CardioCareLive

Expert Q&A Presentations

Heart Failure


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Speakers

  • John D. Goodson, MD

    John D. Goodson, MD

    John D. Goodson, MD

    Physician

    John Goodson, MD, is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing internist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, where he is also the founder of the John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation. His focus is on building a strong primary care work force with specific concentration on practice innovation and payment reform. Dr Goodson formed the Cognitive Care Alliance (CCA), which unites professional society representatives from primary care medicine, as well as other specialties, to ensure that patients have access to the cognitive services needed to remain healthy, and that all acute and chronic conditions are thoughtfully and effectively managed. He received his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine in California.
  • Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

    Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

    Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

    Director, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program

    Akshay Desai, MD, MPH, is the director of the Cardiomyopathy & Heart Failure Program in the Advanced Heart Disease Section of the Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, both in Boston, Massachusetts. He divides his time between treating patients with advanced heart disease and clinical research in cardiovascular clinical trials, with emphasis on pathophysiology, pharmacologic treatment, and ambulatory management of patients with heart failure. He earned his MD from Harvard Medical School, completed an internal medicine internship and residency, as well as cardiovascular medicine and advanced heart failure fellowships, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health.
  • Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS

    Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS

    Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS

    Associate Professor of Medicine

  • James L. Januzzi, Jr., MD, FACC, FESC

    James L. Januzzi, Jr., MD, FACC, FESC

    James L. Januzzi, Jr., MD, FACC, FESC

    Physician, Cardiology Division

    James L. Januzzi, MD, is the Hutter Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a staff cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and senior cardiometabolic faculty at Baim Institute for Clinical Research in Boston. His research has contributed to the understanding of cardiac biomarker testing, where his studies have set international standards for use in diagnosis, prognosis, and management of patients suffering from acutely decompensated heart failure, chronic heart failure as well as those with acute coronary syndromes. Dr Januzzi has published hundreds of manuscripts, book chapters and review articles, has edited two textbooks on cardiac biomarker testing, and is on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals. He earned his MD from New York Medical College.