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RAPID - Leadership

Principal Investigators

Phase I and II

Pablo Morales, MD, U.S. FDA, Jose.Morales@fda.hhs.gov

Robert Thatcher, 4C Medical Technologies

Jack Cronenwett, MD, Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI), jack.l.cronenwett@dartmouth.edu

Phase III

Misti Malone, PhD, U.S. FDA, Misti.Malone@fda.hhs.gov

Melanie Raska, Boston Scientific, Melanie.Raska@bsci.com

Daniel Bertges, MD Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI), Daniel.Bertges@uvmhealth.org

 

Phase IV

Global Regulatory Acceptance

Ken Cavanaugh, PhD, U.S. FDA; Co-Chair

Aaron Lottes, PhD Purdue University, Co-Chair

Melanie Raska, Boston Scientific; Co-Chair

Dan Stephens, PhD, Boston Scientific, Project Lead

Alexia Bwensa, MMCi, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Assoc. Project Lead

 

Peripheral Intervention

Daniel Bertges, MD University of Vermont/SVS VQI Co-Chair

Nina Deno, PhD, Cook Medical; Co-Chair

Misti Malone, PhD, U.S. FDA Co-Chair

Josh Smale, Becton Dickinson Co-Chair

Vikram Kashyap, MD Spectrum Health; Co-Chair

Rebecca Wilgus, MSN Duke Clinical Research Institute; Project Lead

 

Aortic Intervention

Ken Cavanaugh, PhD, U.S. FDA; Co-Chair

Elisa Hebb, Endologix; Co-Chair

Jens Jorgensen, MD Maine Medical Center, SVS VQI Co-Chair

Gary Lemmon, MD Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization

Sal Scali, MD, University of Florida, SVS VQI Co-Chair

Rebecca Wilgus, MSN Duke Clinical Research Institute; Project Lead

 

Mechanical Circulatory Support

Nicole Gillette, PhD U.S. FDA; Co-Chair

Ian Gilchrist, MD Pennsylvania State University Co-Chair

David Morrow, MD, Brigham & Women’s/Harvard Co-Chair

Eric Vang, Medtronic; Co-Chair

Alexia Bwensa, MMCi, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Assoc. Project Lead

 

Heart Valves

Martin Leon, MD Cardiovascular Research Foundation; Co-Chair

Michael Mack, MD Baylor Scott & White; Co-Chair

Jeffry Popma, MD Medtronic;  Co-Chair

Vinod Thourani, MD Piedmont Health; Co-Chair

Changfu Wu, PhD U.S.FDA;  Co-Chair

Maria Alu, Cardiovascular Research Foundation; Project Lead

 

Data Governance/Operational Roles & Responsibilities

Christine Rutan, AHA; Co-Chair

Sreek Vemulapalli, MD Duke University Co-Chair

Larry Wood, Edwards; Co-Chair

Bram Zuckerman, U.S. FDA; Co-Chair

Maria Alu, Cardiovascular Research Foundation; Project Lead

 

MDEpiNet Key Advisors

Mitchell Krucoff, MD, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)

Danica Marinac-Dabic, MD, PhD, MMSc, FDA

Contact Us

MDEpiNet_RAPID@dm.duke.edu

Rebecca Wilgus, RN, MSN, Project Leader, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)

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