Faculty

Ankit Bharat, MD
Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Taylor Chiuch, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist-Cardiology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Susan Collazo, MSN, APRN-CNP
Advanced Practice Nurse-Thoracic Surgery Service
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Stephen Devries, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Executive Director, Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology

Michelle Fine, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacists-Cardiology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Robin Fortman, APRN-CNP
Advanced Practice Nurse
Heart Failure-Bridge and Transition Team
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Michelle Galos, BSN, RN, CCRN
ECMO Specialist
Critical Care Registered Nurses- Cardiac Transplant ICU
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Rebecca Harap, BSN, RN
LVAD Nurse Coordinator
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Marianne D. Harris, PhD, MS, APRN-CNP
Director of Patient Care- Cardiology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Course Director

Kathleen Hoke, MSN, RN, CCRN
ECMO Specialist
Critical Care Registered Nurses- Cardiac Transplant ICU
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

R. Kannan Mutharasan, MD
Medical Director-Central Telemetry Monitoring Center
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Susan Kim, MD
Electrophysiologist
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Craig Leonard, MA, RRT
Respiratory Therapy Educator
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Melissa Lesiow, BSN, RN, CCRN
ECMO Specialist
Critical Care Registered Nurses- Cardiac Transplant ICU
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Nichole Melody, PharmD, PCPS
Clinical Pharmacists-Cardiology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Shari Meyerson, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Program Director-General and Thoracic Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Mark Ricciardi, MD
Chief, Cardiac Catheterization Lab and Interventional Cardiology
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Christie Riffice, BSN, RN,CCRN
ECMO Specialist
Critical Care Registered Nurses- Cardiac Transplant ICU
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Susan Ryan, MSN, APRN-CNS
Advanced Practice Nurse-Cardiac Surgery Service
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Stacey Rybinski, BSN, RN, CCRN
ECMO Specialist
Critical Care Registered Nurses- Cardiac Transplant ICU
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Kate Stockey, BSN, RN
Cardiology Nurse Clinician
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Tina Stosor, MD
Infectious Disease Service
Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Megan M. White, MSN, APRN-CNP
Advanced Practice Nurse-Cardiac Surgery Service
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute