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The Role and Responsibilities of the Editorial Board

The editorial board is a critical component of the journal’s success. Each year, the field of heart failure expands with new and promising technology and techniques. The board plays a vital role in the recruitment of trending and novel topics. In addition, the journal receives many articles that must be reviewed and scientifically critiqued in a timely fashion. In addition, the input of the editorial board is needed to ensure the journal continues to evolve and meet the needs of the scientific community.
This document outlines the role and responsibilities of editorial board members.

Editor-in-Chief

Maya Guglin, MD, PhD
Director, Heart Failure/Heart Transplantation/MCS Services
Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
Krannert Institute of Cardiology
Indianapolis, IN, USA

Editorial Board

Igor D. Gregoric, MD, FACC, Chairman, Editoral Board
Program Director, Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Chief, Surgical Division, Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Professor of Surgery, McGovern Medical School
Department of Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation
University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center/Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX, USA

Biswajit Kar, MD
Chief, Medical Division, Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Professor, McGovern Medical School
Department of Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation
University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center/Heart & Vascular Institute

Bojan Vrtovec, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Center
UMC Ljubljana
Slovenia

Maks Mihalj, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
University Hospital Bern
Switzerland

Sean Pinney, MD
Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant Program
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY, USA

Gurusher Panjrath, MD, FACC, FAHA
Director, Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs
Associate Professor of Medicine
The George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Washington, DC, USA

Eugenia Raichlin, MD, FACC
Professor, Cardiology
Loyola University Medical Center
Chicago, IL, USA

Mark Jay Zucker, MD, JD, FACC, FACP
Director, Cardiothoracic Transplantation Programs
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ, USA

Emma J Birks, MD, PhD, FRCP
Section Chief, Department of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, USA

Thierry H. Le Jemtel, MD
Henderson Chair Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
School of Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA, USA

Leslie W. Miller, MD
Professor of Medicine
Tampa, FL, USA

Mariano Feccia, MD
Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo - Forlanini
Rome, Itlay