Administrative Staff

Division Management

Name Position
Michele Lima
Senior Administrative Division Director


Name          Position
Terra Coakley                              Administrative Director, Communication and Events

Clinical Research Operations

Name  Position
Gotzone Garay Director of Clinical Research Program                                                    
Jessica Ortega Associate to Gotzone Garay and Clinical Research Program/Clinical Trials Staff

Strategic Research Development

Elizabeth Seckel
Director, Strategic Research Development
Brandi Stephens
Research Development Specialist
Jennifer Nguyen
Grants Specialist

Financial Services

 Name   Position        
Enrique Menendez   Interim Finance Manager
Samia Iftekhar   Grants/Financial Specialist
Xiaomara M. Hernandez   Research Administrator
Alma Felicitas Molina
  Research Administrator
Christine Nguyen   Financial Analyst
Alysa Sweeney   Research Administrator
Jose A. Torres
  Senior Research Administrator


Name      Position
Erika Marr-Pollasky      Program Manager, Fellowship & Postdoctoral Programs Education
Taylor Storniolo   Fellowship Coordinator
Laliquinn Rotter   Fellowship Coordinator
Hannah Trang
  Fellowship & Postdoctoral Administrative Assistant
Sonal Maharaj   Postdoctoral Coordinator
Anna Conol   Postdoctoral Coordinator 

Front Desk

Name Position
Judy Womack Receptionist

Administrative Support

Affinity Group

Division Chief and Division Manager Executive Assistant

Names Position  
Cassandra Hawthorne Executive assistant to Dr. Lewis and Michele Lima  

Heart Failure

Name                       Position
Terra Coakley                             Programs Manager, Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease; Communication and Events Manager, CV Medicine 
Tawny Bagnol                       Associate to Drs. Khush, Sallam, Schroeder, Whitteles and Jimenez
Angela Marie Valdez       
                      Dr. Kawana, Varshney, Vagelos, and Jennifer Woo


Name             Position
Tatyana Perkis             Associate to Drs. Wang, Nguyen, Viswanathan, Baykaner, Badhwar, Narayan and Perez                                           


Names             Position
Aya Golan           
                 Associate to Drs. Schnittger, Nieman, Haddad, Tuzovic and Salerno
Sonia Amador
            Associate to Drs. Yang, Nieman, Dash, and Heidenreich

General Cardiology and Preventative Cardiology

Names Position
Lizette Espinosa
Associate to Drs. Khandelwal, Reejhsinghani, Rodriguez, Sandoval, Knowles, and Raina
Dalia Gonzalez Associate to Drs. Assimes and Gerber

Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology

Name                         Position
Brooke Gazzoli                         Supervisor, Associate to Drs. Ashley, Parikh, and Wheeler
Dalia Gonzalez                         Associate to Drs. Assimes
Tawny Bagnol                         Associate to Drs. Khush, Alexander, Schroeder, and Witteles
Angela Marie Valdez                         Associate to Drs. Varshney and Vagelos
Michele Huang
                        Associate to Dr. Valentine

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Name       Position
Alyse Khoury       Associate to Drs. Lui, Haeffele, Clarke and Rockson
Angela Marie Valdez       Associate to Dr. Woo


Name                               Position
Michelle Zhen Huang
                              Associate to Drs. Valentine, Quertermous, and Palaniappan

Interventional Cardiology

Name                 Position
Manisha Sitlani                 Administrative Supervisor (CVMed), Assistant to Dr.  Alan Yeung, Medical Director of Cardiovascular Health, Stertzer, and Kim            
Justin Toralba                 Associate to Drs. Tremmel, Fearon, and Kim
Jasreet Gill                 Associate to Dr. Sharma
Dalia Gonzalez
                Associate to Drs. Lee and Yong