Cardiac Care 5-Year
Horizon Project Report
  Appendix II: Expert Sources
Background Cardiac
Introduction Cardiology Issues and
Name Position Organization
David Bendich, MD Senior Medical Director Horizon Healthcare
of New Jersey
Edwin Blumberg, MD Chief of Cardiology Muhlenberg Hospital
Alfred S. Casale, MD Chief of Cardiac Surgery UMDNJ
Tony M. Chou, MD Director of Clinical Development; Associate Professor of Medicine Pharmacyclics;
University of California,
San Francisco
Raymond E. Cogen, MD Chief Medical Director Horizon Healthcare
of New Jersey
Charles Dennis, MD Chief of Cardiology Deborah Heart and
Lung Center
George DiFerdinando, MD Deputy Commissioner New Jersey Department of
Health and Senior Services
Frank Gilly, MD Medical Director Warren Hospital
John Gregory, MD Senior Investigator of C-Port Trial Overlook Hospital
David Habif, MD Radiologist and Member The Health Care
Administration Board
Suzanne Ianni Executive Director Hospital Alliance of
New Jersey
Kathleen Klige, RN, C Director of Cardiovascular Services Solaris Health System
John B. Kostis, MD Chairman of Medicine UMDNJ/Robert Wood
Johnson Medical School
Nick Kouchoukas, MD Past President The Society of
Thoracic Surgeons
Clifford Lacy, MD Chief of Cardiology UMDNJ/Robert Wood
Johnson Medical School
Arthur Millman, MD Director Trinitas Hospital
Cosmo Mongiello Vice President, Finance Hackensack University
Medical Center
Gerard Muench Director Emergency Medical Service,
New Jersey Department of
Health and Senior Services
Milton Prystowsky, MD Pediatric Cardiologist; Member Children's Hospital of NJ
at Newark Beth Israel;
NJ Public Health Council
Karen Rago Vice President Stanford University Hospital
Jim Ritchie, MD Chief of Cardiology University of Washington
William Tansey, III, MD Cardiologist Summit Medical Group
Tom Terrill President University Health Systems
of New Jersey
Neil Triester, MD President American Physicians
Rita Watson, MD Cardiologist Monmouth Cardiology
Dick Whitten, MD Medical Director Washington State Health
Care Authority

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