Elazer R. Edelman is Edward Poitras Professor Medical Engineering and Science MIT, Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School, and Senior Attending Physician Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He directs MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Sciences dedicated to applying physical sciences to biologic processes and disease mechanisms, and home to graduate and medical doctoral degrees programs.
His research interests meld medical and scientific training leveraging pathophysiologic insight to improve clinical decision-making and device design. More than 350 students and fellows have passed through Edelman’s laboratory publishing over 900 scientific articles and 90 patents.
Edelman is fellow of American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Association of University Cardiologists, American Society of Clinical Investigation, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Inventors, National Academy of Medicine, and National Academy of Engineering. As Chief Scientific Advisor of Science: Translational Medicine he has set the tone for the national debate on translational research and innovation. As co-founder of ASTM F04.03 he helped create standards for cardiovascular implants. He served on FDA’s Science Board and as ORISE fellow FDA EIR
Sergio Waxman, MD, MBA
Dr. Waxman serves as the Division Director of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Waxman received his medical degree from the Universidad Anahuac in his native Mexico City. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine as well as fellowships in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at the New England Deaconess Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology.
Eric Osborn, MD, PhD
Dr. Osborn is an Interventional Cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA and faculty at Harvard Medical School. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and PhD. in Medical Engineering and Medical Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His clinical and research interests include intravascular imaging and coronary physiology.
Esad Vucic, MD
Dr. Vucic earned his MD degree from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Physiology at Yale University, New Haven. He then continued with his internship at SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West, New York. Following his training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Vucic performed research training in advanced cardiac imaging focused on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography and Nuclear imaging at the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. He then completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, Advanced Cardiac Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and Cardiac Electrophysiology at New York University, New York.
He joined Newark Beth Israel, in 2019 and is heading the advanced cardiac imaging service with a focus on cardiac MRI and cardiac CT.
Sheeva Rajaei, MD
Dr. Sheeva Rajaei is a non-invasive cardiologist at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University and was awarded the prestigious NIH T32 research fellowship at Stanford University. Her clinical interests include the management of patients with coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, women’s cardiovascular disease and echocardiography.