Cardiac Rhythm Management

Editorial Board

Aims

Editorial Board members for The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management (JICRM) serve as advisory individuals for the journal as well as sources of knowledge and direction regarding the industry and the journal’s place in it. In this respect, Editorial Board members are responsible for keeping up to date with relevant new studies, techniques, and developments within the industry in order to provide the best advice and recommendations possible for JICRM.

Duties

Editorial Board members should be interested in providing guidance for the direction of the journal via discussion with journal staff. They are also invited to provide thoughts and opinions about the industry overall, as well as feedback on the journal’s place in it, as desired. Editorial Board members may also be called upon to provide manuscripts or expert commentaries and to participate in special projects as they are introduced. Editorial Board members are expected to remain mindful and knowledgeable about new trends, topics, and developments within the field of electrophysiology and to provide their thoughts and directions to the staff of JICRM where applicable.

Journal Standards

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Ethics

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Editor in Chief

Moussa Mansour, MD, FHRS, FACC
Director, Atrial Fibrillation Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

Dr. Mansour reports the reception of research grants from Abbott Laboratories, Biosense Webster, Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, and SentreHeart. He is also a consultant for Abbott Laboratories, Biosense Webster, Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, Janssen, Medtronic, Phillips, Novartis, and SentreHeart and reports an equity relationship with EPS Solutions. All aforementioned relationships are in the area of atrial fibrillation; Dr. Mansour additionally reports an equity relationship in the area of ventricular fibrillation with NewPace Ltd.


Editor Emeritus

John Day:
Director, Intermountain Heart Institute Heart Rhythm Specialists
Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute
Salt Lake City, UT, USA


Section Editors

Atrial Fibrillation
Rahul N. Doshi:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
USC Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Case Unicorns
Brian Olshansky:
Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA, USA

Device Therapy
Christopher Ellis:
Director, Left Atrial Appendage Program
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN, USA

Fellows Innovations
John Day:
Director, Intermountain Heart Institute Heart Rhythm Specialists
Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Heart Failure
Imran Niazi:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Aurora Cardiovascular Services
Milwaukee, WI, USA

Images in Cardiac EP
Claudio Tondo:
Visiting Professor, Texas Cardiac Institute
Professor of Arrhythmia
University of Milan Centro
Cardiologico Monzino
Milan, Italy

Innovations in VT
Kalyanam Shivkumar:
Professor, UCLA Department of Medicine & Radiology
Director, UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center & Electrophysiology Programs
Director & Chief, UCLA Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
Director, UCLA Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Innovative Techniques
Arash Aryana:
Vice Chair, Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute and Mercy General Hospital
Sacramento, CA, USA

Interesting Electrocardiograms
Adrian Baranchuk:
Professor and Program Director, Electrophysiology
Queens University School of Medicine
Ontario, Canada

Pediatric Electrophysiology
Kathryn Collins:
Children‘s Hospital Colorado,
Aurora, CO, USA

Pharmacological Insights
James Reiffel:
Professor Emeritus
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY, USA

Surgical Rhythm Management
Andy C. Kiser:
Chief of Cardiac Surgery
St. Clair Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Tracing of the Month
Kevin Heist:
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician, Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA


Editorial Board

Arash Aryana:
Vice Chair, Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute and Mercy General Hospital
Sacramento, CA, USA

Nitish Badhwar:
Associate Chief, Cardiac Electrophysiology
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA, USA

Heather Bloom:
Director of Electrophysiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA, USA

Lucas Boersma:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
St. Antonius Hospital
Utrecht, the Netherlands

T. Jared Bunch:
Associate Clinical Professor, Stanford University
Medical Director, Heart Rhythm Services
Intermountain Medical Group
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Jane Caldwell:
Consultant Cardiologist, Electrophysiology and Devices
Castle Hill Hospital
Cottingham, UK

T. David Callans:
Associate Director, Electrophysiology
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Michael Cao:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Golden Heart Medical
Rosemead, CA, USA

Richard Cappato:
Manager, Clinical Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Research Center
Humanitas Gavazzeni
Bergamo, Milan, Italy

