Cardiology Grand Rounds

This conference provides cardiology faculty and staff an opportunity to hear speakers from across the nation discuss current cutting edge topics that include basic science, translational, clinical and educational cardiology research.

For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Suresh Mulukutla.
For more seminars, please see the Conferences/Events page and the VMI Calendar (research).


Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00am


April 3



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Mark Roberts, MD, MPP

Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management
Director, Public Health Dynamics Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Professor of Medicine, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration and Clinical and Translational Science


Simulation Modeling and the COVID-19 Epidemic Watch Presentation
April 14



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ACC Mock Presentations

Syed Bukhari / Wild-type Transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy predicts thromboembolic risk in atrial fibrillation

Malamo Countouris / Placental Vascular Lesions and Maternal Coronary Microvascular Function by Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography 8-10 years after Delivery

Emily Guhl / Long term efficacy and predictors of recurrence for Cryo balloon pulmonary vein isolation in atrial fibrillation.

Agnes Koczo / Proinflammatory Cytokine Imbalance and Myocardial Recovery in Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Vinaya Mulkareddy / Percutaneous Intervention of Aortocoronary Graft Aneurysm: A Vision for the Future

Daniel Shpilsky / Mortality In Patients with Pre-Operative and Persistent Post-operative Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery for Mitral Regurgitation

Adil Yunis / Direct Oral Anticoagulants are Effective Therapy in Treating Left Ventricular Thrombi

April 21



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Covid19 and Venous Thromboembolism:  A Case Based Discussion

Presented by:

Dr. Michael Bashline
Dr. Syed Bukari
Dr. Agnes Koczo
Dr. Ricardo Nieves

May 5



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Senior Fellow Research Talk

Laith Alkukhun, MD
Cardiovascular Fellow

May 12



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Senior Fellow Research Talks

Emily Guhl, MD
Cardiovascular Fellow

Lindsay Cilia, MD
Cardiovascular Fellow

Cardiology Grand Rounds as they are normally scheduled are cancelled until further notice. 
As meetings are scheduled/confirmed they will be added to this website.

Division of Cardiology Academic Offices

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Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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