Awards, Honors, and Major Presentation

John W. Moore, M.D., M.P.H.

Awards/Honors:

UCLA Excellence in Resident and Fellow Teaching Award 2003-2004
American Academy of Pediatrics Service Award:  Chair, Executive Committee, Section of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery  2000-2004
Food and Drug Administration Service Award:  Pediatric Advisory Committee 2004-2007
Rady Children's Hospital:  Excellence in Clinical Care Award 2009

 

Major Recent Presentations:

1.       Chair and Organizer, ACC Spotlight Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Live Case Sessions.  Orlando, FL, March 31, 2009

2.       Chair and Moderator for ACC Intervention in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Session, Orlando, FL, March 31, 2009

3.       Invited Speaker, Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology, Yosemite CA, May 1, 2009.  "VSD Devices – Is the cat out of the bag?"

4.       Invited Speaker, PICS-AICS  at 5th World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology And Cardiac Surgery, Cairns, Australia, June 23, 2009.  "Retrieval of Embolized Foreign Bodies."

5.       Mullins Lecturer, SCAI 2010, San Diego CA.  "Past Present and Future of Stents in Congenital Heart Disease."

6.       Invited Speaker, PICS-AICS.  Chicago, 1l July 2010:  "Difficult Vascular Access" and "Retrieval of Implanted or Embolized Devices"

7.       Invited Speaker, Cardiology 2011.  Scottsdale AZ Feb 2011:  "Device Closure of VSD," Hybrid Procedure for Treatment of Hypoplastic Left Heart," " Stent Technology in Congenital Heart Disease."

8.       Invited Speaker, PICS—AICS , Boston, 23 July 2011:  "Stenting Coarctation of the Aorta."

9.       Invited Speaker, Controversies in Pediatric Cardiology for the Primary Care Professional, Orange CA, 3 March 2012: "Small PDA's & ASD's: Do They Need to be Closed?"

10.   Invited Speaker, ACC.12, 25 March 2012, Chicago IL: "PDA in Children and Adults"

11.   Invited Speaker, Children's Hospital Association Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 19 2012:  "IMPACT Registry."

12.   Invited Speaker, SCAI, 11 May 2012, Las Vegas, NV.  "Treatment of Coarctation in Adults.", "IMPACT Registry."

13.   Invited Testimony before FDA Panel investigating ASD device safety representing American College of Cardiology.  May 24, 2012, Gaithersburg, MD

14.   Invited Speaker, North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging, Pasadena, CA, October 15, 2012.  "Coarctation: The Case for Angioplasty and Stenting."

15.   Invited Speaker, ACC 13, March 9, 2013, San Francisco, CA. "Embolization Therapy in Congenital Heart Disease."

16.   Moderated Abstract, ACC 13, March 12, 2013, San Francisco, CA. " IMPACT Registry: First Review of Community Practice with Respect to Device Closure of ASD and PDA.

 

17.   Invited Speaker, WSOPC, June 8, 2013, Monterey, CA.  "Melody Valve."

18.   Invited Speaker, Joint Conference on Advances in Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease Management, Sept 28, 2013, Los Angeles:  "Interventional Management of the Ductal-Dependent cyanotic Patient";  Also Session Moderator Sept 27, 2013.

19.   Visiting Professor, Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange CA. October 9,2013. Invitation of Dr. Anthony Chang.

20.   Cardiovascular Grand Rounds, Role of Transcutaneous Valve Therapy in Congenital Heart Disease.  UCSD, October 11, 2013, San Diego, CA

21.   Invited Speaker, TransCatheter Therapeutics Meeting, "What the Adult Cardiologist should know about PDA closure." October 29, 2013, San Francisco, CA

22.   Abstract Discussant, TransCatheter Therapeutics Meeting, "Congenital and Structural Oral Abstract Session" October 28, 2013, San Francisco, CA

23.   Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Transcatheter Valve Therapy in Congenital Heart Disease", Kapi'olani Children's Medical Center and University of Hawaii, November 14, 2013

24.   Invited Speaker, Congenital Cardiology Group/Summit 2014, "Revisiting use of stents in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease associated with significant Tracheobronchomalacia and/or Stenosis." January 11, 2014, Dana Point, CA.

