Committees & Invited Speakers

Organizing Committee





Maria Kiaffas
MD, PhD, Pediatric cardiologist, Non-Invasive Imaging, Director of Fetal Cardiology, The Ward Family Heart Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, SOM UMKC, Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City, MO, USA


John Papagiannis
MD, PhD, Pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist, Director Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece


Aikaterini Giannakopoulou
MD, MSc, PhD, President of the Hellenic Association of Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric and Adult Cardiologist, Director Pediatric Cardiology Clinic, "Aghia Sophia” Children's Hospital, NHS, Athens, Greece


Sanket Shah
MD, MPH, Pediatric cardiologist, Director of Non-invasive imaging, The Ward Family Heart Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, SOM UMKC, Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City, MO, USA


 

 

Invited Speakers

 



Doaa Aly
MD, MSc, Pediatric Cardiologist, Non-invasive imaging, Director 3D echocardiography program, Benioff Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA


Petros Anagnostopoulos
MD, MBA, FACS, Surgeon in Chief, American Family Children's Hospital Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA


Sotiria Apostolopoulou
MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece


Maria Boutsikou
MD, MSc, PhD, FESC, FSCMR, Consultant Cardiologist, Specialized in Congenital Heart Disease and Cardiac MRI, Cardiac MRI/CT Unit Director, Mediterraneo Hospital, Athens, Greece




Marietta Charakida
MD, Assistant Professor, Consultant in Fetal and Paediatric Cardiologist, UK, Greece


Nadine Chouetier
MD, Director of Congenital Cardiac MRI Program, Co-Director of the Kawasaki Disease f/u Program, Mount Sinai Children’s Heart Center, Associate Professor of Pediatric Cardiology and Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine, USA


Mary Donofrio
MD, FAAP, FACC, FASE, The Van Metre Companies Endowed Chair of Fetal Cardiology, Medical Director of Prenatal Cardiology and Critical Care Delivery Program, Director of the Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship, Co-Director of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program, Children’s National Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine, Past President, Fetal Heart Society, USA

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Makarios Eleftheriades
MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feto-Maternal Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece




Tal Geva
MD, Cardiologist-in-Chief and Chairman, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children’s Hospital; Alexander S. Nadas Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Ilias Iliopoulos
MD, FRCPCH, FRCPC, FAAP, Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, INOVA L.J. Children’s Hospital, Falls Church, USA

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Juan Pablo Kaski
MD, Professor of Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Medicine & Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital & UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science; Head, UCL Centre for Paediatric Inherited and Rare Cardiovascular Disease; Director, Great Ormond Street Hospital Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, London UK

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Soultana (Tania) Kourtidou
MD, MSc, Pediatric Cardiology Attending, Fetal Echocardiography and Pediatric CMR Scientific Lead, Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece

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Anita J. Moon-Grady
MD, FACC, FAAP, Director, Fetal Cardiovascular Program, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

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Gerald Marx
MD, Director, Ultrasound Imaging Research, Associate Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Evangelia Nyktari
MD, Cardiology Consultant, CMR unit Clinical lead, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece


Anitha Parthiban
MD, FASE, FACC, FAAP, Medical Director, Pediatric Echocardiography, Texas Children's Hospital, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas, USA




Sheetal Patel
MD, MSCI, Director – Fetal Cardiac Program, Co-Director – Chicago Institute of Fetal Health, Co-Director – Turner Syndrome Multidisciplinary Program, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA


Andrew Powell
MD, Chief, Division of Cardiac Imaging, Donald C. Fyler Chair in Pediatric Cardiology, Senior Associate Cardiologist, Boston Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Carter Ralphe
MD, Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology, American Family Children’s Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA


Margaret Samyn
MD MBA, Assistant Dean for Scholarly Activities, Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Herma Heart Institute at Children's Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA




Stephen Sanders
MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Director, Cardiac Registry,  Departments of Cardiology, Pathology and Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

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Maully Shah
MBBS, FACC, FHRS, CCDS, CEPS, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology), Perelman SOM, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Shardha Srinivasan
MD, Director Fetal Cardiology, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, UW Kids, American Family Children’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA


Shubika Srivastava
MD, Chief of Cardiology, Co-Director Cardiac Center, Nemours-Alfred I. duPont Children’s Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Wilmington, Delaware, USA




Anna Tsirka
MD, Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist, Director, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, St Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Anne Marie Valente
MD, Section Chief, Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH) and Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Senior Associate Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA