Announcements and Awards

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We are delighted to announce that Tal Geva, MD, is the new chief of the Department of Cardiology. See this month’s feature story for more on Dr. Geva and a tribute to his predecessor, James Lock, MD.

We are also pleased to announce the following appointments:

Ashwin Prakash, MD - director of Cardiac MRI unit
Andrew Powell, MD - chief of Non-Invasive Imaging
Roger Breitbart, MD - chief of Inpatient Cardiology.
Revi Thiagarajan, MD - chief of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit


Lisa Bergersen, MD, MPH
Associate in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
University of Vermont Medical Alumni Association Award

Vassilios Bezzerides, MD, PhD
Associate in Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Boston Children’s Hospital OFD/BTREC/CTREC Faculty Career Development Fellowship,  part of the he Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship Program for Scholars in Medicine. 

Fatima I. Lunze, MD, ScD, PhD
Assistant in Cardiology and Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
United Nations Humanitarian Medal

Jane Newburger, MD, MPH, FACC
Associate Cardiologist-in-Chief, Academic Affairs; Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program; Director, Kawasaki Program
American College of Cardiology Dan Goodrich McNamara Award for lifetime achievement

Ted O'Leary, MD and Elizabeth Dewitt, MD
Electrophysiology Program Fellows
2nd and 3rd place, respectively, at the annual New England Electrophysiology Society Fellows competition

Jonathan Rhodes, MD
Senior Associate in Cardiology, Exercise Physiology
Cardiology Fellows Teaching Award 

Terry Saia, DNP, RN
Nurse Manager of Ambulatory Cardiology
Boston Children’s Hospital Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award

David Sutcliffe, MD
Senior Cardiology Fellow in Heart Failure/ Heart Transplant
2016 David Kane/Nicholas Owens Award for Compassionate Care

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