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Charleston HFpEF Conference Faculty

MUSC Conference Director

Sheldon Litwin, M.D.
Spaulding Paolozzi Endowed Chair
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

MUSC Conference Co-Directors

Ryan Tedford, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Heart Failure Division of Cardiology

Michael R. Zile, M.D.
Charles Ezra Daniel Professor of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Chief, Division of Cardiology, RHJ Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Charleston, SC

Invited Faculty

William T. Abraham, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, V-Wave Ltd.
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine, Physiology, and Cell Biology
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Associate Director, Clinical and Translational Research
Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute

Javed Butler, M.D., MPH, MBA, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Patrick Lehan Chair of Cardiovascular Research
Chairman and Professor, Department of Medicine
The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Gregory D. Lewis, M.D.
Cardiologist
Section Head, Heart Failure
Director, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Laboratory
Medical Director, Cardiology ICU and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

MUSC Faculty

Rahul Argula, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy & Sleep Medicine

Ruth Campbell, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Division of Nephrology

Michael R. Gold, M.D., Ph.D.
Michael Assey Chair in Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Brian Houston, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Daniel Judge, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Genetics
Director, Adult Cardiology Fellowship Program
Division of Cardiology

Christopher D. Nielsen, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Wing-Kin Syn, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Thomas Todoran, M.D., MSc
Associate Professor
Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research
Director, Vascular Medicine

J. Marcus Wharton, M.D.
Professor
Frank P. Tourville Professor of Medicine
Director, Frank P. Tourville Sr., Arrythmia Center
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Division of Cardiology