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Contributors
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Numbers in brackets refer to the chapter(s) written or cowritten by the contributor.

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Jamil Aboulhosn, MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine;

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Director Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center,

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David Geffen School of Medicine,

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University of California,

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Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California [22]

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Elliott M. Antman, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Cardiovascular Division,

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Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital;

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Associate Dean for Clinical/Translational Research,

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Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts [39, 41]

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Eric H. Awtry, MD

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Cardiology Division, Boston Medical Center,

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Boston, Massachusetts [29, 30]

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Robert C. Basner, MD

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Professor of Clinical Medicine,

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Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine,

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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,

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New York, New York [Appendix]

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Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Chief of Cardiology, VA Boston Healthcare System;

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Senior Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital;

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Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group, Boston, Massachusetts [42]

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Eugene Braunwald, MD, MA (Hon), ScD (Hon), FRCP

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Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Founding Chairman, TIMI Study Group,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [7, 28, 40]

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Cynthia D. Brown, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine,

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Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care,

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Sleep and Occupational Medicine Indiana University,

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Indianapolis, Indiana [Review and Self-Assessment]

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Christopher P. Cannon, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [40]

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Jonathan R. Carapetis, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FAFPHM

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Director, Telethon Kids Institute,

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The University of Western Australia,

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Crawley, Western Australia [32]

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Agustin Castellanos, MD, FACC, FAHA

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Professor of Medicine;

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Director, Clinical Electrophysiology,

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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine,

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Cardiovascular Division, Miami, Florida [35]

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Murali Chakinala, MD

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Associate Professor of Medicine,

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Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine,

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Washington University School of Medicine,

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St. Louis, Missouri [19]

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John S. Child, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE

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Streisand Professor of Medicine and Cardiology;

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Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center;

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Director, UCLA Adult Noninvasive Cardiodiagnostics Laboratory Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center,

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Geffen School of Medicine, University of California,

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Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, California [22]

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Wilson S. Colucci, MD, FAHA, FACC

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Thomas J. Ryan Professor of Medicine,

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Boston University School of Medicine;

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Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine,

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Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts [29, 30]

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Mark A. Creager, MD

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Professor of Medicine and Surgery,

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Director, Heart and Vascular Center,

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire

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Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD

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Professor, Department of Radiology,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Chief, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging;

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Executive Director, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Program,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [12, 51]

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Robert H. Eckel, MD

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Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology,

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Metabolism and Diabetes,

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Division of Cardiology;

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Professor of Physiology and Biophysics,

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Charles A. Boettcher, II Chair in Atherosclerosis,

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University of Colorado School of Medicine,

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Anschutz Medical Campus, Director Lipid Clinic,

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University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Colorado [38]

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Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD

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Victoria and Esther Aboodi Assistant Professor of Medicine;

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Director, Cardiac CT Research;

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Co-Director, Cardiac CT and MRI, Department of Medicine,

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Cardiology Division, Department of Radiology,

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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,

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New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York [Appendix]

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Jonathan A. Epstein, MD

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William Wikoff Smith Professor;

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Chair, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology;

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Scientific Director, Penn Cardiovascular Institute,

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Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania,

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [1]

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David P. Faxon, MD

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Vice Chair of Medicine for Strategic Planning,

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Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Senior Lecturer,

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Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts [13, 42, 53]

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J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH

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Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;

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Chief, Division of Aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital;

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Director, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Center,

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Boston VA Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts [2]

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Thomas A. Gaziano, MD, MSc

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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;

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Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management,

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Center for Health Decision Sciences,

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Harvard School of Public Health;

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Faculty Co-Leader, Chronic and Cardiovascular Diseases Working Group,

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Harvard Institute for Global Health,

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Harvard University; Associate Physician in Cardiovascular Medicine,

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Department of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [2]

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Ary L. Goldberger, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering,

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Harvard University;

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,

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Boston, Massachusetts [11, 50, 52]

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Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Director, Thrombosis Research Group,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [45]

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Helen H. Hobbs, MD

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Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics,

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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center;

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Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute,

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Dallas, Texas [37]

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Judith S. Hochman, MD

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Harold Snyder Family Professor of Cardiology,

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Clinical Chief, Leon Charney Division of Cardiology,

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Co-Director, NYU-HHC Clinical and Translational Science Institute;

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Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center,

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New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York [34]

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Brian Houston, MD

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Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine,

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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore,

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Maryland [Review and Self-Assessment]

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Sharon A. Hunt, MD, FACC

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Professor of Medicine,

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Cardiovascular Medicine,

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Stanford University, Palo Alto, California [21]

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David H. Ingbar, MD

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Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Physiology;

