Women in EP Luncheon

Thursday, May 9
12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Women in EP Networking Luncheon: Supporting and Promoting Women Investigators 

Women In EP Luncheon
The annual women in EP luncheon offers a unique opportunity to discuss, debate and network. The topic for this year's lunch discussion is to support and promote women investigators in basic and clinical research. The top scoring abstracts in the session will be awarded and our panel will discuss what motivates us, what challenges us and how we can be successful in our research endeavors.


Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD, FHRS, CCDS
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Expert Panelist

  • Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD
    University of Pavia & ICS Maugeri, Pavia, Italy  
  • Christine M. Albert, MD, MPH
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, CV Div and Div of Prev Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Andrea M. Russo, MD, FHRS
    Cooper University Hospital, Moorestown, NJ  
  • C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD
    Cedars Sinai, CA

Special Poster Presentations

Utility Of Thirty-day Continuous Ambulatory Monitoring To Identify Patient With Delayed Occurrence Of Atrioventricular Block After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Ying Tian, MD, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Beijing, China

The Power Of Three: An Uncommon Cause Of Atrial Far-field Myopotential Capture
Lauren Ashley Rousseau, PAC, CCDS, Cardiovascular Institute, Providence, RI

A Novel Irrigated Temperature-Controlled Lattice Ablation Catheter for Deep Ventricular Substrate: A Preclinical Biophysical Characterization
Ayelet Shapira-Daniels, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Characterizing Macroreentrant Atrial Flutter With Electromechanical Wave Imaging
Lea Melki, MSci, Columbia University - Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging Laboratory, New York, NY

Image Analysis Of Reverse Structural Remodeling In The Catheter Ablation Versus Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy For Atrial Fibrillation (CABANA) Trial
Maryam Rettmann, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Remote Monitoring Alerts For Atrial Fibrillation And Implications For Anticoagulation: A Retrospective Analysis Of A Large Remote Monitoring Cohort
Catherine O’Shea, MBBS, Royal Adelaide Hospital & University of Adelaide, Kingswood, Australia

A Knot In The Tether System During Leadless Pacemaker Implantation:Try To Recapture The Device Or Call A Surgeon?
Poojita Shivamurthy, MBBS, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY

Ventricular Assist Device Patients Experience A High Incidence Of ICD Shocks Despite Programming With ATP
Julie B.. Shea, MS, MSN, FHRS, CCDS, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cardiovascular Division, Boston, MA



  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • BioTel Heart

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