Scientific Advisors

Scientific Advisors

We are so grateful for all of the doctors who work alongside the SADS Foundation to diagnosis, treat, and care for those with inherited cardiac arrhythmias. We want to give you an opportunity to get to know the doctors who work with the SADS Foundation – including our scientific advisors and board members! Below you’ll find interviews with some of the top medical specialists in the field. Learn how they got started, what they’re excited about in current research, and why they’re involved with the SADS Foundation.

Dominic Abrams, MD, MRPC
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Chris Anderson, MD
Northwest Center for Congenital Heart Disease
Spokane, WA

Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS

Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

Wynnewood, PA

Peter Aziz, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Elijah Behr, MD
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London, England

Charles Berul, MD
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

Marina Cerrone, MD
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Mitchell Cohen, MD, FACC, FHRS
Innova Fairfax Children’s

Falls Church, VA

Isabelle Denjoy, MD
Service de Cardiologie
Hopital Lariboisiere

Arthur Garson, MD, MPH

Director of the Health Policy Institute of the Texas Medical Center, Houston

Houston, TX

Prince Kannankeril, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt Childrens’ Hospital
Nashville, TN

Ron Kanter, MD

Miami Children’s Hospital, The Heart Program
Miami, FL

Ian Law, MD
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Heather MacLeod, M.S, CGC

Senior Project Manager Sudden Death in the Young (SDY) Registry

Elmhurst, IL

Jorge McCormack, MD, MBA
St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa
Tampa, FL

James C. Perry, MD

Rady Children’s Hospital San-Diego/UC San Diego

San Diego, CA

Silvia Priori, MD
IRCCS Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri
Pavia, Italy

Dan Roden, MD
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Shubhayan Sanatani, MD, FRCPC
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Georgia Sarquella-Brugada, MD
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Arrhythmia Unit
Espluges de Llobregat, Barcelona

Phil Saul, MD
Children’s Heart Center of South Carolina
Charlestown, SC

Peter Schwartz, MD
Istituto Auxologico Italiano IRCCS
Milan, Italy

Katherine Timothy

Brigham City, UT

Jeffrey Towbin, MD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

Memphis, Tennessee

John Triedman, MD
Childrens Hospital of Boston
Boston, MA

Martin Tristani-Firouzi, MD
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Victoria Vetter, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Samuel Viskin, MD
Tel Aviv,  ISRAEL

Arthur Wilde, MD, PhD
Academic Medical Center
University of Amsterdam

Raymond Woosley, MD, PhD
Vice President for Health Sciences
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ


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