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Director, Pulmonary Allergy,

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Critical Care and Sleep Division,

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University of Minnesota School of Medicine,

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Minneapolis, Minnesota [34]

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Roy M. John, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

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Assistant Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [18]

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Adolf W. Karchmer, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School,

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Division of Infectious Diseases,

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,

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Boston, Massachusetts [31]

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Louis V. Kirchhoff, MD, MPH

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Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Epidemiology,

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University of Iowa; Staff Physician,

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Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center,

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Iowa City, Iowa [33]

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Theodore A. Kotchen, MD

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Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine;

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Associate Dean for Clinical Research,

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Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin [43]

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Alexander Kratz, MD, MPH, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Cell Biology,

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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons;

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Director, Core Laboratory,

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Columbia University Medical Center and the New York Presbyterian Hospital;

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Director, the Allen Hospital Laboratory, New York, New York [Appendix]

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Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Director of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging,

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Cardiovascular Division,

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Department of Medicine,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [12, 51]

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Neil K. Lakdawala, MD

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Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School;

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Associate Physician, Cardiovascular Medicine,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital;

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Boston VA Healthcare; Boston, Massachusetts [27]

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Jane A. Leopold, MD

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Associate Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [13, 53]

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Peter Libby, MD

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Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School;

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Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [1, 36]

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Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

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Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Chairman,

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Department of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts [1, 3, 6-10, 23-27, 39, 41, 46-49]

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Hari R. Mallidi, MD

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Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief,

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Division of Transplant and Assist Devices;

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Lester and Sue Smith Endowed Chair in Surgery,

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Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas [21]

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Douglas L. Mann, MD

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Lewin Chair and Chief,

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Cardiovascular Division; Professor of Medicine,

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Cell Biology and Physiology,

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Washington University School of Medicine,

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Cardiologist-in-Chief,

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Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri [19]

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Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, FACC, FACP

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Executive Director,

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Center for Advanced Heart Disease,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital;

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Co-Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center,

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Boston, Massachusetts [20]

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Gregory F. Michaud, MD

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Assistant Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [17]

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David A. Morrow, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Director,

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Levine Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; Senior Investigator,

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TIMI Study Group,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [4]

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Robert J. Myerburg, MD

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Professor, Departments of Medicine and Physiology,

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Division of Cardiology; AHA Chair in Cardiovascular Research,

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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine,

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Miami, Florida Robert J. Myerburg [35]

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Patrick T. O'Gara, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Director,

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Clinical Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [9, 10, 23-26]

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Michael A. Pesce, PhD

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Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology,

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Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director,

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Biochemical Genetics Laboratory,

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Columbia University Medical Center,

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New York Presbyterian Hospital,

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New York, New York [Appendix]

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Daniel J. Rader, MD

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Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine; Chair,

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Department of Genetics; Chief,

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Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics,

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Department of Medicine,

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania,

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [37]

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Anis Rassi, Jr., MD, PhD, FACC, FACP, FAHA

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Scientific Director,

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Anis Rassi Hospital, Goiânia, Brazil [33]

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Richard M. Schwartzstein, MD

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Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medicine and Medical Education,

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Harvard Medical School; Associate Division Chief,

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Division of Pulmonary,

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Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine,

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,

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Boston, Massachusetts [5]

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Scott D. Solomon, MD

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Professor, Harvard Medical School; Director,

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Noninvasive Cardiology,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [12, 51]

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David D. Spragg, MD

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Associate Professor,

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Department of Medicine,

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Johns Hopkins University; Director,

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Electrophysiology Laboratory,

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center,

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Baltimore, Maryland [14-16]

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Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School; Director,

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Heart Failure Program,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital,

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Boston, Massachusetts [27]

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William G. Stevenson, MD

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Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Program,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital; Cardiovascular Division,

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Department of Medicine,

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Harvard Medical School,

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Boston, Massachusetts [17, 18]

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Stephen C. Textor, MD

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Professor of Medicine,

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Division of Nephrology and Hypertension,

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Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota [44]

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Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD

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Michel Mirowski, MD Professor of Cardiology;

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Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine;

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Chief, Division of Cardiology,

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Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland [14-16]

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Aaron B. Waxman, MD, PhD, FACP, FCCP

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Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School;

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Executive Director, Center for Pulmonary-Heart Diseases,

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Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center,

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Boston, Massachusetts [49]

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Charles M. Wiener, MD

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Vice President of Academic Affairs,

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Johns Hopkins Medicine International,

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Professor of Medicine and Physiology,

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Johns Hopkins School of Medicine,

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Baltimore, Maryland [Review and Self-Assessment]

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