Dr. Gabriel Hernandez authors paper in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery on heart transplantation in congenital heart disease patients

Gabriel Hernandez, MD FACC recently published the article “Heart transplantation and in‐hospital outcomes in adult congenital heart disease patients with Fontan: A decade nationwide analysis from 2004 to 2014” in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Hernandez tells us about the paper, its findings and potential impact on adult congenital heart disease patients.

Dr. Adrienne Tin recently joined the MIND Center and Division of Nephrology as an Associate Professor. She obtained her doctoral and post-doctoral training in epidemiology with a concentration in genetics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Then she joined the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health prior to coming to UMMC.

Congratulations to many members of the Department who were recognized at the Pillars’ Awards ceremony earlier this month. The Pillars’ Recognition of Service and Inclusive

Trey Clark, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in Cardiology, has been named Medical Director of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) at UMMC’s Center for Telehealth. In this role, he will work with the telehealth team to revamp the RPM program.

Dr. Javed Butler, Chair of Medicine at UMMC, served as lead author on a White Paper published in Circulation that explored to what extent persuasive treatment effects on nonprimary end points can be used to support FDA regulatory claims and guideline recommendations.

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