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Editor-in-Chief, Metabolism,

    Clinical & Experimental
    Boston, Massachusetts

  • Nikolaus Marx, MD, FESC, FAHA

    Professor of Medicine / Cardiology
    Head of the Department of

    Internal Medicine I
    University Hospital RWTH Aachen
    Aachen, Germany

  • Darren McGuire, MD, MHSc

    Professor of Internal Medicine,

    Division of Cardiology
    Dallas Heart Ball Chair for Research on Heart Disease in Women
    University of Texas

    Southwestern Medical Center
    Deputy Editor, Circulation
    Dallas, Texas

  • Christian W. Mende, MD, FACP, FACN, FASN, FASH, FAHA

    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    University of California San Diego
    La Jolla, California

  • Richard E. Pratley, MD

    Samuel E. Crockett

    Chair in Diabetes Research
    Medical Director,

    AdventHealth Diabetes Institute
    Senior Investigator and

    Diabetes Program Lead, 
    AdventHealth

    Translational Research Institute
    Orlando, Florida

  • Kausik Ray, BSc(hons), MBChB, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FRCP (Lon), FRCP (Ed), FACC, FESC, FAHA

    Professor of Public Health/

    Consultant Cardiologist
    Deputy Director of The Imperial Clinical Trials Unit Head of Commercial Trials
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Public Health,

    Imperial College
    Chief Clinical Officer and Head of Trials – Discover Now
    NIHR ARC National Lead of Cardiovascular Disease
    EAS President Elect
    London, United Kingdom

  • Peter Reaven, MD

    Professor of Clinical Medicine
    University of Arizona
    Director, Diabetes Program
    Carl T. Hayden VAMC (111E)
    Research Professor
    College of Health Solutions
    Arizona State University
    Phoenix, Arizona

  • Benjamin M. Scirica, MD

    Associate Physician,

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Associate Professor of Medicine,

    Harvard Medical School
    Department of Medicine
    Boston, Massachusetts

  • Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FASPC

    Katz Professor in Preventive Cardiology
    Director of the Emory Heart Disease Prevention Center
    Professor of Global Health
    Hubert Department of Global Health
    Rollins School of Public Health at

    Emory University
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Matthew R. Weir, MD

    Professor and Chief

    Division of Nephrology

    Department of Medicine

    University of Maryland

    School of Medicine

    Baltimore, Maryland

18372 Clark St.

Suite 212

Tarzana, CA 91356

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Phone: 818-342-1889
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