James A. Reiffel, MD, FACC

Professional Bio:

James A. Reiffel, MD FACC, FAHA, FHRS, FESC, FACP, member EHRA Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Special Lecturer, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; and, Attending Physician [Emeritus] at The Presbyterian Hospital in New York City; Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology. During his career, Dr. Reiffel: • Has been actively involved in teaching, research, and clinical practice for over 4 decades. • Has had an active practice in consultative clinical cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. • Has served as Director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Laboratory and the Electrocardiography Lab at the Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Medical Center. • Has taught regionally, nationally, and internationally -- having given over 1000 invited presentations at most major medical institutions in the country and at several lay programs and on radio and TV as well. • Has been author or co-author of over 500 medical publications as well as 2 children’s books and one golf book. • Has served on the editorial board of several medical journals and actively does peer-review for many more. • Has served in advisory capacities re: the FDA and multiple pharmaceutical and medical device companies and has been on planning committees for the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium. • Has been involved in developmental/research studies of electrophysiological techniques, antiarrhythmic pharmaceuticals and devices, new anticoagulants, and multiple major multicenter trials. Finally, Dr. Reiffel is a member of the Steering Committee for both the CABANA trial and the ORBIT AF Registries, was the Principal Investigator (PI) for the recently completed REVEAL AF trial, and co-PI for the recently reported HARMONY trial. Dr. Reiffel is also on the Steering Committee of the HEARTLINE trial. Dr. Reiffel also serves on the Board of Directors of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, FL. and on the Board of Advisors of the Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University in Durham, NC.

General Statement of Disclosure:

CONSULTING FEES/HONORARIA: Acesion(MODEST), Sanofi(MODEST), Correvio(MODEST), Amarin(MODEST) SPEAKER'S BUREAU: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc(MODEST), Sanofi-Aventis(SIGNIFICANT) RESEARCH/RESEARCH GRANTS: Medtronic(MODEST), Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc(MODEST)

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