The Gala

Heart disease remains the number one cause of death globally and affects millions around the world.

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is dedicated to helping doctors improve survival and quality of life for people suffering from heart and vascular disease. For nearly 30 years, CRF has helped pioneer innovations in interventional cardiology and educated doctors on the latest treatments for heart disease.

Proceeds from the evening will benefit CRF’s medical research and educational programs.

Co-Chairs:
Juan F. Granada, MD
Martin B. Leon, MD
Gregg W. Stone, MD

Emcee:
Paul S. Teirsten, MD

Co-Chairs:
Juan F. Granada, MD
Martin B. Leon, MD
Gregg W. Stone, MD

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Past Honorees

About CRF

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is a nonprofit research and educational organization dedicated to helping doctors improve survival and quality of life for people suffering from heart and vascular disease. For nearly 30 years, CRF has helped pioneer innovations and educated doctors on the latest treatments for heart disease. We are committed to igniting the next wave of innovation in research and education that will help doctors save and improve the quality of their patients’ lives.

Our Model to Defy Heart Disease

 

CRF is the world’s leading organization specializing in interventional cardiology research and education. No other organization combines cutting-edge preclinical and clinical research with exceptional medical education to achieve one practical goal: to get better therapies into doctors’ hands quickly.

By covering all aspects of the research continuum, we’re able to accelerate the speed with which breakthrough therapies reach patients through doctors, improving survival rates and quality of life for patients worldwide.

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Juan F. Granada, MD President and Chief Executive Officer

Juan F. Granada, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Martin B. Leon, MD Founder and Chairman Emeritus Co-Director, M

Martin B. Leon, MD

Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Co-Director, Medical Research and Education

Gregg W. Stone, MD Immediate Past Chairman Co-Director, Medical

Gregg W. Stone, MD

Immediate Past Chairman
Co-Director, Medical Research and Education


Faculty

  • Alexandre Abizaid, MD, PhD
  • Andrea Abizaid, MD, PhD
  • Ziad A. Ali, MD, DPhil
  • Ori Ben-Yehuda, MD
  • Daniel Burkhoff, MD, PhD
  • Michael B. Collins, MD
  • George D. Dangas, MD, PhD
  • Anthony N. DeMaria, MD
  • Jose M. Dizon, MD
  • Philippe Généreux, MD
  • Isaac George, MD
  • Juan F. Granada, MD
  • Rebecca T. Hahn, MD
  • Allen Jeremias, MD, MSc
  • Nisha Jhalani, MD
  • Greg L. Kaluza MD, PhD
  • Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, MD, PhD
  • Omar K. Khalique, MD
  • Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM
  • Susheel Kodali, MD
  • Ioanna Kosmidou, MD, PhD
  • Nicholas J. Lembo, MD
  • Martin B. Leon, MD
  • Akiko Maehara, MD
  • Roxana Mehran, MD
  • James K. Min, MD
  • Gary S. Mintz, MD
  • Jeffrey W. Moses, MD
  • Tamim M. Nazif, MD
  • Manish A. Parikh, MD
  • Sahil A. Parikh, MD
  • LeRoy E. Rabbani, MD
  • Robert J. Sommer, MD
  • Gregg W. Stone, MD
  • Torsten P. Vahl, MD
  • Giora Weisz, MD
  • Geng-Hua Yi, MD

Board of Directors

  • Eric B. Woldenberg, Esq
  • Chairman
  • Joseph G. Beck
  • Colette Y. Gardner
  • Juan F. Granada, MD
  • William A. Himmelsbach, MPH, FACHE
  • Steven Hochberg
  • Karen G. Krasney, JD
  • Teresa Leste
  • Frank Litvack, MD
  • Jeffrey W. Moses, MD
  • Eric A. Rose, MD
  • Marvin L. Woodall