CURRICULUM VITAE


JOSEPH K. PERLOFF, M.D.
Streisand/American Heart Association Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Emeritus Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

Professional Address


Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
650 Charles E Young Drive South
Room 73-369 BRI
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1679
Office Telephone (310) 825 2019
Fax: (310) 825 6346
Email: josephperloff@earthlink.net

Home Address


1467 N. Amalfi Drive
Pacific Palisades
California 90272

Place of Birth

New Orleans, Louisiana

Education


1943-1945 B.A. Tulane University
1946-1947 Pre-Medical: University of Chicago
1947-1951 M.D. Louisiana State University School of Medicine
1973 M.A. (honorary): University of Pennsylvania

Postgraduate Training


1951-1952 Internship Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
1952-1953 Resident in Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
1953-1954 Resident in Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
1954-1955 Fulbright Fellowship Institute of Cardiology, London, England
1954-1955 Dazian Foundation Fellowship for Medical Research, London, England
1955-1956 Resident in Medicine Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1956-1957 Fellow in Cardiology Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Military Service


1943-1946 United States Navy
1945-1946 Pacific Theater, North China

Licensure And Specialty Certification


Licensure:

Louisiana, New York, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, California
1960 Specialty Boards in Internal Medicine
1967 Specialty Boards in Cardiovascular Disease

Faculty Appointments


1957-1959 Clinical Instructor in Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
1959-1961 Instructor in Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
1961-1966 Assistant Professor of Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
1966-1970 Associate Professor of Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
1970-1972 Professor of Medicine; Consultant in Pediatric Cardiology; lecturer in Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
1972-1977 Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1977-Present Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics UCLA School of Medicine

Hospital and Administrative Appointments:


1959-1968 Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratories Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1968-1972 Assistant Director, Division of Cardiology Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
1972-1977 Chief, Cardiovascular Section University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1980-1998 Director, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center

Professional Affiliations


American Heart Association:


Fellow American Heart Association (FAHA)
Fellow, Council on Clinical Cardiology
Research Study Committee (1972-1975)
Chairman, Laennec Society, Council on Clinical Cardiology (1972-1973)
Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council Representative (1974-1977)
Program Committee, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (1968-1972)
Committee on Standards for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
Council on Rheumatic Fever and Congenital Heart Disease
Committee on Congenital Cardiac Defects of the Council on Rheumatic Fever and Congenital Heart Disease
Committee on Standardized Terminology

American Heart Association, Greater Los Angeles


Fellowship Study Section (1978-1988)
George C. Griffith Visiting Professorship Commission (1986-1996)
Advisory Council (1996-2005)

Heart Association, District Of Columbia


Chairman, Research Committee (1966-1967)

Heart Association Of Southeastern Pennsylvania


Research Committee (1972-1975)
Heart Disease In Children Committee (1974-1977)
Symposium Committee (1973-1975)
Professional Education Committee (1975-1976)
Board of Governors (1975-1977)

American College Of Cardiology


Fellow
Board of Trustees (1968-1971), (1972-1975), (1983-1988)
Treasurer (1968-1971)
Budget Committee (1968-1971)
National Committee for Continuing Education (1971-1975)
Coordinator, Middle Atlantic States, National Committee for Continuing Education, Education Programs (1971-1977)
Committee on Standardized Terminology
Committee for Professional Communications
Chairman, Program Committee (Master Teacher Sessions), Annual Scientific Session 1973
Committee on Research in Continuing Medical Education
Heart House Intramural Programs Committee (1982-1985)
Advisory Committee Alternative Technologies of Teaching in Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart House, October 1985

American College of Physicians


Fellow
Committee, Medical Self-Assessment Program, Cardiovascular Disease. (1971)

Other


American Association for the Advancement of Science
Archeological Institute of America
Association of University Cardiologists
Board of Examiners - Subspecialty Board on Cardiovascular Disease
Intersociety Commission for Heart Disease Resources, Executive Committee
American Association of University Professors
American Federation for Clinical Research
Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
International Association, Cardiovascular System Dynamics
Western Society for Clinical Research
Western Association of Physicians
American Society of Echocardiography
Consultant, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda
California Society of Pediatric Cardiology
International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease, Co-founder
Advisory Board, Adult Congenital Heart Association.