25.   Invited Speaker, Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology Meeting, "Role of stents in treating pulmonary artery stenosis."  April 12, 2014, Dana Point, CA

 

 

 

 

James C. Perry, M.D., FHRS, CEPS

 

Major Recent Presentations:

 

 

Heart Rhythm Society.
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society.
Pediatric Cardiology Board Review Course.
Adult Congenital Heart Association Symposium.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Symposium.
Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology; Evolving Concepts in CV Management Symposium
"Cardiac Rhythm Device Therapies in Adult Congenital Heart Patients with Heart Failure", "How to Zero the Risk of Sudden Death in Adult Tetralogy of Fallot", 6th Advanced Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, Thessaloniki, Greece.
"Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease", 6th Annual CHD Symposium, Berlin, Germany.
"Device therapy in adult congenital heart patients: saving lives?" Prague Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease, Prague, Czech Republic.
"Pacemaker implantation in children and adults with congenital heart disease", "Pacemaker and ICD therapy in complex congenital heart disease", "State of the Art Pediatric and CHD Electrophysiology". 4th Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiology Society Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan.
"Arrhythmias in the Young", Congreso Nacionale de Pediatria Conapeme, Mexican Pediatric Association Meeting, Mazatlan, Mexico.

 

 

Howaida G. El-Said, M.D., Ph.D.

 

 

Awards/Honors:

Graduated from Cairo University medical school with Highest Honors; ranked fourth in a class of 900
"Outstanding Pediatric Lecturer" April, 2000 (Baylor College of Medicine)
"Egyptian National Academic Award" (Gaeezat EL-Dawla El-Tashgeeiat) May 2004.
Lifesaver award by the AHA. Honored by the American Heart Association at Heart Beach Ball (June 2012).

 

Major Recent Presentations:

 

June 7 – 10, 2014:             PICS-AICS 2014, Patent Ductal Stent in the modern era
January 19 – 22, 2013:    PICS-AICS 2013 - "Prospective Randomized Trial of Trans-thoracic Echocardiography (TTE) vs. Trans-esophageal Echocardiography (TEE) "for Definitive Assessment and Guidance of Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) in Children using the Amplatzer ® Septal Occluder (ASO).
February 2013:  World Congress, South Africa - Long term follow up on aortic root dilation following the Damus-K operation (Calli Raza, Jim Perry, Howaida El-Said, John Lamberti)
December 5, 2013:          Sharp Memorial, Sharp Outpatient Pavilion – SMB Prenatal Diagnosis Conference, Fetal Cardiac Anomalies
July 17 – 21st, 2012:         PICS-AICS 2012 -
"Bilateral Multiple Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation Associated with a Coronary Fistula in a 5-year old Girl"
"Closure of a Right Atrial Pseudoaneurysm Using Amplatzer Septal Occluders: A Case Report"
"Percutaneous Closure of a Large Aortic Pseudoaneurysm with an Amplatzer Septal Occluder"
"Adverse Events associated with PDA Closure: A Prospective Multicenter Experience (C3PO)"
"Adverse Events associated with PDA Closure: A Prospective Multicenter Experience (C3PO)"
"ASD device closure in a 2.7kg infant; feasibility and technical issues"
September 26-27, 2012: Maui Cardiac Symposium, Maui, HI - Walking on Ice with the GUCH (ACHD)

Paul Grossfeld, M.D.

 

Awards/Honors:

Humanitarian Award, Children's Lifeline (2014)
Top Auxiliary site for recruitment in the United States for the NIH-sponsored study comparing the effects of losartan to atenolol on aortic root enlargement in patients with Marfan syndrome (National Institutes of Health/Pediatric Heart Network) (Grossfeld, site Principle Investigator), 2010
2nd Place, Junior Faculty Clinical Research 6th Annual AstraZeneca Young Investigators Forum, August 2000.
Research Fellowship, NIH Training Grant, 1998 (PI: William Nyhan, UCSD School of Medicine, 1998-99)
Fellow, Medical Scientist Training Program (Univ of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1983-92)

 

Major Recent Presentations:

