CII Staff Directory

Todd Adams

Electronics Specialist

 

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-0972

EMAIL taadam04@louisville.edu

Balamurugan Appakalai , Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 

Department of Surgery

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1131

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL b0appa02@louisville.edu

 

Jeannine Barron

Administrative Associate

 

Division of Pediatric Heart Research

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-5809

FAX 502-852-7195

EMAIL jpbarr07@louisville.edu

Jason Beare , M.S.

Research Coordinator

 

Division of Cardiovascular Thereputics

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-2278

EMAIL jason.beare@louisville.edu

 

Roberto Bolli, MD, FAHA

Scientific Director

 

Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biophysics

 

Director, Institute of Molecular Cardiology

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1381

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL roberto.bolli@louisville.edu

Nolan Lee Boyd , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Deparment of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville

 

Cardiovascular Therapeutics

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-3169

FAX 502-852-1795

EMAIL nolan.boyd@louisville.edu

 

Jacob Dale

Lab Manager

 

Division of Cardiovascular Therapeutics

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-2676

FAX 502-852-1795

EMAIL jacob.dale@louisville.edu

Kittie K. Eubank

Sr. Unit Business Manager

 

Executive Office

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1451

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL kittie.eubank@louisville.edu

 

Brain Gettler

Research Engineering Scientist

 

Biofical Organs

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

EMAIL brian.gettler@louisville.edu

Dushan T. Ghooray

Research Tech II

 

Surgery, Transplant

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 852-5630

EMAIL dtghoo01@louisville.edu

 

Guruprasad Anapathur Giridharan , Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-2589

FAX 502-852-5458

EMAIL gagiri01@louisville.edu

Kimberly Goughler

Senior Program Coordinator

 

Executive Office

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-7895

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL kimberly.goughler@louisville.edu

 

Laman A. Gray , Jr., M.D.

Executive and Medical Director

 

Professor of Surgery, University of Louisville

 

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1381

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL lagray01@louisville.edu

Eric L. Heil

Technical Specialist Senior

 

IT

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institue

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1794

EMAIL eric.heil@louisville.edu

 

James B. Hoying , Ph.D.

Division Chief, Cardiovascular Therapeutics

 

Professor, Depatment of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-2170

FAX 502-852-1795

EMAIL jay.hoying@louisville.edu

Bradley B. Keller , M.D.

Division Chief, Pediatric Heart Research

 

Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, and Toxicology, and Bioengineering

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-5809

FAX 502-852-7195

EMAIL brad.keller@louisville.edu

 

Natia Qipshidze Kelm

Postdoctoral Associate

 

Regenerative Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

EMAIL n0qips01@louisville.edu

Steven C. Koenig , Ph.D.

Professor of Bioengineering and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

 

Endowed Chair Cardiac Implant Science

 

Bioengineering and Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Louisville

 
 

PHONE 502-852-7320

FAX 502-852-5458

EMAIL steven.koenig@louisville.edu

 

Vincent LaRussa , Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-854-0562

FAX 502-852-1795

EMAIL vflaru01@louisville.edu

Amanda Jo LeBlanc , Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Depatment of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville

 

Regenerative Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-854-0560

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL ajbell01@louisville.edu

 

Gopalakrishnan Loganathan , M.S.

Senior Research Associate, Clinical Islet Laboratory Manager

 

Department of Surgery

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-2166

FAX 502-852-1795

EMAIL g0loga01@louisville.edu

Giuseppe Militello

Research Technologist Senior

 

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute.

 
 

PHONE 502-852-8591

EMAIL g0mili02@louisville.edu

 

Gretel Monreal , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

 

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-2088

FAX 502-852-5458

EMAIL gretel.monreal@louisville.edu

George M. Pantalos , Ph.D.

Professor of Cardiovascular, Thoracic Surgery and Bioengineering

 

Artificial Organs and Circulatory Assist Devices

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-4345

FAX 502-852-7195

EMAIL gmpant02@louisville.edu

 

Leslie C. Sherwood , D.V.M.

Associate Professor

 

Assitant Director Research Resources Facilities

 

Director of Veternary Sciences Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-6049

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL leslie.sherwood@louisville.edu

Mark Slaughter , M.D.

Professor

 

Chair

 

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and Bioengineering

 
 

PHONE 502-561-2187

FAX 502-561-2190

EMAIL msslau01@louisville.edu

 

Mike Sobieski , R.N., CCP

Program Manager

 

Director of Translational Research, Artifical Organs and Circulatory Assist Devices

 

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

 
 

PHONE 502-561-2180

FAX 502-852-5458

EMAIL msobieski@aol.com

Kevin Soucy , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery and Bioengineering

 

Division of Artificial Organs and Circulatory Assist Devices

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1891

FAX 502-852-5458

EMAIL k0souc01@louisville.edu

 

William Tucker

Research Technologist Senior

 

Department of Surgery

 
 

PHONE 502-852-5630

EMAIL wwtuck01@louisville.edu

Shizuka Uchida , Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

 

Division of Regenerative Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 854-0570

EMAIL shizuka.uchida@louisville.edu

 

Sheila Watkins

Administrative Associate

 

Division of Cardiovascular Therapeutics

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-4416

FAX 502-852-1795

EMAIL srwatk05@louisville.edu

Tyler Matthew Weirick

Research Technologist Senior

 

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-8590

EMAIL tmweir01@louisville.edu

 

Stuart K. Williams , Ph.D.

Professor, Depatment of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville

 

Division Chief, Bioficial Heart

 

Jewish Hospital Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Innovation

 
 

PHONE 502-852-1379

FAX 502-852-1391

EMAIL stu.williams@louisville.edu

Cary Woolard

Biomedical Engineer

 

Department of Bioengineering

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-4885

FAX 502-852-5458

EMAIL c0wool01@louisville.edu

 

Fei Ye , M.D., Ph.D.

Research Associate

 

Division of Pediatric Heart Research

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-854-0569

FAX 502-852-7195

EMAIL f0ye0001@louisville.edu

Fangping Yuan , M.D.

Research Associate

 

Regenerative Medicine

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-854-0573

FAX 502-852-7195

EMAIL f0yuan01@louisville.edu

 

Shirong Zheng , M.D., Ph.D.

Research Associate, Senior

 

Division of Cardiovascular Therapeutics

 

Cardiovascular Innovation Institute

 
 

PHONE 502-852-6839

EMAIL s0zhen02@louisville.edu