Editorial Boards


1968-1981, 1991-present American Heart Journal
2005 Guest Editor
1973-1981, 1990-present Circulation
1984 Guest Editor Circulation
1972-Current American Journal of Cardiology
1973-1977 Annals of Internal Medicine
1979-1989 Primary Cardiology
1979-1984 Cardiovascular Medicine
1980-1993 ACCEL of the American College of Cardiology
1981-Current International Journal of Cardiology,
1981- B.C. Decker Inc., Publisher
1981-1992 Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasonography
1982-1995 Journal of the American College of Cardiology
1984-1996 Annals of Thoracic Surgery
1985-2001 Current Opinion in Cardiology, Gower Medical Publishing
1991-1998 Heart and Lung. The Journal of Critical Car
1997-2004 Current Opinion in Women’s Health
1998-2002 Section Editor on Cardiology, Journal of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
2000- Section Editor, Congenital Heart Disease, Current Cardiology Reports
2003- current Up-to-Date on line journal
2009- Journal of Geriatric Cardiology

Reviewer


New England Journal of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery

Other Professional Affiliations


1957-1970 Consultant, Veterans Administration Hospital, Washington, DC
1972-1977 Consultant, Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
1972-1977 Senior Attending Physician, Philadelphia General Hospital
1962-1987 Consultant, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1970-1972 Consultant, Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, DC
1972-1977 Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases, Naval Regional Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
1987-2003 Associate Investigator, Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine
1989-2000 Consultant, Jerry Lewis Neuromuscular Research Center
1998-present Advisory Board, International Registry for Pregnancy in Complex Congenital Heart Disease

Academic Committees At University Of Pennsylvania


1972-1973 Chair, Search Committee - Cardiothoracic Surgery
1973-1975 Medical Board, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
1974-1976 Pepper Honor Medical Society, University Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1975-1976 Subcommittee on Graduate Education University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Academic Committees At UCLA School Of Medicine


1977-1987 Biomedical Library Faculty Advisor
1977-1978 Ethel Wilson Bowles Bequest Committee
1978-1982 Coordinator, Third Year Medicine Clerkship
1978-1982 Undergraduate Medical Education Committee
1978-1985 Internship Advisory Committee
1979-1982 California Policy Seminar, Institute of Governmental Studies, UC, Berkeley
1979 Search Committee, James H. Nicholson Chair of Pediatric Cardiology
1979-1982 Search Committee, Chief of Pediatric Cardiology
1980 Committee on Accelerated Promotions
1980 Housestaff Career Guidance Committee
1980-1981 Planning Committee, Clinical Research Center for Behavioral Sciences
1981 Laboratory of Nuclear Medicine of the Laboratory of Biomedical and Environmental Sciences
1981-1984 Faculty Executive Committee
1982-1983 Legislative Assembly
1979-1987 Borun Visiting Professor Committee
1987 Awards, Lectureships and Visiting Professorships Committee
1987 Coordinator, Aesculapians Lecture Series
1987 Physicians' Health Committee
1989-1996 George C. Griffith Visiting Professorship Commission, American Heart Association, Greater Los Angeles
1989-1992 Committees for Rank, Tenure and Promotion
1992 Dean’s Review Committee, Dept. of Radiological Sciences and Division of Nuclear Medicine