2014:  The genetic basis of autism in Jacobsen syndrome.  9th Biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference, San Diego (June)
2014:  The genetic basis of heart defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  9th Biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference, San Diego (June)
2014:  Jacobsen syndrome:  A 15 year history.  9th Biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference, San Diego (June)
2014:  Mortality in Jacobsen syndrome.  9th Biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference, San Diego (June)
2014:  The genetic basis of congenital heart defects in Jacobsen syndrome.   Sanford-Burnham mini-symposium on heart disease and regenerative medicine (May)
2014:  Deletion of ETS-1, a gene in the Jacobsen syndrome (11q-) cardiac critical region, causes congenital heart defects through a cardiac neural crest cell migration defect.  Selected abstract for oral presentation, Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology (April, Laguna Beach)
2014:  Aortic dilation in elite United States volleyball players. 
Selected abstract for oral presentation, Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology (April, Laguna Beach).  (Dr. Chris Davis, presenter). 
2014:  The genetic basis of heart defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  European 11q Chromosome Network Conference, Pforzheim (March)
2014:  The genetic basis of cognitive and behavioral problems in Jacobsen syndrome.  European 11q Chromosome Network Conference, Pforzheim (March).
2014:  The genetic basis of heart and brain defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  CDBC/Cobre invited lecture, MUSC, Cardiac Development Program (March)
2013: The genetic basis of congenital heart defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  7th Takao International Symposium on Etiology and Morphogenesis of Congenital Heart Disease, July, Tokyo (Invited Speaker)
2013:  Deletion of ETS-1, a gene in the Jacobsen syndrome cardiac critical region, causes congenital heart defects through a cardiac neural crest cell migration defect.  Weinstein Meeting on Cardiovascular Development, May, Tucson (Poster)
2013  The genetic basis of heart and brain defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  Sanford Research Foundation "Annual Rare Diseases Symposium", Sioux Falls, South Dakota (March)
2012  The genetics of congenital heart disease:  Past, present and future.  Scripps Mercy Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds (September)
2012  The genetic basis of congenital heart defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  8th Biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference, San Diego (June/July)
2012  The genetic basis of cognitive and behavioral problems in Jacobsen syndrome.  8th Biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference, San Diego (June/July)
2012  The role of ETS-1 in causing human congenital heart defects.  Department of Cardiology, University of Arizona School of Medicine (Invited Speaker).  March
2011  Update on genes causing cognitive and behavioral disorders in 11q.  Seventh European 11q Research and Resource Group meeting, Pforzheim, Germany (Invited Speaker) (November)
2011  New Basic and Genetic Insights into HLHS.  American Heart Association (Invited Speaker).  Scientific Sessions;  Moderator:  Dr. William Gaynor.  (Orlando, November)
2011  The genetic basis of cardiac and cognitive defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  Signature Genomics Conference on Microarray Technology (Spokane, Washington, June).
2011  Case Presentation:  Familial Jacobsen Syndrome. Signature Genomics Conference on Microarrary Technology (Spokane, Washington, June).
2011  The Marfan syndrome trial:  Losartan vs. Atenolol for aortic root dilation (an update):  Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Orange County (Anaheim, March)
2011  The genetic basis of congenital heart disease:  Clinical implications.  Children's Hospital of Orange Country Residents' Conference (Anaheim, March)
2010  The role of ETS-1 in causing heart defects in Jacobsen syndrome.  7th biannual 11q Research and Resource Conference (San Diego, July).
2010  Atenolol vs. Losartan for aortic root dilation in patients with Marfan syndrome.  Western Society of Pediatric Cardiology (Invited Speaker).  April (Phoenix)
2010  The genetic basis of heart and brain defects in Jacobsen syndrome:  Implications for the general population.  UCSD Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds (April)
2010  The genetic basis of congenital heart and brain defects in Jacobsen syndrome:  Implications for the general population.  UCLA Pediatric Grand Rounds (January)

Christopher Davis, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Awards/Honors:

 

University of Virginia School of Medicine

2000: School of Medicine Fourth Year Teaching Award

Residency in Pediatrics, Phoenix Children's Hospital
2001: Intern of the Year
2003: Senior Resident of the Year
2002-2003: Chief Resident
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Virginia
2006: Andy Ford Award for excellence in pediatric cardiology research
2007: Kendig Research and Scholarship Award                                           
UCSD and RCHSD
2012: Selection to National Center for Leadership in Academic Medicine

