Jack Lewin, MD is President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Lewin served as CEO of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) from 2006 through April 2012. The 41,000 member ACC represents over 90% of U.S. cardiologists, 5,000 cardiovascular nurses and clinicians and over 5,000 international members. Prior to his stint at ACC, Lewin was CEO of the 35,000 member California Medical Association for eight years. Previously, he was Hawaii's Director of Health from 1986-1994, overseeing 6,500 employees, 12 hospitals, and a billion-dollar budget. Before that, as a Commissioned Officer in the US Public Health Service, Dr. Lewin was the founder and first Director of the Navajo Nation Department of Health, serving the needs of America's largest American Indian tribe. He currently serves as the voluntary Chairman of the Board for the National Coalition on Health Care. In 2011, he was named as one of Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. Dr. Lewin received his BA in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, and his MD from the University of Southern California. Jack may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gary S. Mintz, MD, Chief Medical Officer, is a renowned expert in the area of cardiovascular imaging and has extensive experience in both interventional cardiology and cardiac ultrasound. He joined the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in 1991 as Director of the Coronary Ultrasound Program, which has studied over 30,000 patients using intravascular ultrasound and has made fundamental observations about the pathology, pathogenesis, and mechanisms of coronary atherosclerosis, catheter-based interventions, and restenosis. Gary may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Andrew F. Kraus, Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer, oversees Finance, Information Technologies, operational and corporate digital strategies, technology infrastructure for the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation, CRF Clinical Trials Center, and CRF Center for Education. A successful entrepreneur and seasoned executive with over 21 years of experience in the clinical trial industry, Andrew has led business operations through the development and implementation of advanced technology solutions. Prior to CRF, Andrew served as Executive VP, Global Data Technologies at ICON, plc. Before joining ICON, Andrew founded his first company in 1998, and in 2001 was Co-Founder and served on the Board of Directors of Beacon Bioscience, a medical imaging core laboratory. Andrew received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on neural networks in medical image analysis. Andrew may be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Donald L. Abrams, Esq, General Counsel, has worked at CRF since August 2000. Prior to this, he served as Corporate Counsel at Columbia Cornell Care. Don may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Eileen Morales, Controller, came to CRF in January 2001. She had previously been in the accounting office of a law firm in New York. Eileen may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD, Executive Director of the CRF Clinical Trials Center (CTC), oversees all CTC activities. Dr. Ben-Yehuda is a distinguished clinical cardiologist and co-author of numerous scientific publications in top tier medical journals. Most recently, Dr. Ben-Yehuda was Vice President, Cardiovascular Clinical Research at Gilead Sciences. Prior to that, he was Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Director of the Coronary Care Unit at UCSD Medical Center. Dr. Ben-Yehuda also served as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Ori can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Juan F. Granada, MD, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer of the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation. Prior to joining CRF, Dr. Granada served as Director of Cardiovascular Translational Research at the Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, in Houston, Texas. Juan may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Joshua D. Hartman, Executive Director, CRF Center for Education (CED), joined CRF in May 2007. Prior to becoming Executive Director of the CED, he was Director, Educational Services & Strategic Relations and Managing Editor of TCTMD. Previously, Josh served as the Director of Online Marketing and Education at PPD, Inc. and Clinsights, Inc., and before that, a Senior Consultant in the Integrated Health Group at Deloitte Consulting. He helped found and develop the TCTMD web site in April 2000. Josh may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Philippe Généreux, MD, is Director, Angiographic Core Laboratory at CRF. He also serves as an Interventional Cardiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal. He received his medical degree from the Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada and is currently pursuing a PhD at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Philippe may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alejandra Guerchicoff, PhD, Co-Director, Event Adjudication and Reporting at the CRF Clinical Trials Center. Dr Guerchicoff devoted her basic and clinical research efforts to studying the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of heart disease. Dr Guerchicoff is a member of the faculty at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Laboratory Director for the New York University Cardiogenomics Program and for the Molecular Genetic Program at the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory. Alejandra may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Greg L. Kaluza, MD, PhD, Director of Research of the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation. Prior to joining CRF, Dr. Kaluza served as Scientific Director of the Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions and as Co-Director of the Core Angiographic Laboratory at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute in Houston, Texas. Greg may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fun Lee, CMP, Director, Meetings & Exhibits, joined CRF in June 2006 as Manager, Meeting Planning. She was previously Events and Chapter Development Manager for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Meetings Manager for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Fun may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hugh J. Linnehan, JD, Director of Operations at the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation. Hugh has held leadership positions in the non-profit and business sectors, and most recently served as Executive Director of RHD International, a non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and control of rheumatic heart disease. Hugh may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Melissa Nichols, Director, Data Coordinating Center, oversees the Biostatistics, Programming, and Data Management at the CRF Clinical Trials Center. Prior to joining CRF, Melissa worked as a consultant for Cytel Inc., Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, and Genzyme Corporation. She also previously served as Associate Director for Biostatistics at Infinity Pharmaceuticals, and a Principal Biostatistician for CominatoRx , Synta Pharmaceuticals, and Genyzme. Melissa is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts in Statistics and a Master of Sciences in Biostatistics. Melissa can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kelli O'Toole, PHR, Director of Human Resources and Office Services, joined CRF in 2001. Prior to that, she worked in Human Resources at another non-profit organization in New York. Kelli may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tricia Rawh, Director, Industry Relations, is responsible for all relationships with industry for the Center for Education. She oversees grant acquisition, promotional sponsorships, exhibits, and satellite symposia. Tricia joined CRF in June 2008 as a Project Manager in the Creative and Marketing Services department before transitioning over to a program project management role in the Educational Services & Strategic Relations department. Prior to joining CRF, she was an Account Manager at Thomas Publishing Company LLC. Tricia may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Colleen Whelan, Director, CME and Program Development, joined CRF in May 2000 in Academic Coordination. Prior to that, she was a Research Assistant in the Cath Lab at Cornell Medical College. Colleen can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

  • Transradial Symposium
    Transradial Symposium 2015
    Feb 7, 2015
    Renaissance Dallas Hotel
    2222 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX

    CTO
    Chronic Total Occlusion 2015: A Live Case Demonstration Course
    Feb 26-27, 2015
    New York Hilton Midtown
    1335 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY

    Echo Course
    17th Annual Echocardiography Conference
    Apr 26-28, 2015
    New York, NY

    Fellows Course
    21st Annual Interventional Cardiology Fellows Course
    May 14-17, 2015
    Fontainebleau Miami Beach
    4441 Collins Ave
    Miami Beach, FL

    TVT
    Transcatheter Valve Therapies (TVT) 2015
    Jun 4-6, 2015
    Hilton Chicago Hotel
    720 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago, IL

    TCT
    Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2015
    Oct 11-15, 2015
    The Moscone Center
    San Francisco, CA

    Pulse
    Pulse of the City Gala
    Dec 11, 2015
    New York City, NY

  • TTT in Partnership with TCT
    Taiwan Transcatheter Therapeutics
    Jan 10-11, 2015
    Taipei City, Taiwan

    Bangla Interventional Therapeutics
    Feb 6-7, 2015
    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    JIM
    Joint Interventional Meeting
    Feb 12-14, 2015
    Rome, Italy

    CIT in Partnership with TCT
    Chinese Interventional Therapeutics
    Mar 19-22, 2015
    Shanghai, China

    4th Annual Innovations in Valve and Structural Heart Disease
    Apr 2-4, 2015
    Paradise Island, Bahamas

    Cardiovascular Summit-TCTAP
    Apr 28-May 1, 2015
    Seoul, Korea

    TCT Russia
    Jun 18-20, 2015
    Moscow, Russia

    SOLACI in Partnership with TCT
    Sociedad Latinoamericana de Cardiología Intervencionista
    Aug 5-7, 2015
    Mexico City, Mexico

    TCT India
    Advanced Cardiovascular Solutions
    Aug 14-16, 2015
    Hyderabad, India

    CACI (TCT Highlights Session)
    Oct 2015
    Buenos Aires, Argentina