Executive Committee: Christopher M. O’Connor, MD; Kerry L. Lee, PhD; Stephen J. Ellis, PhD; David S. Rendall, BA, PA-C; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; David J. Whellan, MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Ileana L. Piña, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Steven J. Keteyian, PhD, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan; Lawton S. Cooper, MD, MPH; Robin Boineau, MD; Lawrence J. Fine, MD, DrPH; Jerome L. Fleg, MD; Eric S. Leifer, PhD; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland; Virginia Erickson, RN, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles; Jonathan G. Howlett, MD, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSN, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Debra Isaac, MD, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta; Robert McKelvie, MD, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario; Faiez Zannad, MD, PhD, Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy, France.
Coordinating Center (Duke Clinical Research Institute): Sharon Boozer, BA; Patty Connolly; Anthony Doll, BA; Stephen J. Ellis, PhD; Camille Frazier, MD, MHS; Deb Mark; Michelle McClanahan-Crowder, AA; Marcia Meyer, RN, BSN; Brenda S. Mickley, BS; David S. Rendall, BA, PA-C; Molly Rich; Hoss Rostami, BSMSE; Sharon Settles, MS; Kathy Spinella, BBA; Jessica Staib, PhD; Omar Thompson, BA; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Steering Committee (U01 Grant Sites): William Abraham, MD; Danuta Biniakiewicz, PhD; Joann Homan, RN; Ohio State University, Columbus; Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH; Meredith Fitz-Gerald, RN, BSN; University of Alabama at Birmingham; Gregory Ewald, MD; Heidi Craddock, RN; Jean Flanagan, RN, MSN; Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri; Gregg Fonarow, MD; Virginia Erickson, RN, PhD; University of California, Los Angeles; Wilson Colucci, MD; Nancy Z. Lim, RN; Elena Tokareva, PhD; Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts; Rami Alharethi, MD; Ray Hershberger, MD; Deirdre Nauman; Oregon Health & Science University, Portland; Steven J. Keteyian, PhD; Matthew Saval, MS; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan; Dalane W. Kitzman, MD; Brittney L. Fray, MS; Brian Moore, MS; Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Ileana L. Piña, MD; Marianne Vest, MA, BSN; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; Andrew Smith, MD; Gail Snell, RN, BSN, CCRC; Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Eugene Wolfel, MD; Mona Cantu, RN, NP; University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora.
Steering Committee (Non–U01 Grant Sites): Kirkwood Adams, MD; Jana Glotzer, RN, MSN, ACNP; Valerie Johnson, RN; Kate Schumacher; UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Gordon Blackburn, PhD; Carrie Geither, RN; Susan Moore, RN, BSN; Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio; A. Bleakley Chandler, Jr, MD; Shanda Browning Vaughn, RN; Paula J. Easler, RN, CCRC; Debbie Williams; University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia; Julius M. Gardin, MD; Kelly Dimick, RN; Sharon K. Sklar, LPN; Sherri Teller, RN, CCRP; St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan; Jalal K. Ghali, MD; Karen Hale-Stenson, RN; LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana; Mihai Gheorghiade, MD; Theresa Strzelczyk, APN, CNS; Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; Maryl R. Johnson, MD; Cassondra Vander Ark, RN, MS, CCRC; University of Wisconsin-Madison; Lee R. Goldberg, MD, MPH; Andrew Kao, MD; Jennifer Dekerlegand, MPT, PhD; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; William E. Kraus, MD; Johanna Johnson, MS; Brian D. Duscha, MS; Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Mandeep R. Mehra, MD; Hector Ventura, MD; Bobbett Harris, RN; Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana; Monica Colvin-Adams, MD; Kathy Duderstadt, BSN; Karen Meyer, RN, BSN; Melissa Steger, RN, CCRC; University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview; Barry Cabuay, MD; Ron M. Oren, MD; Page Scovel, RN, BSN, CCRC; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic, Iowa City; Andrew Kao, MD; Tracey Stevens, MD; Karen Haffey, RN, BSN, CCRC; Christy Mandacina; Ann Stewart, RN, BSN; Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, Missouri; Ann M. Swank, PhD, CSCS; John Manire, MS; University of Louisville, Kentucky; Paul D. Thompson, MD; Ludmila Cosio-Lima, PhD; Marie Lagasse, MS; Hartford Hospital, Connecticut; Tehmina Naz, MD; Lynne Wagoner, MD; Susan K. Roll, RN, BSN; University of Cincinnati, Ohio; Frank G. Yanowitz, MD; Johnny Walker; Adam Mueller; LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah; Peter McCullough, MD; Cathy Coleman, RN, BSN, CCRC; Kimberly A. Dorrell; Tamika Washington; William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan; Eileen Handberg, PhD; James A. Hill, MD; Jacqueline Bakos, RN; Alice Boyette; Pamela Smith; Cynthia Williams, RN, BSN, MS; University of Florida, Gainesville; Dalynn Badenhop, PhD; Susan Schroeder; Kelly Walter; Medical University of Ohio, Toledo; Peter Kokkinos, PhD; Elisse Collins; Lauren Korsak, MS; Washington DC VA Medical Center; Eric Eichhorn, MD; Allison Leonard, RN, BSN; Tina Worley, RN, BSN; Medical City Dallas Hospital, Texas; Gerald Fletcher, MD; Phil Peasley, RN; Pam Oldano, RN; Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Florida; John Kostis, MD; Nora M. Cosgrove, RN, BS; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick; Udho Thadani, MD; Lisa Rogan, RN, BSN; Michelle Thresher, RN, BSN; John Turner, RN; University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City; Denise Barnard, MD; Denise Herman, MD; Annette Contasti, RN; Marcy Sagerian, RN; University of California, San Diego Medical Center; Elizabeth Ofili, MD; Anekwe Onwuanyi, MD; Sunday Nkemdiche, MD; Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Howard Eisen, MD; James Fitzpatrick, MD; Joyce Wald, DO; Jennie Wong, RN, CCRP; Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Myrvin Ellestad, MD; Leslie Kern, RN, PhD; Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, California; Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD; Mary J. Burns, RN; UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California; Savitri Fedson, MD; Ravi K. Garg, MD; Peggy Bennett, RN; Linda Bond, RN, MSN; University of Chicago Hospitals, Illinois; Leway Chen, MD, MPH; Janice Schrack, RN, BSN; Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York; Douglas Pearce, MD; Linda Bond, MSN, RN; Greg Palevo; Margarett Serfass, RN; Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee; Daniel Forman, MD; Maria M. Lopez; Yemi Talabi-Oates; April Williams; Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; David Truitte, MD; Cindy Baumann, RN, CCRN; Lynchburg General Hospital, Virginia; Jenny Adams, PhD; Anne Lawrence, RN; Baylor Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Dallas, Texas; Dennis McNamara, MD; Emily Gruendler, RN, BSN; Virginia Schneider; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania; Steven Hutchins, MD; Alyce Hartwick, RN; Heart Clinic Arkansas, Little Rock; Paul Campbell, MD; Michele Esposito; Northeast Medical Center, Concord, North Carolina; Carol Buchter, MD; Rebecca A. Letterer, RN, BSN; University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle; Robert Taylor, MD; Cheri Wells, RN, MSN; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque; Bruce Johnson, PhD; Beth Kaping, RN; Susan Leathes, RN; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Joseph O’Bryan, MD; Lynn Langley, RN; Southwest Florida Heart Group, Fort Myers; Edward T. Hastings, MD; Cassandra Clancy, RN, CCRC; St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Neil Agruss, MD; Christine Lawless, MD; Robin Fortman, MS, APN/CNP, CCRC; Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois; Timothy R. McConnell, PhD; Deb Wantz, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRC; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania; Mary N. Walsh, MD; Regina Margiotti, CMS, CCRC; The Care Group, Indianapolis, Indiana; Stuart Russell, MD; Elizabeth Heck, RN, BSN; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; Justine Lachmann, MD; Diane Lippman, RN; Jeannette McLaughlin, RN; St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York; Joel Landzberg, MD; Susan Mathus, RN, BSN; Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey; David W. Cullinane, MD; Wyatt Voyles, MD; Dione Lenz, RN; Scott Kaczkowski. BS, CCRC; Medical Center of the Rockies Foundation, Loveland, Colorado; Jack L. David, MD; Eve Gillespie, MD, PhD; Pat Keane-Richmond, RN, CCRC; Glacier View Cardiology, Kalispell, Montana; Steven K. Krueger, MD; Lori Heiss, RN, BS; BryanLGH Heart Institute, Lincoln, Nebraska; Stephen Gottlieb, MD; Nancy Greenberg, RN, BSN, MS; University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore; Neil Gordon, MD; Emily Parks, BS; Melanie Willoughby, RN, BSN, CCRN; St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital, Savannah, Georgia; Marvin W. Kronenberg, MD; Jennie Glenn, RN; Carol Madison, RN; Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Malcolm Arnold, MD; Julie K. Smith, RN; London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario; Eduardo Azevedo, MD; Glen Drobot, MD; Estrellita Estrella-Holder, RN, BN, MSA, CCN(C); St. Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Jonathan Howlett, MD; Darlene Cooley-Warnell; Sheila Yarn, RN; Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Debra Isaac, MD; Jane Grant, RN; Kim Lyzun; Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta; Marie-Helene LeBlanc, MD; Rachel Vienneau, RN, BSc; Hôpital Laval, Sainte-Foy, Quebec; Robert S. McKelvie, MD; Linda Beare; Jill Hancock, LRN; Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario; Gordon Moe, MD; Delores Golob, RN, BA; St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario; Kenneth Melvin, MD; Anne Cymet, RN; Judith Renton, RN; Toronto General Hospital, Ontario; Anil Nigam, MD; Julie LaLonge; Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec; Karim Djaballah, MD; Hôpital Brabois, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France; Patrick Aebehard, MD; Centre Cardiologique du Nord, Saint-Denis, France; Marie Christine Iliou, MD; Hôpital Broussais, Paris, France; Remi Sabatier, MD; Annette Belin, MD; Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Caen, France; Alain Cohen-Solal, MD; Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy, France; Luc Hittinger, MD, Hôpital Henri Mondor, Créteil, France.
Data and Safety Monitoring Board: Bertram Pitt, MD (chair), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Philip A. Ades, MD, University of Vermont, South Burlington; Lotfy L. Basta, MD, San Francisco, California; Victor Froelicher MD, Stanford University and Palo Alto VA Medical Center, California; Mary Elizabeth Hamel, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Barry M. Massie, MD, San Francisco VA Hospital, California; Lemuel Moyé, MD, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Lynda H. Powell, PhD, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois.
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Core Lab: William E. Kraus, MD (director); Johanna Johnson, MS; Lucy Piner, MS; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Daniel Bensimhon, MD (codirector), LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina; Stuart Russell, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.
Echo Core Lab: Julius M. Gardin, MD (director); Renee L. Bess, BS, RDCS, RVT; Gerald I. Cohen, MD; St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan.
Heart Rate Training Core Lab: Steven J. Keteyian, PhD (director); Jonathan K. Ehrman, PhD (associate director); Clinton A. Brawner, MS (coordinator); Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan.
Adherence Core Lab: Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSN (codirector), Stanford University, Stanford, California; James A. Blumenthal, PhD (codirector); Krista Barbour, PhD; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Tanya M. Spruill, PhD, Columbia University, New York City, New York; Bess Marcus, PhD, Brown Medical School and Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island; Jim Raczynski, MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock.
Biomarker and DNA Core Lab: Kirkwood Adams, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Mark Donahue, MD; Mike Felker, MD; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Economics and Quality of Life Group: Kevin A. Schulman, MD; Kevin P. Weinfurt, PhD; Kathryn E. Flynn, PhD; Shelby Reed, PhD; Ann Burnette, BS; Linda Davidson-Ray, MA; Joëlle Y. Friedman, MPA; Yanhong Li, MS; Li Lin, MS; Betsy O’Neal, BA;, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Clinical End Point Committee: Michael Zile, MD (chair), Ralph H. Johnson; VA Medical Center and Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; Daniel R. Bensimhon, MD, LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina; Vera Bittner, MD, MSPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Robin Boineau, MD, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland; Mark E. Dunlap, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; William E. Kraus, MD; Christopher M. O’Connor; Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Gordon Moe, MSC, MD, FRCP(C), St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario; John Wertheimer, MD, Thomas Jefferson University and Drexel University Medical Residents at Abington Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; David J. Whellan, MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.