2013: Election as Fellow of the American Heart Association

 

Major Recent Presentations:

 

"The Cardiologist's Role in the Evaluation of Syncope." Advances in the Practice of Pediatrics: San Diego 2009, sponsored by Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, February 15, 2009.
"Sudden Cardiac Death in Children." 2009 Advanced Cardiac Topics, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA. June 8, 2009.
"Unusual Case Presentation: Focal Myocarditis." Advances in the Practice of Pediatrics, San Diego, CA. March 27, 2010.
"Screening Young Athletes to Prevent Sudden Death." Pediatric Grand Rounds, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA. May 27, 2010
"Screening Young Athletes to Prevent Sudden Death." Pediatric Grand Rounds, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, August 20, 2010
"Cardiac Conditions in Young Athletes." When Youth Sports Get Dangerous. Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, August 13, 2011.
"Exercise Prescription for Congenital Heart Patients." Evolving Concepts in the Management of Complex Congenital Heart Disease III. San Diego, CA. January 19, 2012.
"Exercise Testing in Adult Congenital Heart Patients: What are the Important Aspects for Management?" Evolving Concepts in the Management of Complex Congenital Heart Disease III. San Diego, CA. January 21, 2012.
"Cardiac Conditions in Young Athletes." Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Conference, San Diego, CA. March 3, 2012.
"Chest Pain in Athletes." 360 Sports Medicine Conference. San Diego, CA. August 10, 2013.

Rakesh K Singh, M.D., M.S.

 

Awards/Honors:

"Fellow of the Year" Award Finalist, 2007

Columbia University

Awarded to clinical fellows dedicated to pediatric resident teaching.

"Intern of the Year" Award, 2003
Yale University
Given to interns for outstanding dedication to teaching and patient care.
Dean's Recognition Award, 2002
Duke University

Given to medical students for outstanding commitment to clinical sciences and research.

 

Major Recent Presentations:

1.                   Singh RK, Levin AP, Uriel N. et al. "Wait List Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Bridged to Heart Transplantation on the CF-LVADs Left Ventricular Assist Device." Annual Meeting of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, San Diego, CA, April 2014. Oral presentation.

2.                   Singh RK. "Tales from the Heart Failure & Transplant Program"; Current Concepts in Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiac Critical Care, Columbia University; March 2013. Invited lecture.

3.                   Singh RK. "Improving Outcomes in High-Risk Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients"; Pediatric Chief of Service Series, Columbia University; October 2012. Invited lecture.

4.                   Singh RK. "Critical Pediatric Cardiac Diagnoses for the Busy Clinician"; Current Clinical Issues in Primary Care course, Pri-Med Conference and Exhibition, Jacob Javits Convention Center, NY, NY; June 2012. Invited lecture.

5.                   Singh RK, McFeely E, Richmond ME, et al. The Effect of Oversizing Donor Cardiac Allografts on In-Hospital Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Annual Meeting of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, Prague, Czech Republic, April 2012.  Oral presentation.

6.                   Singh RK.  "Managing End-Stage Heart Failure: Update on Ventricular Assist Devices and Pediatric Heart Transplantation"; The Spectrum of Clinical Management for Children with Congenital Heart Disease; Columbia University, November 10, 2010. Invited lecture.

7.                   Singh RK, Richmond ME, Zuckerman WA, et al. The Successful Use of Oral Sildenafil in Right Ventricular Dysfunction and High Pulmonary Vascular Resistance after Pediatric Heart Transplantation. Annual Meeting of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, Chicago, IL, April 2010. Oral presentation.

Sanjeet Hegde, MD.,Ph.D

Awards/Honors:

Best Outgoing Graduate of the University in Pediatrics,   JIPMER, India, 1996
Alpha Omega Alpha University of Massachusetts, USA, 2008
Bob Thomas Resident Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts, USA, 2009

Major Recent Presentations:

Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), San Diego, USA. Incidence and Management of Life Threatening Adverse Events in Cardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease. 2010
PICS, Boston, USA. A risk stratified algorithm for eclectic use of hybrid procedure in high risk neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. 2011

Heather Y Sun, MD

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