Course Directors

Marla A. Mendelson, MD

Medical Director, Program for Women’s Cardiovascular Health
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Heart Disease and Pregnancy program and the Northwestern Adult Congenital Heart Center
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Susan S. Kim, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Associate Medical Director, Program for Women’s Cardiovascular Health
Director, Implantable Electronic Device Clinic and Cardiac Electrocardiography
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Faculty Speakers

Mark K. Eskandari, MD

Chief of Vascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery

James S. T. Yao

Professor of Vascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery (Vascular Surgery), Medical Education, and Radiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Elena M. Kamel, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Chair, Department of Preventative Medicine
Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)

Eileen M. Foell

Professor
Professor of Preventative Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Cardiology)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Ranya Sweis, MD, MS

Interventional Cardiologist, Clinical Practice Director
Cardiology Outpatient Clinic
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Linda V. Van Horn, PhD, RD

Chief of Nutrition in the Department of Preventative Medicine
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Professor of Preventive Medicine (Nutrition)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Esther Elizabeth Vorovich, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine