ACPC Section Members Receive Research Grants

Four members of ACC's Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology (ACPC) Section recently were among the six recipients of research grants from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) to advance the science of congenital heart disease (CHD) in adults. Congratulations to Jill Steiner, MD, co-chair of ACPC's ACHD FIT Work Group; Richard A. Krasuski, MD, FACC; Carla Rodriguez-Monserrate, MD; and Nael Aldweib, MD. Krasuski was one of three recipients of two-year grants jointly funded by ACHA and the Meil Family Foundation at $32,500 per year for his work on "Peer Coaching Adaptive Self-Management Interventions for Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease." Steiner, Rodgriguez-Monserrate and Aldweib each received one-year grants of $10,000 funded by ACHA and Project Heart for their work on "Strategies for the Successful Adaption of the PRISM Intervention to Promote Resilience for Patients with Adult Congenital Heart Disease;" "Cognitive Impairments in Adult CHD Patients;" and "Serial C-Reactive Protein Measurements to Predict Clinical Events in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease," respectively. Read more.