Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS, FACC
Chair, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Email: poonamchou@gmail.com
Social Media: @Pooh_Velagapudi
Clinical/Research Interests: High Risk Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, Mechanical Circulatory Support in Shock, Radial and Large Bore Access, Percutaneous Transcatheter Therapies including TAVR, TMVR, and MitraClip

Tamara (Tami) Atkinson, MD
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Portland VA Medical Center
Email: Tamara.atkinson@va.gov
Social Media: @TamiAtkinson
Clinical/Research Interests: structural valve interventions, veteran health care, interventional cardiology

Babar Basir, DO, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Henry Ford Hospital
Email: mbasir1@hfhs.org
Social Media: @Babar_Basir
Clinical/Research Interests: Complex Coronary Interventions, Advanced Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices. Research interests include the use of mechanical circulatory support devices in cardiogenic shock and strategies to improve the safety of complex coronary interventions.

Brenton Bauer, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: COR Healthcare Associates/Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Email: bbaue002@gmail.com
Social Media: Twitter @BrentonBauerMD, LinkedIn
Clinical/Research Interests: General Cardiology, Cardio-Oncology, & Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Aditya Bharadwaj, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Loma Linda University
Email: adityadoc@gmail.com
Social Media: Twitter @adityadoc1
Clinical/Research Interests: Interventional Cardiology- high bleeding risk, mechanical circulatory support, cardiogenic shock

Sunit-Preet "Sonny" Chaudhry, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana
Email: Sunit.Chaudhry@Ascension.org
Social Media: @SunitChaudhryMD
Clinical/Research Interests: Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplantation, Precision Medicine

Sanah Christopher, MD, FACC, RPVI
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Hawaii Pacific Health
Email: sanah.christopher99@gmail.com
Social Media: @SanChris999
Clinical/Research Interests: Women's Cardiovascular Health, Complex PCI, Cardiogenic shock, Mechanical circulatory support

Michael Cullen, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Mayo Clinic
Twitter: @mwcullen
Clinical/Research Interests: General cardiology, cardiovascular education, echocardiography, structural heart disease

Nadia Fida, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

Nkechinyere "Nkechi" Ijioma, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, WI
Email: NIJIOMA@altru.org
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Howard M. Julien, MD, MPH, ML
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Email: hmartinjulien@gmail.com
Social Media: Twitter @hmartinjulien
Clinical/Research Interests: Healthcare Disparities and Equity in Cardiovascular Outcomes, Healthcare Quality Improvement, Healthcare Resource Utilization, Health Law, Nuclear Cardiac Imaging Echocardiography

Mirza Umair Khalid
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: Baylor College of Medicine
Email: mukhalid@bcm.edu
Social Media: Twitter @Umair2017
Clinical/Research Interests: Intracoronary Imaging & coronary physiology, Invasive cardiac hemodynamics, valvular heart disease, Complex coronary interventions (Bifurcation, Left main, CTOs), multimodality imaging.

Nosheen Reza, MD, FACC
Ex-Officio Member, Early Career Professional Council, Immediate Past Chair, FIT Leadership Council

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Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Email: nosheen.reza@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Social Media: @noshreza - linkedin.com/in/nosheenreza
Clinical/Research Interests: Cardiovascular Genetics; Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplantation; Medical Education; Quality Improvement & Patient Safety; Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Matthew Sherwood, MD, FACC
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: INOVA Medical Group

Newton B. Wiggins, MD, FACC, FHRS
Member, Early Career Professional Council

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Institution: The Chattanooga Heart Institute
Email: newton.wiggins@gmail.com
Social Media: Twitter @nbwiggins
Clinical/Research Interests: Catheter Ablation. Device Therapy. Healthcare Efficiency