Awards And Honors


1951 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1954-1955 Fulbright Fellowship , London, England
1959-1969 National Heart Institute (NIH), Research Career Development Award
1969 Outstanding Attending Physician, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
1972, 1975 Master Teacher, American College of Cardiology
1974 John Morgan Society, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1974 Undergraduate Medical Association Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1977, 1979 Great Teacher, American Heart Association
1980 Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
1982 Award for Distinction in Graduate Teaching, University of California, Los Angeles
1983 Streisand/American Heart Association Chaired Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
1987 Chancellor's Selection, "The Best of UCLA"
1992 UCLA Medical Center, Patient Satisfaction Survey, "Best Doctor in the World" Award
1993 National Physician of the Year Award, American Heart Association
1996 The Ernst von Leyden Medal, Hospital Charité, Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany
1998 Ahmanson Foundation, $1,000,000 Endowment, UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
1998 Commemorative Medaile and Honorary Degree on the occasion of the 650th anniversary of the founding of Charles University (1348), Prague, Czech Republic
1998 Sherman M. Mellinkoff Honor Faculty Award
2001 America’s Top Doctors 2001
2002 European/North American Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease in Adults, in Honor of Professor Joseph K. Perloff, Santorini, Greece
2003 UCLA School of Medicine Award of Extraordinary Merit (Medical school’s higest honor)
2005 UCLA Pediatric Cardiology annual Corozon honoree
2008 Joseph K. Perloff Fellowship, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center.
2008 First Lifetime Achievement Award, American College of Cardiology

