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Committees

Executive Committee

The role of the Executive Committee is to support the policy and governance work of the full Board and act on behalf of the Board in specified situations.

2008-09 Executive Committee Members

Charles Lowenstein, MD, Chair
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Clay Marsh, MD
The Ohio State University

Jon Lomasney, MD
Northwestern University

Charles Lowenstein, MD
Chair, Scientific Committee; Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Ann Marie Schmidt, MD
Columbia University

Debra Schwinn, MD
University of Washington Dana Boyd (non-voting member>
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Alumni Committee

The role of the Alumni Committee is to enhance the professional development of alumni and engage them in the work of the Foundation and its mission.

2008-09 Alumni Committee Members

Andrew Plump, MD, PhD, Chair
Merck & Co

Nancy Halnon, MD, Vice Chair
University of California, Los Angeles

Christopher Dyke, MD, Immediate Past Chair
Alaska Heart Institute

Eric Adler, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Aarti Asnani, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
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Leslie Cooper, MD
Mayo Clinic

Gabriel Fine
University of Washington

Charles Hong, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University
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J. Peter Oettgen, MD
Harvard Medical School

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Audit Committee

The role of the Audit Committee is to provide independent oversight of the organization's financial reporting, internal controls and audit functions.

2008-09 Audit Committee Members

Mr. John Stone, Chair
The Ohio State University

Gary Gerstenblith, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Anne Taylor, MD
Columbia University


Finance/Investment Committee

The role of the Finance/Investment Committee is to help the Board discharge its overall fiduciary responsibilities.

2008-09 Finance/Investment Committee Members

Jon Lomasney, MD, Chair
Northwestern University

Mr. James Elsass
Northwestern University

Gilbert Raff, MD
William Beaumont Hospital

Mr. John Stone
The Ohio State University


Fundraising Task Force

The role of the Fundraising Task Force is to assist the Board in achieving the strategic plan by enhancing and diversifying the Foundation's resources

2008-09 Fundraising Task Force Committee Members

Myron Weisfeldt, MD, Chair
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Jon Lomasney, MD
Northwestern University

Charles Lowenstein, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Clay Marsh, MD
The Ohio State University

Jere Mitchell, MD
University of Texas, Southwestern

Richard Page, MD
University of Washington

Wm. John Powell, MD
Merck & Co. (retired)


Governance Committee

The role of the Governance Committee is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the Foundation's governance, and to ensure a strong leadership succession.

2008-09 Governance Committee Members

Clay Marsh, MD, Chair
The Ohio State University

Daniel Friedman, MD
Presbyterian Heart Group, Albuquerque, NM

Gary Gerstenblith, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Elsa-Grace Giardina, MD
Columbia University

Lee Goldman, MD
Columbia University

Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Charles Lowenstein, MD
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Andrew Plump, MD, PhD
Merck & Co.

Ann Marie Schmidt, MD
Columbia University


Scientific Committee

The role of the Scientific Committee is to oversee the Foundation's scientific programs, including the Sarnoff Fellowship Program and the Scholar Fellow-to-Faculty Research Award, and to advance the Foundation's reputation as a distinguished scientific organization.

2008-09 Scientific Committee Members

Ann-Marie Schmidt, MD, Chair
Gerald & Janet Carrus Professor of Surgical Science
Chief, Division of Surgical Science, Department of Surgery Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
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Debra Schwinn, MD, Vice Chair
Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington
She is a current Sarnoff Sponsor
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E. Dale Abel, MD, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
University of Utah, School of Medicine
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Eric Adler, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology
Mount Sinai Hospital
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Aarti Asnani, MD
Resident
Massachusetts General Hospital

H. Scott Baldwin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Laboratory Sciences in Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical School
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Jonathan Epstein, MD
William Wikoff Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Pennsylvania
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Gabriel Fine
Medical Student
University of Washington

Daniel Garry, MD, PhD
Chief, Cardiology Division
University of Minnesota
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Joseph Hill, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Cardiology
University of Texas, Southwestern

Charles Hong, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Vanderbilt University

Thomas Michel, MD, PhD
Dean for Education
Harvard Medical School
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Alan Moskowitz, MD
Professor of Health Policy and Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Paul Noble, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
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J. Peter Oettgen, MD
Director of Preventive Cardiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
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David J. Pinsky, MD
J. Griswold Ruth MD & Margery Hopkins Ruth Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Center
University of Michigan
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Wendy Post, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
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Michael Regnier, PhD
Associate Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington

Jean Schaffer, MD
Virginia Minnich Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes Research Training Center
Washington University School of Medicine
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Philip Tsao, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
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