Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD

Dr. Donald M. Lloyd-Jones is the department chair of Preventive Medicine and the Eileen M. Foell Professor of Heart Research at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago. His research interests are cardiovascular disease epidemiology, risk estimation, prevention, and the life course of cardiovascular health. Dr. Lloyd-Jones has authored more than 700 […]

Marie E. McDonnell, MD

Dr. Marie E. McDonnell is the diabetes chief of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension department. She is also an associate professor at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Her clinical research focuses on health outcomes and the implementation of scalable specialty-level diabetes care delivery services. Dr. McDonnell has served on several national guideline […]

Louis H. Philipson, MD

Dr. Louis H. Philipson is the James C. Tyree Professor for Diabetes Research and Care at the University of Chicago. He is also a founding director of the Kovler Diabetes Center. The center is the first registry in the United States for neonatal and monogenic diabetes to follow and treat patients with complex diabetes. Dr. […]

Michelle M. Kittleson, MD

Michelle M. Kittleson, MD

Dr. Michelle M. Kittleson is the program director of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship, the director of Heart Failure Research, and a professor of cardiology at Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. Dr. Kittleson is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, advanced heart failure, and transplant cardiology. Her essays have […]

Michelle D. Welch, MD, FACE

Michelle D. Welch, MD, FACE, is an endocrinologist at Diabetes and Metabolism Specialists of San Antonio, PLLC, San Antonio, Texas, and a primary investigator with Consano Clinical Research, LLC, in San Antonio. Dr. Welch is a Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Association of Clinical Research  […]

Laura C. Ross, PA-C

Laura C. Ross, PA-C, CLS, AACC, is a physician assistant and clinical lipid specialist in cardiology at the Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center. She is also the director of the Prevention and Lipid Clinic. Her interests include caring for patients in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Brent M. Egan, MD

Dr. Brent M. Egan is an internist and professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville. He is the vice president of the American Medical Association’s Cardiovascular Health in the Improving Health Outcomes group. His professional interests center on hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and vascular disease, which led to some 370 original papers […]

Dena E. Rifkin, MD

Dr. Dena E. Rifkin is a professor of clinical medicine and leads the preclinical foundations of medicine curriculum and the renal pathophysiology course at the University of California San Diego of Medicine. Her research has focused on the interplay between chronic kidney disease and hypertension in older adults and relevant patient-centered outcomes in these areas. […]

Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC

Dipti Itchhaporia, MD

Dr. Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC is a board-certified interventional cardiologist. She is the Eric & Sheila Samson Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Health, the director of disease management for the Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute, and an associate clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine. For the last 10 years, she has chaired […]

Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD

Dr. Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist specializing in diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders. She is a professor of medicine at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Birgersdotter-Green also directs the Pacemaker and ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator) Service at the University of California San Diego Health and leads one of the most […]