Selected Visiting Professorships And Honor Lectures


1967 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
1969 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Medical School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1970 Visiting Professor of Medicine, National University, Caracas, Venezuela
1971 Visiting Professor of Medicine New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical Center
1971 Visiting Professor of Medicine Dartmouth Medical School
1971 Paul Wood Memorial Lecturer, American College of Cardiology
1971 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
1972 William Pepper Honor Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1972 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Iowa
1972 Visiting Professor of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York
1972 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston
1973 Seventh Annual Philadelphia College of Physicians Lectureship
1973 Hatch W. Cummings Visiting Professor Baylor College of Medicine
1973 Stanley J. Sarnoff Visiting Professor, Duke University Medical Center
1973 Visiting Professor of Cardiology, University of California, San Diego
1973 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
1973 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain
1974 Alpha Omega Alpha Lecturer, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
1974 Annual Honor Lecture, New York Cardiological Society
1974 Carl J. Wiggers Memorial Lecturer, American Heart Association
1974 Hexter Memorial Lecturer, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
1975 Edward F. Bland Visiting Professor of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
1975 Keynote speaker, Mitral Valve Symposium, Paris, France
1976 John S. Lawrence Visiting Professor, UCLA School of Medicine
1976 Leo M. Taran Visiting Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, New York University Medical Center
1976 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
1976 Honor Lecturer, Seventh European Congress of Cardiology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1976 First Annual Samuel Bellet Memorial Lecturer, Philadelphia, PA
1977 Visiting Physician, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
1977 Visiting Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
1977 Visiting Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco
1977 Fifth Annual William J. Deely Memorial Lecture, San Diego Heart Association
1979 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1980 Eleventh Annual Helen and Payne Whitney Distinguished Lecturer in Medicine, Cornell University Medical College, New York
1980 John Archinard Memorial Lecturer, Ochsner Clinic and Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA
1980 Visiting Professor of Medicine, George Washington University Medical School, Washington, DC
1981 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
1981 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor
1981 Keynote Lecture XVIII Chilean Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vina del Mar
1981 Visiting Professor, Centro Cardiovascular, Hospital Luis Calvo Mackenna, Universidad de Chile and Hospital Roberto del Rio, Santiago, Chile
1981 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
1982 Twelfth William L. MacDonald Lecture, Ontario Heart Association.
1982 Visiting Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics. Queens University, Kingston, Canada
1982 John Keith Lecturer, 35th Annual Meeting, The Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Calgary, Alberta
1983 Visiting Professor of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1983 Physican-in-Chief Pro Tempore and Inaugural Edward Budnitz Lecturer, Department of Medicine, The University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
1984 Ninth Annual Arthur B. Richter Lectureship, Indiana University School of Medicine
1984 Visiting Professor, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, der Universitat Munchen, Germany
1986 Franz J. Ingelfinger Visiting Professor, Boston City Hospital
1986 Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of California, Davis
1986 Rosenfeld Lecture of the Sackler Foundation, Visiting Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
1986 Visiting Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1987 Lawrence H. Green Lecture, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
1987 Cazden Memorial Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Cardiology, The Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland
1988 Visiting Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham
1988 Visiting Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
1988 Commemorative Lecture, Laennec Society, Hakone, Honshu, Japan.
1988 Honor Lecturer , Tokyo Society of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo
1988 Robert S. Flinn Visiting Professor, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
1988 Krongold Oration, Australia/New Zealand Cardiac Society, Melbourne.
1988 Visiting Lecturer, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, University of Sydney School of Medicine and University of Auckland Medical School, New Zealand.
1990 Keynote speaker, Annual Scientific Sessions, Pediatric Cardiology Society, Memphis, Tennessee.
1990 Fourth Annual Mc Cue Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond.
1991 Annual Janet Baldwin Lecture, New York Academy of Pediatric Cardiology
1991 Visiting Professor, Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center, New York
1991 Annual Lecturer, Academy of Cardiology, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1991 The Linda Pollin Foundation/National Institute of Mental Health Annual Award of Distinction, Bethesda, Maryland.
1991 Keynote Lecturer, Conference on Congenital Heart Disease in Adults, University of Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany.
1991 Keynote Lecture, Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases, Friedrich Baur Institut, University of Munich, Germany
1991 Keynote Lecture, Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India, Hyderabad, India
1992 Visiting Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus
1992 Keynote Lecture, Annual Samuel Kaplan Cardiology Lectureship Series, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati
1993 Keynote Lecture, 41st Annual Scientific Sessions, Japanese College of Cardiology Fukuoka, Japan
1994 Visiting Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Medical Center, New York.
1994 Visiting Professor, Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital and Policlinic, Umberto University Hospital, Rome, Italy.
1994 Honor Lecturer and Visiting Professor, Medizinische Hochschule, Hannover, Germany
1995 Criscitiello Visiting Professor, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
1996 Visiting Professor, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
1996 Keynote Lecture, Chicago Cardiology Symposium, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
1996 The Ernst von Leyden Lecturer, Hospital Charité, Humbolt University, Berlin, Germany
1997 The Fifth Annual Miriam Lemberg Visiting Professorship in Cardiovascular Disease, University of Miami, School of Medicine
1997 Visiting Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1997 Visiting Professor, Texas Heart Institute and Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
1998 Visiting Lecturer, Rabin Medical Center and Schneider Children’s Hospital, Tel Aviv University, Israel
1998 Visiting Professor, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Centre, Toronto Hospital, and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
1998 Recipient, Commemorative Medal coined by the Czech Republic on the occasion of the 650th anniversary of the founding of Charles University in 1348
1998 Annual Lecture, New York Cardiology Fellows Association, American Heart Association
1998 Visiting Professor, Cardiovascular Division, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
1999 Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Lecturer, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical School
1999 David Pugh Lecture, University of Kansas, Kansas City
2000 Katkov-Lundeen Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Cardiology. The Children’s Heart Clinic, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2001 Visiting Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
2001 Distinguished Lecturer, Royal Brompton Hospital, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
2001 The 2001 Faculty Teaching Award, University of California, Los Angeles
2001 Simon Dack Visiting Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York Visiting Professor, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
2002 Keynote Lecture, 24th annual meeting, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, New York
2002 The Howard Gilman Foundation Lecture, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the New York Cardiological Society
2002 The Frances and Margaret Stout Memorial Lectureship in Cardiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
2003 European/North American Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, Santorini, Greece. In honour of Professor Joseph K. Perloff
2003 Visiting Professor, Texas Heart Institute/St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston
2003 Visiting Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Childrens’ Hospital (Barnesklinikken, Rikshospitalet), University of Oslo, Norway
2004 Keynote Speaker, Third International Congress on Cardiovascular Disease, Taipei, Taiwan
2005 Louis Dinon Memorial Lecture, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
2005 Annual Visiting Professor, William Beaumont Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
2005 Annual Visiting Professor, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2008 Visiting Professor, Texas Heart Institute and Methodist Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
2008 Visiting Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung General Hospital Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Awards of Special Significance


