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Valerie Rusch Mentored Career Development Awardees

2023

Anna Maria Garcia Cardoso, MD
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

AATS Host: Paula Ugalde Figueroa, MD
Host Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Kaoutar Farahi, MD
Mohammedia, Morocco

AATS Host: Hani Najm, MD, Msc, FACC, FRCSC, FRCS
Host Institution: Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Marcela Sena, MD
São Paulo, Brazil

AATS Host: Gilbert Tang, MD, MSc, MBA, FRCSC, FACC, FSCAI
Host Institution: Mount Sinai

2022

Penelope Adinku, MD
Accra, Ghana

AATS Host: S. Adil Husain, MD
Host Institution: Primary Children's Hospital/University of Utah

Alejandra Valeria Iturriaga, MD
León, Guanajuato, Mexico
AATS Host: Pedro del Nido, MD
Host Institution: Boston's Children's Hospital

Marina Oliveira, MD
Campinas, Brazil

AATS Host: Paula A. Ugalde Figueroa
Host Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital

2021

Arifa Alizad, MD
Kabul, Afghanistan

AATS Host: Thoralf Sundt
Host Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital

Christine Carmelle Esplana, MD
Zamboanga City, Philippines

AATS Host: Stephen Yang
Host Institution: The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Debora Klein Ferreira, MD
Porto Alegre, Brazil

AATS Host: Ourania Preventza
Host Institution: Baylor St Luke's Medical Center