Philip Chang:
Director, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Electrophysiology
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
University of Florida Shands Children’s Hospital
Gainesville, FL, USA

Jason Chinitz:
Assistant Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Southside Hospital, Northwell Health
Bay Shore, NY, USA

Larry Chinitz:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY, USA

Kenneth Civello:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Louisiana Cardiology Associates
Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Walter Clair:
Medical Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN, USA

Frank Cuoco:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab & Operations
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA

Anne Curtis:
Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair
SUNY Distinguished Professor
University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, NY, USA

Andre d’Avila:
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Hospital Cardiologico,
Santa Catarina, Brazil

Tom De Potter:
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Center
OLV Hospital
Aalst, Belgium

Luigi Di Biase:
Director of Arrhythmia Services
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY, USA

Dario Di Toro:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Hospital General de Agudos Dr. Cosme Argerich
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sanjay Dixit:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratories
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Jay V. Doshi:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Phelps Medical Associates
Briarcliff, NY, USA

Anne Dubin:
Professor of Pediatric Cardiology
Stanford University Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Andrew Epstein:
Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA

David Fairbrother:
Pediatric Electrophysiologist
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, USA

David Frankel:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Paul Friedman:
Director, Implantable Device Laboratory
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

Sandeep Gautam:
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Missouri Columbia
Columbia, MO, USA

Bernard Gersh:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

F. Roosevelt Gilliam III:
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Jeffrey Goldberger:
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA

Michael Gold:
Michael E. Assey Endowed Chair of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

Rakesh Gopinathannair:
Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY, USA

Arnold Greenspon:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Blair Grubb:
Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Clinical Electrophysiology Program (Pacing and RF Ablation Laboratory)
Director of Clinical Autonomic Disorders & Syncope Center
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH, USA

Claudio Hadid:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Hospital General de Agudos Dr. Cosme Argerich
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Charles Haffajee:
Director, Device Trials and Cardiac Electrophysiology Network Development
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA, USA

Henry Halperin:
Co-director, Johns Hopkins Imaging Institute of Excellence
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medical Cneter
Baltimore, MD, USA

John Hummel:
Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Research
Professor of Clinical Medicine
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH, USA

Matthew Hutchinson:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Program
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Program
Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Tucson, AZ, USA

James E. Ip:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cornell University Medical Center
New York, NY, USA

Warren Jackman:
George Lynn Cross Research Professor Emeritus
Senior Scientific Advisor, Heart Rhythm Institute
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Roy John:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

R. Christopher Jones:
Director, Electrophysiology Research for Sarah Cannon Resarch Instutute
Department Chair, Cardiovascular Center
Centennial Heart Cardiovascular Consultants
Nashville, TN, USA

Jonathan Kalman:
Head, Heart Rhythm Department
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Khalil Kanjwal:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Michigan Cardiovascular Institute
Saginaw, MI, USA

Bharat K. Kantharia:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiovascular and Heart Rhythm Consultants
New York, NY, USA

Josef Kautzner:
Chairman, Working Group on Arrhythmias and Cardiac Pacing of the Czech Society of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine, Charles University Medical School
Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Prague, Czech Republic

G. Neal Kay:
Professor Emeritus
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA

Jacob Koruth:
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System
New York, NY, USA

Peter Kowey:
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Main Line Health System
Wynnewood, PA, USA

Andrew Krahn:
Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Cardiology
Paul Brunes UBC Professor in Heart Rhythm Disorders
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy:
Director, Center for Excellence in AF and Complex Arrhythmias
Professor of Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA

Brian Lé:
Director of Electrophysiology
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Dallas, TX, USA

Bruce Lerman:
H. Altschul Master Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory
Cornell University Medical Center
New York, NY, USA

Thorsten Lewalter:
Professor of Medicine, University of Bonn
Head, Department of Medicine at St. Marienhospital Bonn
Director, EP Laboratories and Arrhythmia Services
ISAR Heart Center
Munich, Germany

Jian-Ming Li:
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Mark Link:
Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX, USA

David Lin:
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Charles Love:
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD, USA

