Source Kit

Richard A. Gray, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cardiac Rhythm Management Laboratory, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Contact: (205) 975-4715;

Edward F. Philbin, MD, Section of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Contact: (313) 916-2895;

Richard Pozen, MD, National Medical Director, Vivra Heart Services, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Contact: (954) 723-9611.

Angel Leon, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Emory Health Care/Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta. Contact: (404) 686-3490.

John Boehmer, MD, Medical Director, Heart Failure Center and Heart Transplant Program, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA. Contact: (717) 531-5888.

Diana Campau, Media Relations, Medtronic, Minneapolis. Contact: (612) 514-4920;;

John Messenger, MD, Medical Director, Cardiovascular Services, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA. Contact: (562) 933-3204.

Paul Friedman, MD, Cardiologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Contact: (507) 255-2501.

Chuck Yerich, Heart Failure Specialist, Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis. Contact: (888) 789-8603.

Peggy Malikowski, Marketing Associate, Heart Failure, Guidant Corp., St. Paul, MN. Contact: (651) 582-4000;

Denise Chavez, Product Manager, Emerging Indications, St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN. Contact: (818) 493-4088;

Marc Silver, MD, Director, Congestive Heart Failure Center, Christ Hospital, Chicago, Division of Advocate Healthcare, Oakbrook, IL. Contact: (630) 572-9393.

Patti Ludwig-Beymer, PhD, RN, Director, Care Management, and Administrator, Research and Education, Advocate Healthcare, Oakbrook, IL. Contact: (630) 990-5654.

Elgin Kennedy, MD, San Mateo, CA. Contact: (415) 348-3647.

Torbjørn Aarsland, RN, Central Hospital, Rogaland, Stavanger, Norway. Contact: (47) 51834100;