Center for Cardiovascular Innovation
The Center for Cardiovascular Innovation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is dedicated to improving the quality of life and health outcomes of the millions of people with cardiovascular disease in the United States and worldwide.
The members of the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation are members of the full time faculty at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and staff members of the Division of Cardiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Their diverse backgrounds and expertise provide unique opportunities for interdisciplinary work with other departments at Northwestern University and with external organizations engaged in improving cardiovascular quality and outcomes.
Robert O. Bonow, MD, is the Max and Lilly Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology at the Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation. A past president of the American Heart Association, Dr. Bonow is internationally recognized as an author, educator and clinical cardiologist. He is actively engaged in national healthcare quality initiatives.
Peter S. Pang, MD, is associate professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs in the Emergency Department at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. An acknowledged researcher in the treatment of acute heart failure, his studies address the issues of cardiovascular hospitalizations through the unique perspective of a busy emergency physician.
Mihai Gheorghiade, MD, is professor of medicine and surgery at the Feinberg School of Medicine and Associate Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation. He directs the Program for Experimental Cardiovascular Therapeutics at the Center. An internationally recognized expert in heart failure therapies and a prolific author, Dr. Gheorghiade has over 30 years experience in leading clinical trials in the treatment of this condition.
|Steven A. Farmer, MD, PhD, is assistant professor of medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and holds a second faculty appointment in the Department of Management and Strategy at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. Dr. Farmer pursues the intersection between clinical medicine, economics, and healthcare policy, incorporating elements of cardiology, epidemiology, marketing, economics, law, and health policy.|
|Jeffrey J. Goldberger, MD, is professor of medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of the Program in Cardiac Arrhythmias at the Center. Dr. Goldberger is an expert in evaluation and treatment of abnormal heart rhythms, an accomplished clinical researcher and a national thought leader in designing new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for patients at highest risk of serious rhythm abnormalities.||Kathleen L. Grady, PhD, APN, is associate professor of surgery and medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and Administrative Director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Grady is internationally recognized for her numerous research contributions on quality of life and patient-related outcomes in those with severe heart failure. She has been appointed to several national steering committees that focus on quality of care of patients with advanced heart disease.|
About the Center
Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine are launching the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation to improve the quality of care provided to millions of people with heart disease. We are inviting individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of heart disease patients to learn more about the initiatives of our Center, which is led with great distinction by internationally recognized cardiologist, scientist, and scholar Robert Bonow, MD.
Our goal is to seek new knowledge that will directly inform healthcare policy decisions that will enhance the quality of care for patients with heart disease.
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