Daniel Lustgarten:
Medical Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Research Laboratory
The University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT, USA

Chang-Sheng Ma:
Director, Cardiology Department
Beijing Anzhen Hospital
Beijing, China

Abhishek Maan:
Cardiology Fellow
Brown Alpert Medical School
Providence, RI, USA

Christian Machado:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
St. John Providence
Southfield, MI, USA

Kevin Makati:
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
St. Joseph’s Hospital
Tampa, FL, USA

Francis Marchlinski:
Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory
Richard T. and Angela Clark President's Distinguished Professor
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Nassir Marrouche:
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Utah Health
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

George McDaniel:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Theofanie Mela:
Director, Pacer and ICD Laboratory
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

Suneet Mittal:
Associate Chair, Cardiovascular Services
Medical Director, Snyder Center for Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation
Director, Cardiac Research
Director of Electrophysiology
Valley Health System
Ridgewood, NJ, USA

Carlos Morillo:
Professor, Division of Cardiology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Gerald Naccarelli:
Professor of Medicine
Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute
Hershey, PA, USA

Koonlawee Nademanee:
Director
Pacific Rim Electrophysiology Research Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Hiroshi Nakagawa:
Director, Translational Electrophysiology
Professor of Medicine
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Sanjiv Narayan:
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA, USA

Andrea Natale:
Executive Medical Director
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute
Austin, TX, USA

Nasir Nawaz:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Crozer-Keystone Health System
Upland, PA, USA

Jose Osorio:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Alabama Cardiovascular Group
Burmingham, AL, USA

Douglas Packer:
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

Kristen K. Patton:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Seattle, WA, USA

Hakan Paydak:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Program and Laboratory
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Little Rock, AR, USA

Robert Percell:
Clinical Electrophysiologist
Medical Director
Bryan College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, NE, USA
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Medical Center
Omaha, NE, USA
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of North Dakota School of Medicine
Grand Forks, ND

Christian Perzanowski:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Bay Area Cardiology & Vascular Associates
Tampa, FL, USA

Allon Rafael:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Good Samaritan Hospital
San Jose, CA, USA

Haroon Rashid:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Virginia Heart
Falls Church, VA, USA

Sanjeev Saksena:
Clinical Profess or Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
Medical Director
The Electrophysiology Research Foundation
Warren, NJ, USA

Jose M. Sanchez:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Mercy Health System Heart Health Center
St. Louis, MO, USA

Prashanthan Sanders:
Director
The University of Adelaide Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders
Adelaide, Australia

William Sauer:
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO, USA

Boris Schmidt:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien
Frankfurt, Germany

Jagmeet Singh:
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Associate Chief, Cardiology Division
Founding Director, Resynchronization and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

Sheldon Singh:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Canada

Gregory Supple:
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Vijay Swarup:
Director
Arizona Heart Rhythm Center
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Harikrishna Tandri:
Co-director, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD) Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medical Center
Baltimore, MD, USA

Gery Tomassoni:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Baptist Physicians Medical Group
Lexington, KY, USA

Christine Tompkins:
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO, USA

Claudio Tondo:
Visiting Professor, Texas Cardiac Institute
Professor of Arrhythmia
University of Milan Centro
Cardiologico Monzino
Milan, Italy

Roderick Tung:
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA

Wendy Tzou:
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO, USA

Miguel Valderrábano:
Division Chief, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates
Houston, TX, USA

Niraj Varma:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA

Paul Wang:
Director, Stanford Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Professor of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA, USA

Michael West:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
San Juan Regional Heart Center
Farmington, MN, USA

Marcus Wharton:
Director, Frank P. Tourville Sr. Arrhythmia Center
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC, USA

Yunlong Xia:
Associate Chief, Second Department of Cardiovascular medicine
Professor, Master Supervisor, and Assistant Director
The First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University
Dalian, China

Mrinal Yadava:
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Portland, OR, USA

Yanzong Yang:
Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiology
The First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University
Dalian, China

Li Zhang:
Director, Cardiovascular Outcomes Research
The Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
Philadelphia, PA, USA