2000 Sherman M. Mellinkoff Award, highest faculty honor conferred by the UCLA Medical School
2004 UCLA School of Medicine Award of Extraordinary Merit in recognition of contributions of unusually great benefit in enhancing the reputation of the School through major advances in the biomedical sciences
2008 First American College of Cardiology Lifetime Achievement Award


Selected Awards And Honors


Great Teacher Award, American Heart Association, 1977
National Physician of the Year Award, American Heart Association, 1993
Commemorative Medaile in celebration of the 650th anniversary of the founding of Charles University, Prague, the Czech Republic, 1998
Sherman M. Mellinkoff Award, highest faculty honor conferred by the UCLA Medical School, 2000
European/North American Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease in Adults.
In Honour of Professor Joseph K. Perloff, Santorini, Greece, 2003
UCLA School of Medicine Award of Extraordinary Merit in recognition of contributions of unusually great benefit in enhancing the reputation of the School through major advances in the biomedical sciences, 2004
First American College of Cardiology Lifetime Achievement Award, 2008

Postgraduate Courses (Directed Or Co-Directed)


1970 Clinical Manifestations of Heart Disease: Their Physiologic Basis. American College of Cardiology and Georgetown University School of Medicine, sponsors.
1973 Congenital Heart Disease from Birth to Adulthood. American College of Cardiology and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, sponsors.
1974 An Electrophysiological Appoach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias. American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, sponsors.
1975 Echocardiography for the Clinician. American College of Cardiology and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, sponsors.
1975 Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiology, Diagnosis, Treatment. American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, sponsors.
1976 Cardiac Auscultation: Echocardiographic Correlations. American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, sponsors.
1977 Echocardiography for the Clinician. American College of Cardiology and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, sponsors.
1978 Echocardiographic Solutions to Clinical Problems in Cardiology. American College of Cardiology and University of California, Los Angeles, sponsors.
1979 The Fundamentals of Echocardiography - A Practical Course for Clinicians. American College of Cardiology Heart House, Bethesda, Maryland, sponsor.
1980 Fundamentals of Echocardiography: An Introductory Course for Clinicians. American College of Cardiology and the University of California, Los Angeles, sponsors.
1980 Functional Anatomy of Heart Disease - Clinician and Pathologist, Joseph K. Perloff and William C. Roberts, Heart House, Bethesda MD.
1981 Clinical Echocardiography, 1981. M-mode, 2-dimensional and Pulse Doppler Techniques. American College of Cardiology and University of California, Los Angeles, sponsors. San Diego, CA.
1981 Fundamentals of Echocardiography: An Introductory Course for Clinicians. American College of Cardiology and University of California Los Angeles, sponsors.
1982 Advanced Clinical Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, San Diego, CA.
1983 Advanced Clinical Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, San Diego, CA.
1984 Advanced Clinical Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, San Diego, CA.
1985 Advanced Clinical Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, San Diego, CA.
1986 Advanced Clinical Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, San Diego, CA.
1987 Advanced Clinical Echocardiography, American College of Cardiology, San Diego, CA.
1990 Director, 22nd Annual Bethesda Conference, Congenital Heart Disease after Pediatrics, an Expanding Patient Population.
1995 Co-Chairman, 3rd International Conference on Stroke. Heart and Brain, Prague, Czech Republic.
1998 International Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Prague, Czech Republic